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The big hole in Washington's rating agency reform - The Globe and Mail (subscription)

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The big hole in Washington's rating agency reform
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Washington has missed a trick with rating agency reform. On Wednesday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission finally approved new rules for judging the riskiness of asset-backed bonds. Some are modestly helpful. But measures like imposing ...

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All of the credit rating agencies have confirmed Québec's credit rating - Canada NewsWire (press release)

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All of the credit rating agencies have confirmed Québec's credit rating
Canada NewsWire (press release)
QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 28, 201 /CNW Telbec/ - Minister of Finance Carlos Leitão is satisfied with the decisions announced in recent weeks by the five credit rating agencies that attribute a rating to Québec. "All of the agencies, without exception, have ...

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Remember me on this computer - The New Republic

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Remember me on this computer
The New Republic
Credit rating agencies were the drivers of the financial crisis. Their AAA stamps of approval encouraged investors to purchase massive quantities of subprime mortgage-backed securities. As we now know, these assurances of complete safety led investors ...
New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit-Rating AgenciesThe National Law Journal (registration)
SEC hits conflict of interest at ratings agenciesMcClatchy Washington Bureau
SEC Adopts New Rules on Asset-Backed Securities and Credit RatingsNew York Times
Reuters -Credit Union Times -ThinkAdvisor
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SEC Spells Out How Rating Agencies Must Reveal Conflicts of Interest - CFO Magazine

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SEC Spells Out How Rating Agencies Must Reveal Conflicts of Interest
CFO Magazine
If the rating isn't revised or affirmed within 15 calendar days of the date the influence of a conflict is discovered, the agency must issue a publication reporting that the rating is up for review. The publication must include an explanation “that the ...

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Washington misses trick with rating agency reform - Breakingviews

Google News - jeu, 08/28/2014 - 18:56

Washington misses trick with rating agency reform
Breakingviews
The SEC has finally approved new rules for judging the riskiness of asset-backed bonds. Some are modestly helpful. But measures like imposing unsolicited ratings on deals would offer more robust changes – and may foster much-needed competition for ...

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SEC votes for more checks on rating agencies - FierceFinanceIT

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SEC votes for more checks on rating agencies
FierceFinanceIT
The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved new checks and safeguards for rating agencies aimed at preventing conflicts of interest and ensuring the integrity of credit ratings. "Today's reforms will help protect investors and markets against a ...

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Statement by Commissioner Kara M. Stein on Credit Rating Agencies at SEC ... - Insurance News Net

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Statement by Commissioner Kara M. Stein on Credit Rating Agencies at SEC ...
Insurance News Net
[3] (http://www.sec.gov/News/PublicStmt/Detail/PublicStmt/1370542773068#_ftn3) State insurance and other regulators followed suit, and eventually the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) gave certain rating agencies a seal of approval in 1975 as ...

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New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit-Rating Agencies - The National Law Journal (registration)

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The National Law Journal (registration)

New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit-Rating Agencies
The National Law Journal (registration)
A divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted new rules for credit-rating agencies, stepping up review and disclosure requirements and adding safeguards to prevent sales and marketing considerations from influencing the ...

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SEC Adopts Credit Rating Agency Reform Rules - Insurance News Net

Google News - mer, 08/27/2014 - 23:46

SEC Adopts Credit Rating Agency Reform Rules
Insurance News Net
The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted new requirements for credit rating agencies to enhance governance, protect against conflicts of interest, and increase transparency to improve the quality of credit ratings and increase credit rating ...

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SEC Finalizes Rules Concerning ABS And Credit Rating Agencies - ValueWalk

Google News - mer, 08/27/2014 - 23:40

SEC Finalizes Rules Concerning ABS And Credit Rating Agencies
ValueWalk
We are pleased that the SEC has finalized these rules, which were mandated four years ago in the Dodd-Frank Act. The rule on credit rating agencies has been improved since the initial proposal and now contains much stronger language addressing the ...

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SEC Finalizes Tougher Rating Agency Rules - Credit Union Times

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SEC Finalizes Tougher Rating Agency Rules
Credit Union Times
The SEC on Wednesday adopted new rules for credit rating agencies that address problems which allegedly contributed to the failure of corporate credit unions. The new rules, which will enhance governance, protect against conflicts of interest and ...

