MBA, Trade Groups Ask SEC to Amend Reg AB II Disclosure Requirements

The Mortgage Bankers Association and other industry trade groups sent a letter this week to the Securities and Exchange Commission, asking it to consider amendments to Reg AB II disclosure requirements that will help to restore the registered segment of the private-label securities market.

MBA, Trade Groups Ask SEC to Amend Reg AB Disclosure Requirements

The Mortgage Bankers Association and other industry trade groups sent a letter yesterday to the Securities and Exchange Commission, asking it to consider amendments to Reg AB II disclosure requirements that will help to restore the registered segment of the private-label securities market.

MBA Raises Concerns with SEC on Broker-Dealer Margin Call Volatility

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a letter Sunday to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, raised “urgent concern” about dramatic price volatility in the market for agency mortgage-backed securities over the past week that leading to broker-dealer margin calls on mortgage lenders’ hedge positions that are unsustainable for many such lenders.

SEC to Examine Disclosure Requirements for RMBS

Securities and Exchange Commission Jay Clayton this week issued a statement instructing SEC staff to review the Commission’s residential mortgage-backed securities asset-level disclosure requirements with an eye toward facilitating more SEC-registered offerings.

MBA Letter Lauds FDIC Proposed ‘Safe Harbor’ Rulemaking

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in an Oct. 21 letter to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., expressed strong support for a proposed rulemaking that would remove barriers for issuance of private residential mortgage-backed securities without jeopardizing safety and soundness of RMBS sponsors or investors.