SFVegas – SFA Documents
LIBOR Discontinuation and Transition to Alternative Benchmarks
o Join the SFA LIBOR Task Force: This task force leads the effort to develop an industry approach for transitioning away from LIBOR for both new and legacy LIBOR-based transactions. In addition, educates regulators, policymakers, and market participants on the potential impact of LIBOR transition and how to prepare.
o SFA Response to SEC’s Request for Comment on Climate Change Disclosures, June 2021
o Bright Ideas: ESG Investing in Structured Finance – How Do We Do It and What Data Do We Need? – March 2021
o Bright Ideas: Racial Disparity in Housing – Historical Issues and the COVID-19 Challenge – February 2021
o Investing for the Good – The Rise of ESG, January 2021
o SFA’s ESG Industry Survey Results finding that nearly half (47%) of structured finance market participants report an ESG program in place at the Structured Finance level, November 2020
o 2nd Annual SFA ESG Symposium, December 2020
o Join SFA’s ESG Task Force: SFA has launched its new ESG initiative which aims to develop and publish a disclosure framework with asset-class-specific considerations for the securitization industry to be adopted globally. Members also receive ESG-related regulatory and market updates impacting the industry.
From the Carbon-Neutral Mindfulness Exercise, SFVegas October 2021
o Princeton’s Report: Net-Zero American
o Columbia University’s 35 Ideas for Carbon Reduction
o UN study on food production – Finds that 30% of GHGs globally are created by food production.
o US Dept. of Energy – Reports that 30% of US energy use goes to small electric devices.
o How Stuff Works – Recycling Information
GSE Credit Risk Transfer
o Join SFA’s CRT Committee which advocates on the benefits of establishing a level laying field where all market participants receive equitable capital treatment for similarly structured risk transfer transactions. The working group will also work to draft a response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s recently announced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Enterprise Capital.
o Join the SFA Global Initiatives Task Forces which cover the securitization markets around the globe, including Europe, the U.K. and Asia.