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SEC Rating Agency Reforms Positive for Munis - Bond Buyer

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SEC Rating Agency Reforms Positive for Munis
Bond Buyer
The Securities and Exchange Commission's new credit rating agency reforms seem to make some positive strides for the muni market by creating parity between municipal and corporate bond ratings and increasing rating methodology transparency, sources ...
Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Long-Term Rating of AA to the City of Los ...Business Wire (press release)

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UPDATE 1-US SEC pushes ahead on securitization, rating agency reforms - Reuters

Google News - mer, 08/27/2014 - 23:14

UPDATE 1-US SEC pushes ahead on securitization, rating agency reforms
Reuters
WASHINGTON Aug 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission finalized new rules that will give more transparency to asset-backed securities and was prepared to vote later on Wednesday on reforms for credit rating agencies, two issues at ...

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SEC hits conflict of interest at ratings agencies - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Google News - mer, 08/27/2014 - 21:30

McClatchy Washington Bureau

SEC hits conflict of interest at ratings agencies
McClatchy Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON — Moving to address one of the principal causes of the 2008 financial crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday in a split decision passed new rules designed to limit conflicts of interest in credit-rating agencies. The ...
New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit-Rating AgenciesThe National Law Journal (registration)
UPDATE 2-US SEC adopts securitization, rating agency reformsReuters
SEC Adopts New Rules on Asset-Backed Securities and Credit RatingsNew York Times
CNBC -ThinkAdvisor -Credit Union Times
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SEC hits conflict of interest at ratings agencies - MiamiHerald.com

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The National Law Journal (registration)

SEC hits conflict of interest at ratings agencies
MiamiHerald.com
WASHINGTON -- Moving to address one of the principal causes of the 2008 financial crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday in a split decision passed new rules designed to limit conflicts of interest in credit-rating agencies. The ...
New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit-Rating AgenciesThe National Law Journal (registration)
UPDATE 2-US SEC adopts securitization, rating agency reformsReuters
SEC Adopts New Rules on Asset-Backed Securities and Credit RatingsNew York Times
CNBC -ThinkAdvisor -Washington Examiner
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SEC Tightens Rules on Credit Rating Agencies, Asset-Backed Securities - ThinkAdvisor

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ThinkAdvisor

SEC Tightens Rules on Credit Rating Agencies, Asset-Backed Securities
ThinkAdvisor
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved final rules cracking down on credit rating agencies and asset-backed securities — two areas that SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White said were “at the center of the financial crisis.”.

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Regulators OK overhaul of credit rating agencies - Washington Examiner

Google News - mer, 08/27/2014 - 19:22

Regulators OK overhaul of credit rating agencies
Washington Examiner
Regulators moved Wednesday to curb the kinds of abuses that helped cause the mortgage crisis, including those facilitated by credit rating agencies. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt two rules intended to prevent weak or fraudulent ...

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Regulators OK overhaul of credit rating agencies - Washington Examiner

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Regulators OK overhaul of credit rating agencies
Washington Examiner
Regulators moved Wednesday to curb the kinds of abuses that helped cause the mortgage crisis, including those facilitated by credit rating agencies. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt two rules intended to prevent weak or fraudulent ...

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SEC pushes securitization, rating agency reforms - CNBC

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CNBC

SEC pushes securitization, rating agency reforms
CNBC
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission finalized new rules that will give more transparency to asset-backed securities and was prepared to vote later on Wednesday on reforms for credit rating agencies, two issues at the core of the 2007-2009 ...

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New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit Rating Agencies - The National Law Journal (registration)

Google News - mer, 08/27/2014 - 18:36

The National Law Journal (registration)

New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit Rating Agencies
The National Law Journal (registration)
A divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted new rules for credit rating agencies, stepping up review and disclosure requirements and adding safeguards to prevent sales and marketing considerations from influencing the ...
SEC pushes securitization, rating agency reformsCNBC
SEC meets to vote on rules for ABS, rating agenciesReuters
US SEC Considering ABS Disclosure Rules, Rating Agency ReformMNI News
Albuquerque Journal -Bloomberg
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