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- What is an asset-backed securitization?
- What are the benefits and burdens for issuers and sponsors of securitizations?
- Analyzing the basics of a securitization, with an emphasis on core concepts and terminology
- Overview of the structure of a residential mortgage-backed securitization
- Core mortgage securitization concepts and terminology
- GSE sponsored versus private label RMBS
- Typical ABCP structures
- Why ABCP?
- Past performance
- Future prospects
- Regulatory and other issues that may impact ABCP
- Overview of the structure of a commercial mortgage-backed securitization
- Core commercial mortgage securitization concepts and terminology
- Key terminology, parties and benefits
- Marketplace lenders vs traditional banks
- Growth and size
- Product features and borrower experiences
- Introduction to the various platforms, their strategies and business models
- Case study: Credit card ABS vs MPL data
- Rating Agency considerations
- Where does the institutional borrower fit
- Examples of esoteric ABS that are not yet "mainstream"
- Attributes necessary to make assets appropriate for the securitization market
- Pending transactions
- Case study: specific types of esoteric ABS and the business case for securitizing the particular asset
- Structural and legal issues to be resolved, and how the resulting structure responds to those issues
- Tobacco legal fees and tobacco escrow securitization
- Franchise royalty and whole business securitization
- Music/film copyright royalty securitization
- Patent/trademark royalty securitization
- Energy efficiency securitization
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- Defining key terms
- What are the benefits and burdens for issuers and sponsors of CLOs?
- Analyzing the basics of a CLO with an emphasis on core concepts and terminology
- Understanding the various types of solar assets ripe for securitization
- Tax equity considerations
- Overview of a solar ABS structure
- Potential size and scope of the solar asset class
- What is the origin of the HQS label and how has it evolved? SST, etc.
- Overview of the various labeling initiatives and proposals to date
- Implications for U.S. issuers
- Timeline for implementation
- How Fast and How Far Will FinTech Upend Capital Flow?
- Peer to Peer Lending and Currency
- Likely Winners and Losers in the New Paradigm
John Heck III
- History and Role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
- The Financial Crisis and the Conservatorship
- Administrative Actions During the Conservatorship
- How Could the Conservatorship End
- Legislative Proposals for Reform
- Key regulatory developments post Dodd-Frank
- Understanding the alphabet soup of regulations: the key acronyms to know and what sector they impact
- Who will they impact most and how
- How does ABS fit into our daily lives and help to fund key milestones?
- What regulations have been most helpful in restoring confidence in this market? Most harmful? (Basel 3/REG AB 2/GSE Reform/Derivatives Rulings/Risk Retention)
- Do any of the regulations have unintended consequences? If so, which ones? How?
Nancy Mueller Handal
- Today's US market for CLOs and leveraged loans amid credit volatilty and a declining energy sector
- Economic variables: corporate credit, interest rate increase, China slowdown, impact on liquidity
- How has the sector navigated Volcker, Risk Retention and beyond thus far?
- Investor trends : AAA, mezz, equity amid decreasing arbitrage opportunities
- Portfolio manager roles
- Interim financings/warehousings
- Primary issuance forecast for 2016
- Multiple initiatives for a unified market
- Are we truly at RMBS 3.0 or closer to RMBS 2.3?
- What parts of 3.0 are ready to go now? How long before we see it begin to be introduced to market practices?
- Overview of the key areas of progress: Reps and Warranties, Deal Manager Framework
- Strategies for issuer adoptions and widespread implementation
- Structural elements
- Current state of the market & developments
- How will this develop and evolve?
- What's available? What do investors want?
- What structuring model will make sense in the long term?
- Relative value of ABS vs. other funding options
- Which asset classes/sectors are most impacted? CLOs, CMBS
- Implementation challenges to date
- In investors' opinion, will risk retention make a difference?
- Compare and contrast with European Risk Retention Rulings
- Goals and burdens of risk retention
- Potential for unintended consequences
- How have managers responded to Risk Retention? New structures and funding partnerships
- Impact of new capital charges and risk retention on new CLO manager launches
- Challenges with aligning the conflicting investor interests: Triple AAA vs. Equity
- Comparing and contrasting different management styles
- Key differences in managing CLOs vs. loan funds
Debbie Rappoport Bigman
- Update on single security and the Common Securitization Platform
- Standardization of origination channel
- Why are consumers using these lenders vs. traditional banks?
- Customer Service: variations in the sector
- What does the borrower provide on the underwriting process
- Credit decision parameters & underwriting standards?
