Submissions to Australian Policy & Regulatory Agencies

ASF Response to FSI Interim Report

26 August 2014

Click here to read the ASF's response to the Interim Report of the Financial System Inquiry dated July 2014.

ASF Response to APRA's APS120 Discussion Paper

15 August 2014

Click here to access the ASF's response to APRA's Discussion Paper titled "Simplifying the prudential approach to securitisation".

ASIC Proposals to Stagger and Delay Phase 3 Reporting

10 June 2014

Click here to view the ASF's submission on ASIC's proposal for a staggered and delayed start to Phase 3 of the OTC derivative transaction reporting obligations under the ASIC Derivative Transaction Rules (Reporting) 2013.

ASF OTC Submission

14 April 2014

The ASF has lodged its position in relation to the Australian Treasury Proposals Paper G4-IRD central clearing mandate – February 2014. The industry seeks certainty that securitisation swaps be exempted from a clearing mandate. Without this, securitisation swaps will face margin and collateral requirements that they cannot meet due to their current structure and ratings requirements.

ASF Responds to Moody’s RfC on Set-Off Risk

20 March 2014

The Australian market was caught by surprise in February by Moody's Request for Comment on its assertion that material risk exists in relation to set-off rights where collateral has been securitised. A working group lead by Allen & Overy, Clayton Utz and King & Wood Mallesons researched the topic and drafted a robust and considered submission.

Submissions to Overseas Policy & Regulatory Agencies

BOE-ECB Discussion Paper

9 July 2014

Click here to read the ASF's response to the discussion paper jointly released by the Bank of England and the European Central Bank, titled "The case for a better functioning securitisation market in the European Union".

ASF Comment Letter - Credit Risk Retention

8 January 2014

The ASF has submitted a comment letter to the US regulators relating to the re-proposed rules for credit risk retention for securitisations issued to US investors. Our letter seeks to highlight differences between US and Australian residential mortgage underwriting practices and the potential negative impact the US credit retention rules may have on Australian RMBS issuers. Click here to read the letter.

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