NEW YORK, February 22, 2017: Members of Morgan Lewis’s leading structured transactions team will represent the firm once again at the Structured Finance Industry Group’s (SFIG) annual conference in Las Vegas. The three and a half-day program, which is sponsored by the firm, takes place February 26 – March 1 and is the largest capital markets conference in the world.
Morgan Lewis partner and SFIG board member Reed Auerbach will participate in a panel discussion about SFIG’s Women in Securitization initiative, which provides a means of connecting women in structured finance to peers and mentors as well as a forum to share ideas that will positively influence industry perceptions and practices. Partner Steve Levitan will moderate a session on the meaning of “FinTech,” partner Jeff Johnson will participate in a panel discussion about the PLS RMBS 3.0 update, and senior of counsel and practice development leader Charles Sweet will moderate a panel on 144A market disclosure. New structured transaction partners Mark Riccardi and Cory Barry will also attend the conference.
Morgan Lewis’s Structured Transactions lawyers are recognized leaders in the global structured finance industry, working from offices in the United States, London, Asia, and the Middle East. Our clients, both issuers and underwriters, are among the most highly respected global financial services institutions. The team has been ranked Band 1, Capital Markets: Securitisation, Nationwide, by Chambers USA for 6 consecutive years, and most recently, partner Claudine Chen-Young was named a Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal.