"Debt Masking" Not Even Mentioned In Finreg......
Das nennt man dann wohl brutalst mögliche Regulierung.......Mehr zum Thema wie frisiere ich Bilanzen und "Debt Masking" in "Surprise, Surprise....." Big Banks Mask Risk Levels - Quarter-End Loan Figures Sit 42% Below Peak
Interactive Graph : Masking Risk WSJ
Finreg, the FDIC and repo markets: a BarCap primer BarCap via FT Alphaville
One curious absence in this legislation is the lack of any commentary regarding “debt masking” – that is, using repo transactions to reduce balance sheet at quarter-end in order to report lower leverage.
Given all the (bad) press repo has received lately, we thought there would be more explicit language in the bill regarding such activity.