Advocacy & Regulatory

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.


The Updates Section provides two months of recent news and analysis on the regulatory and advocacy issues in which the LSTA is engaged. The issues are grouped by date, not by subject. more

Amicus Briefs

The LSTA files amicus briefs in court cases that raise important policy issues impacting the loan market. The LSTA's amicus program relies on judicious case selection to ensure that our advocacy focuses on the most significant and pressing market interests.moreU

Comment Letters & Papers

The LSTA submits comment letters to federal regulators and members of Congress on proposed rules and legislation that could impact the loan market and our members. more

Key Issues & Topics

The Key Issues section covers the major issues in which the LSTA is engaged. The issues include FATCA, Leveraged Lending Guidance, Risk Retention and the Volcker Rule, among others. Information in this section includes news, comment letters, analysis, presentations and more.more

Committees & Working Groups

The LSTA navigates and leads the loan market ahead through its committees and working groups. Comprised by LSTA members, they provide a forum for loan market participants to shape and influence the direction of the industry—by consensus and resolution.more

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