A Regulatory Scorecard for Loans

Colter, Allison Bisbey
November 2011
High Yield Report;11/21/2011, p22
The article discusses the impact of regulations on the loan market. The exclusions of syndicated loans from restrictions on market making by banks is mentioned based on the final version of the Volcker Rule. Expectations on the impact of the final rules on trading in the cash loan market is discussed in relation to the redefinition of loans as securities not private contracts. The convention, known as "big-boy letter" is presented, in relation to the implementing rules of the Dodd-Frank Act.


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