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S&P Requests Comments On Proposed Revisions To Its U.K. RMBS Criteria Sep 11
Standard & Poors, September 2011
LONDON (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 15, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is requesting comments on proposed changes to its criteria for rating U.K. residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). The proposal, titled "Request For Comment: U.K. RMBS Methodology And Assumptions," was published today on RatingsDirect on the Global Credit Portal. It details changes that align Standard & Poor's criteria for U.K. RMBS closely with those for global RMBS. It also sets out specific questions for market participants. The proposal discusses two of the fundamental principles of structured finance ratings and criteria: (i) the credit quality of the securitized assets and (ii) the payment structure and cash flow mechanics. These principles form part of Standard & Poor's "Principles Of Credit Ratings," published Feb....
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