Structured Deals Get More Scrutiny

Hintze, John
May 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/24/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 21, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on banking and securities regulators' issuance of proposed guidance outlining the controls and procedures that financial institutions should have in place to minimize the risk associated with the structured finance transactions Wall Street banks offer corporate customers. Expected increase in financial institutions' liability in the event of future corporate meltdowns; Issuance of the proposal on May 14, 2004 by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve, Office of Thrift Supervision, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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