It’s been about 7 months since the SEC came out with the final rules for REG AB II, and the industry response is becoming clear. CREFC, the industry trade group that controls the IRP, has hosted several meetings with the IRP working group, and the emerging strategy for compliance with REG AB II XML reporting […]
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It’s been about two weeks since the SEC released its final rules on disclosure requirements for CMBS, and I have some more details to report.
Today is the 6th anniversary of this blog, which I write to follow the regulatory response to the financial crisis and how the implementation of the Dodd Frank law affects the CMBS market. If you are a follower, you know I believe the regulators’ primary role should be to require transparency, and I advocate that […]
Today the SEC announced its final decision on Reg AB. They held firm by requiring XML data for CMBS to be posted on EDGAR. That is a big deal and a huge win for transparency: each CMBS loan will require wide open disclosure of about 160 data elements.
“All data – especially sensitive data – wants to be free.” On Feb. 25 the SEC reopened the comment period for REG AB II, with focus on the method used to disclose asset level data. The 19-page memorandum (download the PDF here) opens with: “This memorandum describes a potential approach for disclosure of asset-level information […]
The SEC pulled Reg AB II rule-making from the Feb. 5 agenda. So nothing happened. There’s no word on why it was pulled or when we will hear back.
The SEC announced that on Feb. 5 they will propose final changes to loan level data disclosures for all asset backed securities including CMBS. This rule, known as Reg AB II, is an update to the original Reg AB that governed securitization rules during the financial crisis.
We redesigned the www.CMBS.com web site and added some great new features. Check ’em out:
The America’s Cup recently finished here in San Francisco, and the event really delivered.
It’s been a housekeeping month with MISMO as we get ready to re-introduce and formally approve the rent roll and operating statement standards.