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Monday, October 4, 2010

SEC Proposes Disclosure Rule for ABSs

The SEC published proposed rule DISCLOSURE FOR ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES REQUIRED BY SECTION 943 OF THE DODD-FRANK WALL STREET REFORM AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT.  According to the summary:

Pursuant to Section 943 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act we are proposing rules related to representations and warranties in asset-backed securities offerings. Our proposals would require securitizers of asset-backed securities to disclose fulfilled and unfulfilled repurchase requests across all transactions. Our proposals would also require nationally recognized statistical rating organizations to include information regarding the representations, warranties and enforcement mechanisms available to investors in an asset-backed securities offering in any report accompanying a credit rating issued in connection with such offerings, including a preliminary credit rating.

 Comments should be received on or before November 15, 2010.

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