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09:00 Central European Time
Global ABS 2018 Registration Opens
Commence Concurrent Tracks ‘A-C’

Track A: 101 Series

Track B: Non-traditional securitisations

Track C: Regulation

12:30 Track A
ABS Primer
  • Understanding the benefit of securitisation to the real economy 
  • Identifying the key players and understanding the structure of an ABS deal
  • The role of securitisation as a capital management and funding tool
  • How can securitisation deliver relative value? 
  • Comparing and contrasting with covered bonds

Emma-Jane Fulcher

Head of Structured Finance
ARC Ratings

Jennie Dorsaint

Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP

Stephen McLoughlin

Partner, Finance
Maples Group
12:30 Track B
Esoteric Investment Overview
  • With yields in traditional ABS classes diminishing, where can investors go?
  • Handset, Marketplace, US Solar and PACE, UK student loans, insurance securitisation
  • Challenges? What is the impact of funding and regulatory constraints?
  • Diversity: is the overall diversity of collateral improving?

Rosemary Kelley

Senior Managing Director

Julian Craughan

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Miles Hunt

Managing Director, Head of Private Credit Syndicate

Ankur Goyal

Managing Director
Jefferies International Limited

Richard Ambery

General Counsel
Managing Partners Group

Joseph Lau

President/CIO; Chair
LordCap Green; FIIN
12:30 Track C
A Brief History of Recent Regulatory Developments
  • What it all means, where are we in the process, and where is it headed?
  • EU and U.S. compare and contrast
  • Overview of the timeline of regulations and where we are in the evolution
  • Are we done or is there more to come?

Steve Gandy

MD, Head of Private Debt Mobilisation
Santander Corporate & Investment Banking

Elliot Ganz

General Counsel and Chief of Staff

Carol Hitselberger

Mayer Brown LLP

Timothy Fosh

Slaughter and May
Commence Concurrent Tracks ‘A-D’

Track A: 101 Series

Track B: Non-traditional securitisations

Track C: STS Technical Workshops

Track D: Accounting and Regulatory

13:15 Track A
Fundamentals of Residential Mortgage Finance
  • Identifying the key players and understanding the structure of an RMBS deal
  • The role of securitisation in mortgage finance
  • How can securitisation deliver relative value for real estate investors? Mortgage lenders? 
  • Comparing and contrasting as a funding tool and investment opportunity with covered bonds, loans, and other forms of finance

Theresa Kradjian

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Jack Kahan

Senior Managing Director, RMBS

Jean-Baptiste Gaudin

Assistant General Counsel & Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Franck Thevenon-Rousseau

Co-Head, Financial Institution Securitisation Europe
Crédit Agricole CIB

Cliff Pearce

Global Head of Capital Markets

Godfrey Blight

Link Asset Services
13:15 Track B
UK Student Loan Finance
  • Overview of this emerging asset class for Europe

Harry Bacon

Slaughter and May

Alex King

Chief Executive Officer
Future Finance

Antonio Casado

Executive Director, Deputy Head SF Ratings
Scope Ratings

Andrew Batty

13:15 Track C
An Introduction to STS
  • Understanding the ABC’s of STS
  • Goals and intention of STS  development and implementation
  • What are the benefits of STS?
  • Detailed overview of requirements
  • Are the requirements clear enough?  Where do the remaining key issues lie?
  • Key issuer compliance requirements
  • STS notification considerations 
  • Overview of issuer supervision and enforcement
  • Considerations for non-EU issuers and possible Brexit implications

Vincent Keaveny

Partner and Co-Chair Financial Services Sector
DLA Piper

Max Bronzwaer

Director & Investor Liaison
Prime Collateralised Securities (PCS) UK and EU

Vincent Danton

Of Counsel
Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP

Ben Bates

Chief Executive Officer
Euro ABS Limited

Christian Schulz

Securitised Products
UniCredit Bank AG

Katie McCaw

PSL / Consultant - S. Finance
13:15 Track D
Agents of Change? Trustee Perspectives on Hot Topics and Recent Issues
  • How does the trustee function fit in going forward?
  • Do trustees exercise their discretion frequently enough?
  • What are the key considerations in respect of indemnities for trustees and litigation funding?
  • What is the role of the trustee in dispute resolution?
  • Are there additional protections that need to be built into documents?

