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    LATIN AMERICA | Moody’s Analytics is a long-standing provider of credit risk solutions in Latin America. Established in the region since 2008, we serve capital markets and risk management professionals in more than 50 institutions locally with market-standard credit risk solutions, professional services, and credit research.

    The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research, and financial risk management at the national and subnational levels for Latin America. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Our team of economists and data specialists produces the most up-to-date forecasts and data updates using processes refined through more than 20 years’ experience in national and subnational research, forecasting, and data collection.

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    COVID-19 and Distress in the CMBS Markets (An Update)

    Distress in CMBS loans continued in June and July, particularly for hotel and retail. Modifications are taking different forms, depending on property type. We discuss different drivers and speculate on what's next.

    August 2020 Pdf Dr. Victor Calanog, David Salz

    CMF Publishes Rules on Management of Information and Cyber Security

    CMF published a regulation that establishes a series of guidelines and best practices that certain regulated entities must comply with in their process of managing information security and cybersecurity.

    July 07, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    Navigating Problem Loans and SME Credit Risk During the Pandemic

    In this webinar, we'll address the macroeconomic impact of the pandemic, how SMEs in particular have been impacted, and what skills lenders will need to appropriately assess business viability and, ultimately, repayment capacity.

    June 2020 WebPage Dr. Douglas Dwyer, Shawn Gregrich, Mark Zandi

    FSB Report Studies Nonbank Financial Intermediation Sector in Americas

    FSB published a report that presents results of the fifth regional monitoring exercise of the non-bank financial intermediation (NBFI) sector of the 16 participating jurisdictions in Americas.

    June 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    CMF Reports Performance of Supervised Banks Amid COVID-19 Crisis

    CMF published a report, along with the associated data, on the performance of supervised banks and cooperatives amid the COVID-19 crisis.

    June 26, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    BCB Circular on Initial Framework for Implementation on Open Banking

    BCB published Circular No. 4.032 that sets out the initial governance framework for implementation of open banking in Brazil.

    June 25, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    Why Industrial (Warehouse) Is Likely to Fare Better

    The long-term prospects for industrial properties appear relatively strong, given how the COVID-19 crisis hastened the shift of commerce to online channels. We discuss why this is the case.


    COVID-19 and Distress in CMBS Markets

    For this paper, Moody's Analytics collaborated with CWCapital to delve into what the situation is like for a special server such as CWCapital: What trade-offs and decisions do they have to make given the kind of relief requests they have been receiving?


    BCRA Updates Capital Requirements and Information Regime Rules

    BCRA updated rules on minimum capital requirements for financial entities and on certain aspects of the information transparency regime.

    June 05, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    Downturns, Construction Delays and COVID-19 Pandemic

    Victor Calanog of Moody's Analytics discusses the potential effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19), on new construction for multifamily, and other commercial real estate property types.

    June 2020 WebPage Dr. Victor Calanog

    COVID-19 Economic Forecast Scenarios - The Shape of the Coming Recovery

    In this webinar, Chief Economist Mark Zandi and the Moody's Analytics team present an overview of our updated COVID-19 forecast scenarios for the global economy, including the key drivers for each probability weighted assumption.

    June 2020 WebPage Mark Zandi, Cristian deRitis

    Downturns, Construction Delays, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    This paper focuses on how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect construction delays across property types, and relevant geographic markets for those types.

    May 2020 Pdf Dr. Victor Calanog

    NGFS Publishes Recommendations to Better Manage Environmental Risks

    CMF announced the publication of two documents prepared by the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) on better management of climate-related and environmental risks.

    May 27, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    Evaluando el riesgo de crédito de empresas privadas en momentos de incertidumbre

    El modelo RiskCalc es extensamente reconocido como el estándar para medir el riesgo de incumplimiento de empresas privadas, utilizando información de los estados financieros, de la clasificación sectorial y del mercado accionario.

