Credit rating agencies

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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...

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What is a CDO? Core concepts Collateralised debt obligations (CDO) are complex, high-value transactions involving numerous parties, extensive documentation and, usually,...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): ICMA has made generally available to non-ICMA members the ECP materials from its Primary Market Handbook, which were previously available only to...

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IOSCO standards For general information on the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), see Practice Note: International Organization of Securities...

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Role The role of credit rating agents (CRAs) is to provide an objective and analytical opinion on the risk of payment defaults by looking at various factors that help...

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CRA Regulation—background The Credit Rating Agencies Regulation (EC) 1060/2009 (the CRA Regulation) is the core EU legislation relating to Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs)...

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Ratings outlooks and watch-lists The three main credit rating agents (CRAs), Moody's Investors, Standard & Poor's (S&P) and Fitch Ratings, periodically review ratings....

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What is a credit rating agency methodology? A credit rating agency (CRA) methodology is the body of practices, procedures and rules applied by a CRA when issuing or...

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The CRA III Regulation (Regulation 462/2013) (also referred to as CRA 3) is a regulation published in the Official Journal of the European Union in May 2013 that amended...

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