Janet Oram

Head of Asset Backed Securities
USS Investment Management

Morgan Krone

Allen & Overy LLP

Simon Porter

Baker & McKenzie

Eliot Solarz

Director, Corporate Trust
Law Debenture

Thomas McKay

Global Head of Defaults

Olufemi Oye

Head of Special Situations
Deutsche Bank
14:00 Track A
NPLs 101
  • Defining the various types of non-performing loans: recoverable  vs. unlikely to be repaid
  • Overview of the key markets and asset types: Greece, Italy, Portugal, Ireland and Spain
  • Lender strategies for disposing of NPLs; cash vs. synthetic 
  • The case for internal management
  • Understanding the role of the servicer /special servicer in getting assets re-performing 
  • Timeline for conversion to an RPL

Romina Rosto

Managing Director, Head of the Advisory and Origination - Asset Backed Products
Societe Generale

Kostas Halatsis

Managing Director

Michael Doran

Baker Mckenzie

David Bergman

Head of Structured Finance
Scope Ratings

Michael Huertas

Dentons Europe LLP

Amo Chahal

14:00 Track B
Deciphering “FinTech”: What Technologies Will Most Impact Structured Finance?
  • From blockchain, data and analytics tools, to online lending: How is technology shaping our market?

Sushila Nayak

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Frederic Chaignon

Head of Capital Markets
Younited Credit

Nigel Batley

Global Head of Asset Backed Finance
HSBC Bank plc

Arno Vink

Director Capital Markets

Peter Walker

Link Asset Services

Dimitri Kaltsas

Head of Business Development
Hometrack/ European AVM Alliance
14:00 Track C
The STS User Manual for Investors and Issuers
  • Due diligence requirements for investors in ABS 
  • Reporting requirements for issuers of ABS
  • Navigating the website
  • What will the self-attestation model of STS notification mean for investors?  What will investors need to do on top of this?
  • Are the benefits of STS enough to encourage investment? Are they potentially going to hinder issuance? What should the treatment of STS positions be?
  • Cross border investing and issuing: Will USD and other cross border ABS become off limits without the STS label?
  • Overview of investor supervision and enforcement process
  • Overview of issuer compliance and logistics process

Anna Bak

Associate Director, Securitisation

Rob Ford

Portfolio Manager
TwentyFour Asset Management

Hendrik Jan Luikinga

Director CIO Woonnu BV
Nationale Nederlanden Bank N.V.

Jana Kovalcikova

Policy Expert
European Banking Authority (EBA)

Adrien Amzallag

Policy Officer
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Neil Calder

Head of Portfolio Management
14:00 Track D
Comparative regulations (US, EU, UK, Australia) and Their Impact On Investors And Issuers
  • Risk retention
  • STS
  • Qualified Mortgages
  • Due diligence requirements
  • AIFMD/Solvency II

Neil Hamilton


Paula Lorbes

Head of Legal Capital Markets
Santander Consumer Finance

Markus Schaber

Managing Partner
Integer Advisors

Al Sawyers

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Henry Cooke

Gryphon Capital Investments Pty Ltd

Stephen Ceurvorst

Chief Executive Officer
LordCap Green
14:45 Central European Time
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

15:15 Track A
Understanding the Structure and Purpose of a Synthetic ABS Transaction
  • Defining balance sheet synthetic securitization
  • Compare and contrast various methodologies to accomplish transfer of risk: credit default swaps, credit guarantees or other derivatives contracts
  • Motivation for banks to issue a synthetic transaction vs. true sale
  • Funding versus capital relief: the motivation for synthetic deals
  • Understanding the assets securitized: SME loans, trade receivables and other eligible assets
  • How is a synthetic ABS structured

Jessica Littlewood

Clifford Chance

Mike Reynolds

Vice President, Credit Risk Transfer
Freddie Mac

Corina Toader

Senior Structured Finance Officer
European Investment Bank

Philippe Dorin

Head of Division, Legal
European Investment Fund

Carlos Silva

Head of European Structured Credit
DBRS Morningstar

Riccardo Gallina

Head of Loan Management & Advisory
Banca IMI
15:15 Track B
Marketplace Lending and Securitisation in Europe
  • What is the real scope for diversifying the consumer lending landscape? 
  • Why has this form of lending not evolved as it has in the US? 
  • How might it evolve in Europe post crisis?

