Finding Fraud: Fitch To Overhaul Ratings Process, Will Review Originators and Issuers

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Financial Institution Letters. Financial Institution Letters (FILs) are addressed to the Chief Executive Officers of the financial institutions on the FIL’s distribution list — generally, FDIC-supervised institutions.

 · [32] S&P began charging municipal bond issuers in 1968 and most other issuers in 1971; Fitch and Moody’s began charging issuers in 1970. See Cantor and Packer, supra note 26, at 4. [33] "[P]erhaps the most important change in the credit rating agencies’ approach since the mid-1970s has been their means of generating revenue.

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And fewer banks might offer to drop origination fees on mortgages.. One limits the ability of credit-card issuers to raise interest rates on cardholder balances.. make the process as smooth.

Although ratings agencies implemented policies to prohibit analysts from discussing fees with issuers, "these procedures still allowed key participants in the rating process to participate in.

 · Senate Passes Historic and Sweeping Overhaul of US financial regulation. information sharing may occur if the PCAOB makes a finding that it is necessary to accomplish the purposes of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act or to protect investors in U.S. issuers and the foreign authority has provided the assurances of confidentiality requested by the PCAOB.

Under existing case law, the agencies can’t be successfully sued for ignoring an investment’s risks – only for fraud. The overhaul ends that protection; investors can sue agencies for recklessly.

Distinguishing the ratings of structured securities from non-structured securities could help raise investor awareness of potential differences in meaning and behavioral attributes between the two.

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A few years later, John Knowles Fitch. charged issuers of credit — mainly corporations and financial institutions — for their research and rating services. The change came after rating agencies.