    May 2020 WebPage Moody's Analytics

    CMF Amends Rule on Use of Surplus Mortgage Collateral in SME Loans

    CMF has published amendments to Chapter B-1 of the Compendium of Accounting Standards to enable the use of excess home mortgage collateral in the standard mortgage portfolio provisioning model as a mitigating factor in the standard group business model.

    May 25, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    CMF Consults on Regulation on Implementation of Pillar 2 Requirements

    CMF is consulting on a regulation on implementation of additional capital requirements (Pillar 2) as a result of the supervisory review process.

    May 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    Multifamily and Commercial Real Estate Performance Metrics

    This paper will provide an update on multifamily and commercial real estate performance metrics for the first quarter of 2020. It will also focus on how different property types and geographic markets will evolve as a result of the current economic distress.

    May 2020 Pdf Dr. Victor Calanog

    CMF Announces More Measures to Mitigate Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak

    CMF published a circular (No. 2.252) that contains instructions for banking entities regarding COVID-19 loans from the Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Size Entrepreneurs (FOGAPE).

    May 13, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    How to Become Your Client's Financial Architect

    Over time advisors have had different ways of interacting with clients, and each generation found what worked best.

    May 2020 WebPage

    Apoyando el Aumento en la Demanda de Crédito Impulsada por Incentivos Gubernamentales

    Las economías globales están tambaleándose por el impacto delCoronavirus. En respuesta, los soberanos están creando e implementando políticas económicas y financieras para aumentar la liquidez del mercado y crear líneas de crédito subsidiadas para evitar el colapso económico.

    May 2020 WebPage Moody's Analytics

    COVID-19 Will Force the Office Sector to Evolve (Further)

    How will COVID-19 reshape the dynamics of office space as an income-generating asset class? This analysis looks back at how the sector has evolved over the last four decades and speculate on the near- and long-term effects of COVID-19, as well as the degree of impact by industry and geography.

    May 2020 Pdf Dr. Victor Calanog, Vivek Thadani

    Behavioral Economics: Investing During a Crisis

    Decades of social science research indicate that we are poor planners, fickle savers and self-destructive investors, and much of the reason lies in how we process information and make decisions.

    April 2020 WebPage

    Evaluando el Riesgo de Crédito bajo el Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    En este seminario web, utilizaremos las métricas EDF de Moody's Analytics para evaluar el impacto que COVID-19 ha tenido hasta ahora en el riesgo de crédito.

    April 2020 WebPage Dr. Samuel W. Malone

    América Latina e o Impacto Econômico do Coronavirus

    Dada a rápida deterioração da economia global como resultado da pandemia COVID-19, nossos economistas apresentam nossas perspectivas econômicas para a região.

    April 2020 Pdf Moody's Analytics

    COVID-19 and Retail: A Macy's Case Study

    This analysis focuses specifically on retail properties around the nation that have Macy's as a tenant, and are therefore directly impacted by the preemptive closing of 775 of its locations in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

    April 2020 Pdf Dr. Victor Calanog

    CMF Extends Application Period for Accounting Standard Provisions

    In context of the measures being adopted to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 pandemic, CMF decided to extend the first application period, by one year, of the new provisions of the Compendium of Accounting Standards.

    April 20, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    América Latina Bajo el Impacto Económico del Coronavirus (En español)

    La pandemia del Coronavirus se ha acelerado y ha infectado a muchas regiones, incluyendo a América Latina.

    April 2020 WebPage Juan Pablo Fuentes, Alfredo Coutiño, Anamaria Pieschacon

    América Latina e o Impacto Econômico do Coronavirus (Em português)

    Dada a rápida deterioração da economia global como resultado da pandemia COVID-19, nossos economistas apresentam nossas perspectivas econômicas para a região.

    April 2020 WebPage

    BCB Announces Measures to Minimize Impact of COVID-19 Crisis

    BCB announced a measure to temporarily reduce the capital requirement for credit operations aimed at small and medium-size companies.

    April 14, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News

    CMF Announces Measures to Address Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak

    CMF is consulting on supplementary instructions in Chapter B-1 of the Compendium of Accounting Standards.

    April 13, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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