The Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies in the US and Europe: Historical Analysis and Thoughts on the Road Ahead

12 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2009  

Pavlos Maris

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Date Written: July 15, 2009

Abstract

A short overview of the regulation -or lack thereof- of Credit Rating Agencies across the US and Europe. The article focuses on the rationale behind the lack of regulation that has characterized credit rating agencies for so many years, and comments on some approaches that have been suggested at the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.

Keywords: Credit rating agencies, De Larosiere Report, credit rating

Suggested Citation

Maris, Pavlos, The Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies in the US and Europe: Historical Analysis and Thoughts on the Road Ahead (July 15, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1434504 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1434504

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