Registered Rating Agency definition

Registered Rating Agency. (a) Any Rating Agency that has registered as a user of the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider’s Website; or (b) any NRSRO other than the Rating Agencies (i) that has registered as a user of the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider’s Website and (ii) with respect to which the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider has received an NRSRO Certification pursuant to Section 12.13(h) of this Agreement.

Related to Registered Rating Agency

  • Other Rating Agency means each NRSRO, if any, other than Fitch then providing a rating for the VMTP Shares pursuant to the request of the Fund.

  • Rating Agency or Rating Agencies S&P, Xxxxx’x and Fitch or their successors. If such agencies or their successors are no longer in existence, “Rating Agencies” shall be such nationally recognized statistical rating agencies, or other comparable Persons, designated by the Depositor, notice of which designation shall be given to the Trustee and the Servicer.

  • Credit Rating Agency means a nationally recognized credit rating agency that evaluates the financial condition of issuers of debt instruments and then assigns a rating that reflects its assessment of the issuer’s ability to make debt payments.

  • Note Rating Agency means, with respect to any Outstanding Series, Class or Tranche of Notes, each statistical note rating agency selected by the Issuer to rate such Notes.

  • Substitute Rating Agency means a “nationally recognized statistical rating organization” within the meaning of Section 3(a)(62) under the Exchange Act selected by the Company (as certified by a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Company).

  • Rating Agency means only those rating agencies that are engaged from time to time to rate the securities issued in connection with the Securitizations of the Notes.

  • Specified Rating Agencies means each of Moody’s, S&P and DBRS as long as, in each case, it has not ceased to rate the Notes or failed to make a rating of the Notes publicly available for reasons outside of the Issuer’s control; provided that if one or more of Moody’s, S&P or DBRS ceases to rate the Notes or fails to make a rating of the Notes publicly available for reasons outside of the Issuer’s control, the Issuer may select any other “designated rating organization” within the meaning of National Instrument 41-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators as a replacement agency for such one or more of them, as the case may be.

  • Nationally Recognized Rating Agency means any nationally recognized statistical rating organization identified as such by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Fitch means Fitch Ratings, Inc.

  • Companion Loan Rating Agency With respect to any Serviced Companion Loan, any rating agency that was engaged by a participant in the securitization of such Serviced Companion Loan to assign a rating to the related Serviced Companion Loan Securities.

  • Ratings Agency means any of S&P, Xxxxx’x, and Fitch (collectively the ‘Ratings Agencies’).

  • Moody’s means Xxxxx’x Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.

  • Other Rating Agency Guidelines mean the guidelines provided by each Other Rating Agency, as may be amended from time to time, in connection with the Other Rating Agency’s rating of Senior Securities.

  • Fitch Rating means, at any time, the rating issued by Fitch and then in effect with respect to the Borrower’s senior unsecured long-term public debt securities without third-party credit enhancement (it being understood that if the Borrower does not have any outstanding debt securities of the type described above but has an indicative rating from Fitch for debt securities of such type, then such indicative rating shall be used for determining the “Fitch Rating”).

  • Liquidity Provider Ratings Event means the Liquidity Provider shall fail to maintain at any time short-term debt ratings in one of the two highest ratings categories from the Requisite NRSROs or, if applicable, such other short-term debt ratings as may be required for the VRDP Shares to satisfy the eligibility criteria under Rule 2a-7 under the 1940 Act.

  • Required Ratings [Ratings] Closing Date, Location and Time: ___________ ___, 20___; offices of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP, New Xxxx, Xxx Yorx; 00:00 a.m. New York City time. Purchase Price for the Offered Certificates: Percent of Initial Aggregate Class Principal Balance ----- ---------------------------- Class A % Classes B-1, B-2 and B-3 % In each case, ax xxxxxxd and sold pursuant to this Terms Agreement, plus accrued interest, if applicable, thereon. Notwithstanding any other provision of the above-referenced Underwriting Agreement, all references to the Registration Statement in the Underwriting Agreement shall be with reference to File No. _________. Subject to the terms and conditions and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth in the above-referenced Underwriting Agreement (which is incorporated herein in its entirety and made a part hereof) as supplemented by this Terms Agreement, the Seller agrees to sell to the Underwriter, and the Underwriter agrees to purchase from the Seller, the Offered Certificates. The Underwriter has been retained solely to act as underwriter in connection with the sale of the Offered Certificates to investors (including the establishment of the price of the Offered Certificates to investors), and no fiduciary, advisory or agency relationship between Seller and the Underwriter has been created in respect of any of the transactions contemplated by this Terms Agreement, irrespective of whether the Underwriter has advised or is advising Seller on other matters. * * * If the foregoing is in accordance with your understanding of our agreement, please sign and return to the undersigned a counterpart hereof, whereupon this letter and your acceptance shall represent a binding agreement by and among the Seller, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and the Underwriter. Very truly yours, WELLS FARGO ASSET SECURITIES XORPORATION By: -------------------------------------- Name: Title: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. By: -------------------------------------- Name: Title: The foregoing Terms Agreement is hereby confirmed and accepted as of the date first above written. BEAR, STEARNS & CO. INC. By: -------------------------------------- Xxxx: Title: Exhibit B SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION With respect to any investor, "Supplemental Information" means any of the following types of information, to the extent omitted from the Issuer Free Writing Prospectus:

  • Fitch Ratings means Fitch Ratings Limited, an English corporation, and any successor thereto;

  • Required Rating means, in the case of Moody's, the rating assigned to the Underlying Securities by Moody's as of the Closing Date, and, in the case of S&P, the rating assigned to the Underlying Securities by S&P as of the Closing Date.

  • Other Rating Agency Discount Factor means the discount factors set forth in the Other Rating Agency Guidelines of each Other Rating Agency for use in calculating the Agency Discounted Value of the Company’s assets in connection with the Other Rating Agency’s rating of the MRP Shares.

  • Sending agency means a party state, officer or employee thereof; a subdivision of a party state, or officer or employee thereof; a court of a party state; a person, corporation, association, charitable agency or other entity which sends, brings, or causes to be sent or brought any child to another party state.

  • Other Rating Agency Eligible Assets means assets of the Company designated by any Other Rating Agency as eligible for inclusion in calculating the Agency Discounted Value of the Company’s assets in connection with such Other Rating Agency’s rating of any series of MRP Shares.

  • S&P Rating means, at any time, the rating issued by S&P and then in effect with respect to the Borrower’s senior unsecured long-term debt securities without third-party credit enhancement.

  • Rating means the operating limits as specified by the component manufacturer.

  • S&P Global Ratings means S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global.

  • Accrediting agency means: an accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and whose scope of recognition, as specified by the U.S. Department of Education, includes Distance Education.