- How are platforms funding their lending activities?
- New disclosure requirements in the U.S. and in Europe (CRA regulation Article 8b and Reg AB II)
- Are current ABS disclosure initiatives reasonable or do they impose duplicative burdens to hinder the market?
- What are the cost and compliance issues for issuers of the new rules?
- Should private financings require full public disclosure?
- Are investors benefitting from current disclosure initiatives or should we stop to take stock before additional regulations are drafted?
- How will rising interest rates affect debt investors? Equity investors?
- Risk/return profile of CLO warehouse trades
- How do the various strategies employed to comply with Risk Retention create agency conflicts? Among the equity investors? The AAA investors?
- Investing in non-risk retention compliant CLOs
- Where can investors find value?
- Primary versus secondary
- U.S. versus Europe
- Cash versus synthetic deals
- Current trends in NPL / RPL
- Risk Factors
- What are they seeing as additional areas of opportunity and relative value?
- Are investors viewing this as a sustainable sector?
- How are investors assessing risk in the sector?
- Evolution of investor attitude: how have investors gotten comfortable in this sector?
Angela Galardi Ceresnie
- How have CRAs evolved their ratings methodologies since the crisis?
- Avoiding conflicts of interest
- CRA self- appraisal: how accurate have the ratings proven to be?
- Non-HQS: how will the ratings of non- qualifying deals be impacted, if at all?
- Future reforms in the cards and timeline for implementation
- How are the countrys' demographics changing, and how will this change housing finance demand?
- How will these needs be met? GSE reform, return of PLS RMBS
- Rising role and influence of millennials
- Providing solutions for affordable housing and the role of ABS
- How will underwriting standards evolve with the need for expanded credit?
- What impact has the China market slowdown had on European and US CLO Markets?
- Relative value of investing in U.S. CLOs versus overseas
- Overview of the European market and issuance outlook for 2016
- Why are U.S. managers expanding overseas?
- Risk retention in the US vs. globally; efforts at harmonizing conflicting global regulations
Steven T. Kolyer
- Small business: issues and developments
- Unsecured consumer lending: who should regulate it?
- What does the regulatory environment mean for investors?
- Position of banks in regulatory field
- How have issuers fared under the Reg AB II regime?
- SEC scorecard: which sectors have successfully complied with the new rulings and what were the key aspects of successful filings?
Michael S. Piwowar
- Underwriting and performance standards; are credit standards changing? What are the ratings agencies seeing?
- How realistic are cap rates?
- Issuance volume in 2016
- How will issuance handle the pending wave of re-financings?
- Potential interest rate increase and impact on refinancing activity
- Impact of the return of in CMBS ratings
- Single asset/single borrower under Risk Retention Rulings
- Comparing relative value across the various sectors: What are the most promising sectors for investment in 2016?
- Assessing prime/subprime auto, student loans, credit cards, commercial leasing
- Solar ABS to takeoff with fundamentals and market shifts: Federal ITC Extenders Package, community solar legislation, and battery/fuel cell LCOS (levelized cost of storage)
o Growth rate of solar development
o Inefficiently funded solar assets in the current market
o Breakdown of other capital markets funding mechanisms (i.e. YieldCos)
o Multiple new solar ABS issuers
- Evaluating the trends of existing solar ABS deals in the market
- Understanding risks of investing in Solar ABS
- What are investors asking to see in terms of underlying loan level data?
- What impact has the new online lending marketplace for student loans have on disclosure standards?
- Impact of proposed legislation on rate fixing, income based repayment schedules, and other proposed changes to the government guaranteed market
- How are the CRAs viewing these possible solutions and how can they impact the ratings?
- Single asset/single borrower
- Ratings shopping concerns
- Have underwriting standards reverted to 2006 levels? Are current credit fundamentals and safeguards slipping?
- The refinancing wave: near term outlook
- How will Risk Retention affect the B piece buyer? Has the alignment of interest conflict been resolved?
Marielle Jan De Beur
- ABS backdrop - supply, fundamentals, new regulations, spread context
- Are there any sectors where we see material spread tightening? What sectors offer out performance?
- Breadth and depth of investor participation in the sector; how has it changed as the market has evolved; where is it presently?
- How liquid is the secondary market; what is the relationship with the secondary market and the new issue market, especially in the presence of TRACE reporting?
- How will the advent of TRACE for ABS impact the new issue market?
