ABS market participants across the globe gathered together on Wednesday for a joint meeting of industry organizations including the American Securitization Forum (ASF), the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the Australian Securitisation Forum and the European Securitisation Forum. The hot topic on the agenda was the pressing need to restore confidence in securitization.

While the announcement of the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) was a step in the right direction - to restoring liquidity in the capital markets - confidence in the security product has to be jumpstarted as well, panelists said.

Subscribe Now

Access to a full range of industry content, analysis and expert commentary.

30-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Access coverage of the securitization marketplace, including breaking news updated throughout the day.