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E-contracts pose risk in auto ABS, Moody’s says

An increase of e-contracts to originate auto loans and leases has created a new source of legal and operational risk to auto asset-backed securitizations, according to a Moody’s Investors Service report. Specifically, the use of e-contracts heightens potential risks related to the securitization trusts’ ownership of assets. A third-party could claim a superior interest in […]

Auto ABS volume surpasses 2018 levels

Auto asset-backed securitization volumes have already outpaced 2018’s yearend levels, according to data from JPMorgan Securities. Auto ABS volume hit $109.8 billion year to date, a 5.6% increase from 2018’s total, according to the Nov. 22 Global ABS/CDO Weekly Market Snapshot report. In fact, 2019 marks the third straight year that auto ABS volume has increased, […]