Syndicated Loan Market Advocacy & Regulatory

The LSTA advocates on behalf of the loan market, and focuses on critical matters (regulations under Dodd-Frank, Leveraged Lending Guidance, FATCA and Bankruptcy reform) that could dramatically affect the loan market and the broader economy.

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Jul 20, 2016

2016 LSTA STS Securitization Comment Letter

On Tuesday, July 20, 2016, the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) submitted a comment letter to European Parliament’s ECON Rapporteur Paul Tang in response to proposed amendments to “Simple, Transparent and Standardised (STS)” Securitizations.

Jan 13, 2016

LSTA Open End Mutual Fund Liquidity Risk Comment Letter

On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) submitted a comment letter to the SEC in response to the proposed rule on Open-End Fund Liquidity Risk Management Programs.

Jan 14, 2015

LSTA Comment Letter Explains Why CLOs Are High Quality Securitizations

The LSTA submitted a comment letter to the EBA arguing that CLOs performed well in the crisis, that they have none of the characteristics identified as likely to create difficulties during periods of turmoil, and explaining that Qualified CLOs align with the principles of simple, standard and transparent securitizations.

Aug 27, 2014

LSTA Comment Letter Answers Three Questions on the Qualified CLO Proposal

In response to questions from the agencies, the LSTA submitted a comment letter that answered questions on whether companies issuing institutional loans are audited by PCAOB-registered accountants, whether all investors in CLOs are QIBs, and whether the SEC has access to CLO trustee reports. 

Jun 25, 2014

LSTA Files Comment Letter to U.S. Regulators Highlighting the Bank of England and European Central Bank “Qualifying Securitisation” Proposal

LSTA submitted a letter to the U.S. Risk Retention regulators highlighting the similarity in the principles of the U.S. industry’s “Qualified CLO” proposal and the Bank of England and European Central Bank’s “Qualifying Securitisation” proposal.


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