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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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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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Apr 11, 2013

LSTA and ABA ask OCC, FDIC and Federal Reserve for 12 months to implement Leveraged Lending Guidance

LSTA and ABA ask OCC, FDIC and Federal Reserve for 12 months to implement Leveraged Lending Guidance.

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Mar 21, 2013

The LSTA Appreciates Bank Agencies’ Decision to Refine Leveraged Lending Guidance in Key Areas: Remains Concerned About ‘One Size Fits All’ Approach

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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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Mar 9, 2012

CLO Regulatory Text Submission

The LSTA submits final proposed regulatory text exempting from risk retention an Open Market CLO that meets a number of criteria.

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Sep 1, 2011

LSTA Submits Final Proposed Regulatory Text

The LSTA submits final proposed regulatory text exempting from risk retention an Open Market CLO that meets a number of criteria.

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Aug 1, 2011

LSTA Submits Comment Letter on Risk Retention Requirements to Joint Regulators

The LSTA responds to the Agencies’ initial Risk Retention Proposal, dated April 29, 2011.

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Apr 12, 2011

LSTA's Bram Smith Testifies Risk Retention Proposals Don't Fit CLO Structures; Rules Threaten Vital Credit Source and US Jobs

The Executive Director of LSTA, Bram Smith, today testified before the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets.

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Volcker Rule

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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
Mar 22, 2018

“End-of-LIBOR” Debate

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Nov 28, 2017

LIBOR Banks Are Here to Stay...For Now

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Oct 31, 2017

On LIBOR: LSTA Comment Letter

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Oct 19, 2017

LIBOR & Loans

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Sep 7, 2017

LIBOR Update: One Small Step for SOFR

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Japanese Risk Retention

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Mar 15, 2019

Moody's Memo

Exemptive conditions of Japanese risk-retention rules are credit positive for US CLOs.  You will need to create a profile.

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Jan 29, 2019

Japanese Risk Retention: The LSTA Weighs In

Our summary of the Comment Letter we submitted on January 28, 2019.

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Jan 28, 2019

LSTA Submits Comment Letter to the Japanese Financial Services Agency

This comment letter was submitted to the Japanese Financial Services Agency on its recent proposal that would impose significantly higher capital charges on Japanese investors who purchase interests in certain securitizations that are not risk retention compliant.

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Jan 14, 2019

Memo by Milbank and AMT

This memo breaks down the proposed risk retention regulations published by the Japanese FSA on December 31, 2018.

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Jan 11, 2019

Proposed Amendment FSA Notice

This a small but relevant portion of the Japanese FSA’s recent proposal on securitization that relates to risk retention.

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