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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.

FATCA

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DateTitle/DescriptionFiles
Jun 7, 2011

Third LSTA Comment Letter on FATCA

LSTA submitted a third comment letter to the IRS and Treasury in response to Notice 2011-34 and a meeting with IRS staff members.

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Nov 1, 2010

Second LSTA Comment Letter on FATCA

LSTA submitted a second comment letter to the IRS on FATCA, focusing on the implications for the CLO market.

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Jul 15, 2010

Original LSTA Comment Letter on FATCA

LSTA submitted its initial comments to the IRS and U.S. Department of the Treasury on the implications for the proposed FATCA rules on the U.S. corporate loan market.

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Leveraged Lending Guidance

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DateTitle/DescriptionFiles
Aug 21, 2012

Joint Additional Comment Letter

At the request of the banking agencies, the LSTA and ABA submit an additional comment letter explaining why fallen angels should not be included in the leveraged lending guidance.

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Jun 8, 2012

Joint Comment Letter on Leveraged Lending Guidance

The LSTA and ABA submit comment letter on leveraged lending guidance.

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Risk Retention

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DateTitle/DescriptionFiles
Jan 10, 2014

LSTA Files Comment Letter on Dodd Frank's Risk Retention Requirement.

The LSTA, SIFMA and SFIG proposes the “Qualified CLO”, whereby a CLO that meets six strict criteria can meet the risk retention requirement by retaining 5% of equity, not 5% of the notional amount of a new CLO.

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Nov 18, 2013

LSTA Releases Oliver Wyman Study That Urges Caution on Regulations on Collateralized Loan Obligations

Oliver Wyman Study on Risk Retention and CLOs: This study estimates the probable impact of risk retention on CLOs, and the subsequent reduction in availability of credit and increased cost of credit for non-Investment grade U.S. borrowers.

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Oct 30, 2013

LSTA Submits Risk Retention Re-Proposal Comment Letter

The LSTA responds to the Agencies’ Risk Retention Reproposal, dated August 28, 2013.

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Jul 29, 2013

LSTA Submits Comment Letter to Joint Regulators

The LSTA provides the Agencies the results of a survey of CLO managers that determined their ability and willingness to retain risk.

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Apr 1, 2013

LSTA Offers New Risk Retention Plan for CLO’s Current Proposals Threaten to Shutter the Market

The LSTA proposes to the Agencies the concept of a “Modified L-Shaped Risk Retention Structure” for CLOs.

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Volcker Rule

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DateTitle/DescriptionFiles
Nov 5, 2010

LSTA Urges FSOC not to extend “Volcker Rule” to Syndicated Loans

LSTA submitted a letter to the Financial Stability Oversight Council not to extend the Volcker Rule’s prohibitions on proprietary trading to commercial loans.

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LIBOR

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DateTitle/DescriptionFiles
Jun 20, 2018

LIBOR: Illuminating the Path Foward?

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Jun 20, 2018

LIBOR: Moody Blues

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May 31, 2018

LIBOR Fallbacks: A Snapshot of Syndicated Loans

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May 31, 2018

LIBOR: Five Easy Pieces?

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May 30, 2018

LIBOR FAQs

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