Timely Standard & Poor’s report entitled: “European Securitization Could Fund More Lending, If The Regulatory Stance Softens”

After a week that saw a clear indications from the Bank of England of a desire to rebuild securitisation but also very negative signalling from the EBA as to the position of securitisation in the liquidity rule, Standard & Poor’s has published a timely article highlighting the divergence between the flow of regulatory developments and policy makers’ intentions to see securitisation play a positive role in the European economy. ¬†Entitled “Underwriting The Recovery: European Securitization Could Fund More Lending, If The Regulatory Stance Softens”, the article speaks to the improving image of securitisation but the crucial importance of the regulatory development is defining its future. The report can be found here