Anxiety (And Confusion) Grow over Financial Reform

Kellerhals, Richard
July 2010
High Yield Report;7/12/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p14
The article reports on the growing concerns of bank loan market participants regarding the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill in the U.S. The main provision in the bill that worries them is risk retention that could prevent banks from tapping collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). The bill serves as response to the housing market crisis.


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