Financial Regulatory Forum

India central bank increases securitisation disclosure requirements

February 9, 2010

MUMBAI, Feb 8 (Reuters) – The Indian central bank on Monday increased disclosure requirements for banks who sell securitised assets, to increase transparency for investors under the enhanced Basel II framework.

Westlaw Business Analysis: SEC Cracks Down on Holdback of Material Schedules

December 23, 2009

WLB-logoWestlaw¬† business applies a legal lens to the SEC’s latest moves (more…)

U.S. SEC predicts more detailed reporting by hedge funds

September 18, 2009

Mary Schapiro, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission appears before the House Financial services committee in Washington July 22, 2009. By Karey Wutkowski

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – U.S. hedge funds will likely have to provide “pretty detailed reporting” to regulators in the future and some public disclosure of their activities, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday. Mary Schapiro said her agency is already exploring what the requirements might look like — and how to balance competitiveness concerns — as Congress debates whether to give the SEC more power. (more…)