• 02.27.12

    CMBS 2.0: Still in Need of Work

    Since their arrival in the 1980s, commercial mortgage–backed securities (CMBS) have held great promise for commercial real estate borrowers.

  • 03.29.11

    Risk Retention Rules for Securitization of Mortgages and Other Financial Assets

    As the deadline set by the Dodd-Frank Act approaches, six regulatory agencies announced that during the course of this week, all of them would consider a uniform joint regulation to implement Section 941(b) of that Act.

  • 02.18.11

    Whither MERS?

    In the zeal to stall lenders’ efforts to foreclose on woefully delinquent mortgages, the plaintiff bar has put forward a variety of theories. 

  • 02.14.11

    Incentive-Based Compensation for the New Banking Environment

    With considerable fanfare, the FDIC has passed and then quickly announced its proposed rules implementing Section 936 of the Dodd-Frank legislation—even before the other regulatory agencies could put their own imprimatur on the jointly developed proposal.



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