- Solar ABS Risk Unbundling
- Power production risk
- Credit risk and renegotiation
- Regulatory risk
- Solar ABS structuring mechanisms
- Tax equity considerations
- Sculpted pay-downs
- Risk mitigation and structuring tools
- Making data actionable
- Stressing power production,credit, and renegotiation risk efficiently
- Performance and investor feedback on existing deals
- Liquidity - issuance and spread performance, tiering, impact of regulatory changes and outlook
- Automotive Leasing - market, residual value trends and enhancements
- Subprime auto - performance and ratings outlook
- Regulatory Considerations - Reg AB II, risk retention and more
- How do investors and/or ratings agencies get comfortable with the modest amount of historical and consistently reported data, particularly as it relates to multi-borrower deals? Is there a good proxy out there?
- Are there any new twists or structures being brought to market to cater to specific investor demands or to provide structural flexibility?
- How viable is this business is this an HPI trade or a long-term business to manage?
- Has the emergence of the large-scale buyer/owner of single-family rental properties changed the traditional dynamics of rent vs. buy for individual homeowners?
- Understanding the initiative and what the label really means
- Is this label important to investors?
- Are issuers seeking the label? Why or why not?
- Implications for U.S. based cross - border Euro issuers
- What is the size/scope of the commercial/ residential PACE sector?
- What are the key underwriting criteria unique to PACE deals?
- Is the PACE market expected to grow in volume?
- What are the key lessons learned from the industry's first PACE securitizations?
- What is the rating agency perspective on PACE?
Elizabeth Bellis Wolfe
- Large ticket leasing securitization volume outlook
- Deals in the pipeline
- Role of private equity in the equipment leasing marketplace
- Finding relative value in the commercial finance sector
- What is being financed and what are the various models? Private Student loans, individual consumer credit
- How are these non-bank lenders vetting the borrowers? Examining underwriting criteria
- Where do these lenders see value in ABS as a funding source?
- Online versus offline lending, comparing each lending platforms relative risks, advantages and disadvantages and how it compares to other traditional consumer ABS assets
- What will be the role of banks going forward in a new lending landscape?
- The expanded and integral role of due diligence in post-crisis RMBS
- Overview of current pre-offering loan-level due diligence and the impact of TRID
- Balancing privacy concerns and investor interest in more granularity regarding loan level data and due diligence reports
- What constitutes due diligence reports that are required to be made publicly available
- Ongoing SFIG efforts to develop disclosure and due diligence standards
- Defining a green bond
- Why bother to obtain the green bond label?
- The role of green bonds in the socially responsible investment portfolio
- What are the major risks inherent to this sector?
- Can a slowdown in China mean trouble for shipping ABS?
- How does this asset class differ from the traditional ABS structure?
- Deals in the pipeline
- Will the RMBS 3.0 framework apply to non-QM product?
- Who is doing what, and how?
- What are the key risks when securitizing non-QM assets?
- Exploring the emerging role of asset managers as lenders
- What will be the future of bank financing given the emergence of alternative lender?
Jerry van Koolbergen
- Why is this sector seeing a strong resurgence of activity?
- Assessing global demand for air travel in the near and long term and how it will be financed
- What makes this such an appealing asset class? Lessor diversity, deal sizes
- Opportunities for fixed income investors
- Which capital markets in Africa are developing rapidly?
- What is the likelihood of securitization expanding beyond South Africa? Covered Bonds?
- Regulatory landscape and developments
- Assets being securitized
- Outlook for total issuance volume
- Spotlight on India, Singapore, Malaysia and other ex-China emerging ABS markets
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Lead Generation and Scoring
We occasionally use the services of trusted third parties in order to ensure that the personal data we use for advertising and marketing purposes is accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we transfer personal data of individual leads (such as name, email, job title, location and phone number) to these third parties who conduct research to verify the data – primarily against public information.
We also use algorithmic software technology to help us improve the quality and relevance of marketing activities. The personal data analysed by the software includes email address, phone number, job title, address, purchase history and account information. This allows us to provide meaningful offers that are relevant to your specific profile.
Surveys, Market Research & Customer Feedback
We want to understand the needs of our readers and customers. We may therefore use the information you provide us – including your name and contact details – to contact you to request your feedback, or to participate in our customer and market research.
Public forums, message boards and blogs
Some of the pages on our group websites may include message boards, blogs or other facilities for generating content from users. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to post any personal data. User generated content is also subject to our site Terms & Conditions.
