2009 was a busy year for rating agency reform, with multiple rulemaking actions by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the European Commission. In 2010, the trend continues with Standard & Poor's and Fitch announcing plans to add a special designation to their respective ratings of structured finance instruments.
Please join Elana Hahn, Robert Hugi and Jon Van Gorp for our next 30-minute teleconference where they will provide details on the proposed reforms in both the US and Europe as well as what new developments are on the horizon.
Of Related Interest
S&P and Fitch Announce Special Designations for Structured Finance Ratings
EU Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies in Europe
Rating Agency Reform - 2009 in Review
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