The European Union (EU) and U.S. regulators might be on the same page when it comes to trying to get the securitization market to be more risk averse. However, their different approaches have left a gap that needs to be eventually bridged, industry sources said .

For instance, the 5% risk retention, a topic that is a done deal under CRD Article 122a, will apply across the board regardless of the asset type or quality.

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