BNA’s Real Estate Law and Industry Report
Obama Administration’s Securitization and Credit Rating Agency Reform Proposals
August 11, 2009
In the wake of the recent financial meltdown and the ensuing recession, lawmakers and the Obama administration are formulating proposals that would reform critical features of the financial system. In this analysis, the authors examine legislation the administration has advanced to assure that those who securitize assets have ‘‘skin in the game’’ and to bolster the regulatory regime for credit rating agencies.