On May 12, 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (the “Fed”) issued new Frequently Asked Questions and a revised term sheet in connection with the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (“TALF 2020”). This Legal Update summarizes the FAQs and the revised term sheet, highlighting key changes and noting where further information or materials
The disruptions in economic conditions caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are reaching the commercial paper and longer term debt capital markets. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve) has already set into motion three separate facilities as part of its effort to facilitate credit and help alleviate collateral volatility…
On January 30, 2020, five federal financial regulatory agencies published the long awaited notice of proposed rulemaking (the “NPR”) to revise certain aspects of the Volcker Rule (Section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act) with respect to the treatment of covered funds. The NPR follows over 2 ½ years of the agencies’ consideration of changes to the Volcker Rule, which was originally prompted by the June 2017 Treasury Report that solicited changes to ease the compliance burden on banks. The NPR includes several changes …
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In this fall edition of our Structured Finance Bulletin, we discuss structuring and legal considerations for multi-jurisdiction trade receivables financing transactions as well as the latest innovations in CLO structures.
We also revisit the European Union securitization regulations and the application in the United Kingdom of the European Union securitization regulations following Brexit and describe the benefits of structuring lending arrangements as repurchase facilities.
Finally, we take a deep dive into the CFPB’s recent proposed debt collection rulemaking and discuss the Japanese risk retention rules and the SEC’s concept release regarding several exemptions from registration under the Securities Act of 1933.