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- Sample Risk Retention Due Diligence Discussion Topics for Underwriters, Initial Purchasers and Placement Agents in ABS Offerings
The document was developed by a SIFMA1 dealer working group on Regulation RR, 17 C.F.R. §246.1, et seq., (the “Credit Risk Retention Rules” or “the Rules”), implementing the credit risk retention requirement of Section 15G of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. It sets forth potential topics to consider in performing due diligence during the ABS transaction process. It is intended to help guide dealers acting as underwriters, initial purchasers, and placement agents in their efforts to undertake a reasonable investigation to determine if there are any material misrepresentations or omissions contained in a registration statement, prospectus or offering memorandum. Additionally, some suggested pre-marketing discussion topics are presented at the end of the document.
- Sample Asset Level Data (ALD) Due Diligence Topics for Underwriters in ABS Offerings
This document is intended to be used by dealers acting as underwriters as part of their efforts to undertake a reasonable investigation to determine if there are any material misstatements contained in a registration statement or prospectus as it relates to the ALD. These are potential topics of focus, and the actual topics of focus should be narrowed or expanded based on the circumstances of the transaction and asset class. This document is not intended to be prescriptive, nor is it intended to apply to every transaction.
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