The ASF is the securitization industry's unifying forum for converting ideas into action to enhance and improve the securitization market. The ASF advocates the securitization industry's interests in various market practice, legal, accounting, tax, regulatory, legislative and policy issues. The ASF builds consensus, coordinates advocacy efforts, and informs and educates the securitization community and related constituencies on issues of broad importance to the industry.
Important issues for the ASF include bank capital adequacy regulations, accounting standards governing the recognition, derecognition and consolidation of assets conveyed to securitization vehicles, federal securities registration, disclosure and reporting rules, legal investment laws and restrictions, and a host of other topics that present challenges and opportunities to the domestic securitization market and its participants. The ASF is also committed to providing substantive and timely informational and educational programs of value to U.S. securitization market professionals.
THE PRINCIPAL GOALS OF THE ASF ARE AS FOLLOWS:
1. Consensus and coordination. – less–ZoomInfo