Tuesday 15 June 2021 16:18 This tender procedure is for “Multi-technical maintenance works and maintenance of physical security systems”: All documents related to this call for tender are downloadable and visible following the TED eTendering link published below and in the contract notice. All of the information is…
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC’s) Office of Customer Education and Outreach (OCEO) urge investors considering a fund with exposure to the Bitcoin futures market to weigh carefully the potential risks and benefits of the investment. Among other things, investors should … Read more
The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is updating this Investor Bulletin to help you understand what to expect when opening a brokerage account, including what information you will need to provide, what decisions you will be asked to make, and what questions you should ask your broker. Brokerage accounts differ from investment advisory … Read more
The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s recent report on Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s single-family credit risk transfers (CRT) focuses on securities issuance and insurance/reinsurance credit risk sharing vehicles, which account for about 90 percent of all CRT issuance to date. The report estimates the historic and projected net costs of the organizations’ CRTs, discusses the … Read more
The Independent Community Bankers of America and its Minority Bank Advisory Council sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria voicing concerns about recent amendments to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. For details from the letter, read on.
According to ATTOM Data Solutions second-quarter 2021 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, the number of pre-foreclosure homes sitting empty in the second quarter was up 21 percent from the first quarter and 5.6 percent from a year ago. Read on for more from the report.
Pricing services face scrutiny from investment managers as the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) new 2a-5 ‘fair value’ rule takes effect. Here, Refinitiv’s Joseph Hayek explains how pricing services should prepare for the surge in customer requests regarding pricing and data transparency