EU and US securitisation split worries investors

Different regimes for “simple, transparent and standardized” securitizations are being considered by the EU, the United States, and the Basel commitee, the FT reports.

e0e1b85e-b216-4e9d-8437-8eeac71d8437“The European Commission’s plan to boost the continent’s securitisation market through regulatory changes is causing concern over market fragmentation.

Brussels is in the process of introducing measures for ‘simple, transparent and standardised’ (STS) securitisations. These aim to provide greater visibility, reduce capital charges for investors, and revive a market that has struggled in Europe since the financial crisis.”

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