The American Securitization Forum (ASF) recently released the ASF Model RMBS Repurchase Principles, which were designed to align the incentives of originators with those of investors. The trade group’s guidelines deal specifically with maintaining skin-in-the-game through the enforcement of representations and warranties. ASF says the risk retention rules proposed by regulators, on the other hand, are not sufficiently tailored to various asset classes and will likely have negative consequences. Article Feed