Business or Asset Sale
If we sell a business or assets we may need to disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.
If Euromoney, or any of our group companies is sold or sells our assets or is acquired by a third party, then personal data about our customers will be acquired by that third party. A transfer of your personal data in these circumstances would be necessary so that the services you have contracted for can still be delivered, or so that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of our free products and services. You will receive notice if a new controller assumes responsibility for your personal data.
Additional Third Party Disclosures
We may disclose your personal data to other third parties in the following situations:
- To third party partners who help us by providing services such as technology, marketing, advisory or other services. These third parties only receive encrypted data and may only process personal data to provide those services to us.
- Where we are required by law or regulation to do so. In each case we will seek, where practicable, to minimise the amount of data that is disclosed.
- If required to protect the rights and interests of other users and/or Euromoney and its affiliates (including our employees, agents and contractors), or as otherwise set out in our Terms & Conditions. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
We may include small pixel tags (small image files) within the emails we send you in order to determine whether our emails are opened and/or whether the hyperlinks inside our emails are clicked through. We may also collect browser, location and the device used to engage with our email communications. This information allows us to better understand whether we are meeting our users’ needs and how we can improve our communications. No other information is collected. You can opt out of receiving our direct marketing emails either by following the instructions in each email, or by contacting us (see the “Who We Are” section of this Privacy Notice).
Some of the Euromoney group companies are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If you have consented to being contacted by our group companies, then the transfer of your personal data will be made according to the terms of an international data sharing agreement that contains obligations approved by European data protection regulators. Any of our group companies that receive your personal data will be co-controllers of that data, which means they may determine how they process your personal data – although they may only use it for the purposes for which it was shared, unless you are informed of new or additional processing activities.
We may also transfer personal data to third party service providers as described in this Privacy Notice which are located outside the EEA. Where we conduct these transfers, we take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, either by only sending your personal data to jurisdictions that provide an adequate degree of legal protection for your data or by imposing approved contractual terms on these third parties.
We have a data retention policy that ensures we don’t use or store your personal data for longer than necessary. We consider the following issues to determine retention periods:
- Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner or other regulatory agency, or industry best practice recommendations;
- The business rationale for collection and expiry of the purpose for which personal data was collected;
- Our ongoing ability to ensure the accuracy of the data; and
- Legal and regulatory requirements.
We may occasionally need to keep personal data for either shorter or longer periods than specified in our retention policy. In such circumstances, application of the retention period to the data will be temporarily suspended. The suspension of an applicable retention period will be carried out in a manner that respects the rights and interests of all persons concerned.
You can use our Preference Centre to select the topics that are of interest to you so that we can send you publications and information about our products and services that are especially relevant to you. You can also choose the channels we use to contact you (email, phone, post, etc.) and can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications.
You have certain rights in relation to your personal data which include the following:
Access & Portability
You may request access to any personal data of yours for which Euromoney is responsible as controller. Unless there are legal or regulatory reasons for not doing so, we will confirm whether we process any of your personal data and if we do, we will provide you with the following information: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, any recipients of your personal data, the applicable retention period and the data source. Copies of your personal data will be made available to you in a structured, machine-readable format.
You may also request that we transfer the personal data that you have submitted to us, to another controller, where it is technically feasible for us to do so.
If you have consented to our processing of your personal data, or if we are processing your personal data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, then you can submit a request that we transfer your personal data to another data controller.
Rectification, Restriction, Objection
You have the right to request that Euromoney rectify any errors in the personal data that we process. In some circumstances, you may also be able to ask for the erasure of personal data, and/or request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You may also object to the processing of your personal data for sales or marketing purposes.
How to Exercise Your Rights
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
8 Bouverie Street
London, EC4Y 8AX
Web form: Complete Subject Data Request Form
We may need to check your identity prior to processing a request.
Euromoney will do our best to respond to any questions and address any of your concerns. You are also able to register any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data directly with the UK Information Commissioner.
Euromoney is committed to keeping your personal data secure and we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorised use, disclosure or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that any transmission of data is without risk. We have therefore implemented information security policies and rules, staff training on information security, and technical measures to ensure the integrity of data that we have under our control.
All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those third parties that process personal data on our behalf) are required to keep such data confidential and not to use it for any purpose other than the performance of services we have requested.
Our site may contain links to other websites – including, for example, providers of payment processing services. Euromoney is not responsible for the privacy and data collection practices of third party sites and we therefore recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of service of each site you visit.
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