Rehanna Sameja

Senior Vice President
DBRS Ratings

Christian Faes

Exec Chair & Co-Founder

Sachin Patel

Chief Capital Officer
Funding Circle

Rory McHugh

Chief Capital Officer

Daniel Bartsch

creditshelf AG

Eileen Hughes

Vice President, Transaction Management
Wilmington Trust
15:15 Track C
More than STS on the EU Regulatory Horizon
  • Overview of the key (non-STS related) requirements in the new EU securitisation regulation
  • Credit granting standard obligations
  • Risk retention requirements
  • Transparency and Disclosure Standards
  • Key compliance considerations for public and private transactions
  • Where do the remaining issues lie?
  • What will the requirements mean for non-EU deals?

Joy Amis

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Adrien Amzallag

Policy Officer
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Nicole Rhodes

Consultant Counsel
Allen & Overy LLP

Rupert Schoder

Project Manager Regulatory Pro
Societe Generale

Steffen Klimas


Marco Angheben

Head of Business Development & Regulatory Affairs
European DataWarehouse GmbH
15:15 Track D
Accounting Rules Update: IFRS 9
  • Impact on Auto ABS, Spanish legacy RMBS
  • Investor View:  what do they require, disclosures, representations 

Domitille de Coincy

Director - Financial Engineering
Moody's Analytics

Harry Noutsos

Global Head of ABS
ING Bank

Ifada Mahroof


John Kent


Vinoy Nursiah

Chief Financial Officer
16:00 Central European Time
Hosts’ Welcoming Remarks

Simon Lewis

Senior Managing Director, EMEA Vice Chairman
FTI Consulting

Damian Thompson

Chairman, Securitisation Board

John Orchard

Chief Executive Officer, Banking & Finance Group; Board Member
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
16:20 Central European Time
Global Trends and Their Impact on the EU Economy: Brexit, the US Economy and Populism
  • Nine months from Brexit is the UK prepared?  Is the EU?
  • What are the chances of a “no-deal” Brexit?  What will it look like?
  • Is Europe trapped between populism (Italy) and “the same old politics” (Germany)?  
  • Is Eurozone growth here to stay?  How sustainable is European debt?    
  • Will we see a complete Banking Union, Capital Markets Union and common European treasury in the next five years?       
  • 20%-40% Youth unemployment across the EU:  have we lost a generation?  What is their future and how will they get future access to credit?

Swaha Pattanaik

Global Economics Editor
Reuters Breakingviews

Ruben Segura-Cayuela

Chief European Periphery Economist
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Imène Rahmouni - Rousseau

Director of Markets
Banque De France
17:00 Central European Time
The End of Quantitative Easing: Weaning the Patient off the Methadone
  • What will be the impact of ECB tapering in the context of all sectors, either direct or indirect? 
  • Timeline for the winding down of ECB and BOE Term Funding Schemes
  • How do policy makers view the adjustment? 
  • Is QE part of the problem or part of the solution for ABS?  
  • What will be the impact on absolute and relative spreads for ABS, covered bonds, corporates and sovereigns?
  • If spreads blow out, does ABS remain executable as a funding choice?

Boudewijn Dierick

Managing Director
Auxmoney Investments

Neil Calder

Head of Portfolio Management

Alexander Batchvarov

Managing Director
Bank of America Securities

Mark Hale

Chief Executive Officer
Prytania Asset Management

Vasundhara Goel

Head of European ABS and CLO Strategy
Morgan Stanley

Gordon Kerr

Head, Structured Finance Research Europe
DBRS Morningstar

Ope Agbaje

18:00 Central European Time
Day One of Global ABS 2018 Concludes and Welcoming Cocktail Reception Commences
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  • Online Targeted Advertising

    We use targeted advertising on our websites to display advertisements that are relevant to what we believe are your interests. In order to deliver relevant advertisements, we use third parties to deliver cookies that collect information about your IP address and how you interact with our sites (e.g. browsing information, which articles you have read etc.). This data is used by the third parties to determine which advertisements may be of interest to you.

    We may also share your personal data with third parties to deliver targeted advertising to you on other websites (e.g. Twitter Tailored Audiences or Facebook Custom Audiences). This could include your email address, cookie data, and information obtained from third parties. Third party cookies may also be used to enable us to target advertisements to you on other websites that you visit.

  • 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.
  • Email Tracking

    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).

International Transfers

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.

Retention Periods

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.

How You Can Set Your Data & Privacy Preferences

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.

Your Rights

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
    United Kingdom


    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.

Protecting Your Data

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.

Third Party Sites

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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