The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) occupies a unique position in the debate on securitization reform due to the agency's long-standing "safe harbor" policy.

And FDIC chairman Sheila Bair wants to use this advantage in pressing for reforms such as risk retention on sales and securitizations of mortgages, as well as changing the way servicers approach loan modifications and pay advances on MBS.

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