The year 2020 certainly was one of most unpleasant year for humanity. For us it was even more challenging to continue our work for transparent… Read More »Outlook 2021 – Wikirating updates 186 Country Ratings.
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Scope seeks to establish itself as the Europe an alternative to the traditional US agencies in the highly concentrated credit ratings industry. On the sovereign… Read More »How the leading European rating agency distinguishes itself from the US rating agencies
Starting from June 26th, 2020, Wikirating is including in the list of countries by credit rating also the sovereign credit ratings from Scope Ratings –… Read More »List of Countries by Credit Rating – Now a pure European Rating Agency is included
The main goal of the “Sovereign Wikirating Index” (SWI)  is to have a transparent, reasonable and comprehensive measure of the creditworthiness of a sovereign… Read More »Wikirating updates 181 Sovereign Credit Ratings
This blog article summarizes a recent article published in Capital Markets Law Journal. Reference: Norbert J. Gaillard and William J. Harrington, “Efficient, commonsense actions to… Read More »Efficient, commonsense actions to foster accurate credit ratings
In its settlement with the Department of Justice, S&P has backed off its assertion that the federal lawsuit was filed in retaliation for its 2011… Read More »S&P Settles: Now How About that US Bond Rating?
On January 21, S&P settled a number of complaints with the Securities and Exchange Commission as well as two states’ attorneys general. The issues primarily… Read More »SEC Shines a Light on Inflated CMBS Ratings