With key differences left to resolve between the House and Senate versions of financial reform,...

|By:, SA News Editor

With key differences left to resolve between the House and Senate versions of financial reform, one thing's for sure: "Ratings shopping" is still going strong, for now. The issuers-pay model would fundamentally survive in the House's bill, and Moody's (MCO), S&P (MHP) and Fitch made a combined $3.6B on ratings last year.