CMBS Scrambles to Comply With New Regulatory Regime

Multi-Housing News, June 17, 2016–Fiorilla, Paul

For most of the last six months, the top concern of the CMBS market was the “risk-retention” rule mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act that was approved by a host of regulators, including the Federal Reserve and Securities and Exchange Commission. But now some of the concerns about risk-retention are taking a back seat to some of the other regulations dealing with trading and the process of building pools in terms of the impact on pricing and liquidity in the market.