Featured Product

    NBB Issues Circular on Determining WAM Under Securitization Tranche

    July 28, 2020

    NBB published a circular related to the EBA guidelines (EBA/GL/2020/04) on determination of the weighted average maturity (WAM) of the contractual payments due under the tranche of a securitization transaction, as laid down in the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). The scope of this circular includes credit institutions not subject to direct prudential supervision by ECB, brokerage firms, branches of credit institutions in Belgium, and brokerage firms governed by the law of a non-European Economic Area country, both on a consolidated and solo basis. With this circular, NBB intends to indicate that the EBA guidelines (EBA/GL/2020/04) have been integrated into its supervisory practice. This circular contains an explanation of the guidelines and comes into force on September 01, 2020.

    The maturity of the tranche is an additional parameter introduced by the revised Securitization Regulation that is needed by institutions using internal or the external rating-based approach (SEC-IRBA or SEC-ERBA, respectively) for the calculation of the risk-weighted exposure amounts of their securitization positions. The EBA guidelines will help institutions using the SEC-IRBA or SEC-ERBA and opting for the use of weighted average maturity approach, instead of the final legal maturity approach, when calculating their capital requirements. These guidelines aim to clarify certain aspects of the weighted average maturity approach, including the following:

    • Determination of the contractual payments due under the tranche for conventional and synthetic securitizations
    • Data and information requirements
    • Asset and liability models in conventional securitizations
    • Method for determining the contractual payments due under the tranche in the event of synthetic securitizations
    • Requirements for monitoring and implementing the weighted average maturity approach

     

    Related Links

    Keywords: Europe, Belgium, Banking, Securitization, CRR, Weighted Average Maturity, Basel, SEC-IRBA, SEC-ERBA, Securitization Regulation, EBA, NBB

    Featured Experts
    Related Articles
    News

    FSB Sets Out Effective Practices for Cyber Incident Recovery

    FSB finalized the toolkit of effective practices to assist financial institutions in their cyber incident response and recovery activities.

    October 19, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    HKMA Urges Early Action for Adherence to IBOR Fallbacks Protocol

    HKMA urged authorized institutions to take early action to adhere to the IBOR Fallbacks Protocol, which ISDA is expected to publish soon.

    October 16, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FSB Sets Out Roadmap for Transition to Alternative Reference Rates

    FSB published a global transition roadmap for London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR).

    October 16, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    HM Treasury Publishes Response to Proposal on BRRD2 Transposition

    HM Treasury published a document that summarizes the responses received from a consultation on the approach of UK to transposition of the revised Bank Resolution and Recovery Directive (BRRD2).

    October 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    HM Treasury Publishes Response to Proposal on CRD5 Transposition

    HM Treasury published the government response to the feedback received on the consultation for updating the prudential regime of UK before the end of the Brexit transition period.

    October 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BoE Publishes Reporting Schedule for Statistical Returns

    In a recent statistical notice, BoE announced publication of the reporting schedule for statistical returns for 2021.

    October 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Welcomes Declaration by Member States on EU Cloud Federation

    EC welcomed the joint declaration by 25 EU member states on building the next generation of cloud in Europe.

    October 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    MAS Amends Notice on Issuance of Covered Bonds by Banks in Singapore

    MAS published amendments to Notice 648 on the issuance of covered bonds by banks incorporated in Singapore.

    October 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FDIC Selects Technology Companies for Rapid Prototyping Competition

    FDIC has selected 14 technology companies—including Accenture Federal Services, LLC, Fed Reporter, Inc, and S&P Global Market Intelligence, LLC—for inclusion in the next phase of the rapid prototyping competition.

    October 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    GLEIF Defines New Validation Agent Role for Financial Institutions

    GLEIF announced that financial institutions worldwide can realize a variety of cost, efficiency, and customer experience benefits by assuming a new “validation agent” role within the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System.

    October 15, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 5979