On July 27, 2023, the US banking regulators issued a proposal to significantly revise the risk-based capital requirements applicable to large banks and to banks with significant trading activity. The proposal, which is colloquially referred to as “Basel III Endgame” or “Basel IV,” includes important changes to the calculation of credit risk weights for securitization

A primary feature of most structured finance transactions is the initial transfer of the assets being financed. The time, effort, and expenses of an asset transfer may be an impediment to the execution of a successful transaction. For decades, auto lease transactions have mitigated this impediment through the use of titling trusts, which allow for