Posts Tagged ‘ OC ’

Swedish government plans 2% OC minimum to meet EMIR criteria

Sep 25th, 2015
Riksdag App

The Swedish government is proposing to introduce a 2% minimum overcollateralisation requirement in legislation so the country’s covered bonds will meet the criteria necessary for exemption from central clearing obligations for OTC derivatives under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Norwegian covered bond ratings withstand S&P stress tests

Mar 27th, 2014

The impact of the Norwegian housing market on covered bonds has been an ongoing topic for quite some time now. After strong growth of over 300% in the last 20 years, we’ve started to see the beginning of a correction in Norwegian house prices more recently.