Comment Letters & Papers

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.

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Jun 25, 2014

LSTA Files Comment Letter to U.S. Regulators Highlighting the Bank of England and European Central Bank “Qualifying Securitisation” Proposal

LSTA submitted a letter to the U.S. Risk Retention regulators highlighting the similarity in the principles of the U.S. industry’s “Qualified CLO” proposal and the Bank of England and European Central Bank’s “Qualifying Securitisation” proposal.

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Mar 24, 2014

LSTA Letter Requesting Changes to the Definition of Limited Life Debt Investment Entity

LSTA submitted a letter to the IRS and Treasury requesting changes to the definition of “limited life debt investment entity” in the temporary regulations implementing FATCA issued by the IRS in February 2014.

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Jan 10, 2014

LSTA Files Comment Letter on Dodd Frank's Risk Retention Requirement

The LSTA, SIFMA and SFIG proposes the “Qualified CLO”, whereby a CLO that meets six strict criteria can meet the risk retention requirement by retaining 5% of equity, not 5% of the notional amount of a new CLO.

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Jan 10, 2014

LSTA Files Third Comment Letter on Final Volcker Rule

The LSTA filed a third comment letter on the Final Volcker Rule clarifying certain aspects of the December 24th and December 31st letters.

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Dec 31, 2013

LSTA Files Second Comment Letter on Final Volcker Rule

The LSTA filed a second letter to the regulatory agencies again requesting confirmation that the term “ownership interest” in the Final Volcker Rule does not include debt securities of CLOs and asking for expedited relief.

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