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 Media Advisory
January 11, 2008
Contact: Oroma Mpi
(212) 382-6713

The Structured Finance Committee of the New York City Bar Association
presents

THE UPHEAVAL IN THE SUBPRIME MARKET:
THE DIRECT & INDIRECT EFFECTS OF SAME
ON THE STRUCTURED FINANCE MARKET

When:

Tuesday, January 22, 6:30 p.m.

What:

New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Ave.)

Where: Panel discussion about the highly detrimental impact of the upheaval in the subprime mortgage industry on the structured finance industry

Mortgage–backed securities, asset–backed securities, collateralized debt obligations, asset-backed commercial paper and other forms of structured finance securities have all suffered tremendously from the subprime market crisis.

Join the NYC Bar for a lively, interactive discussion about the direct and indirect effects of the upheaval in the subprime lending market on the structured finance market. This program is free; open to the media and public; and geared toward both lawyers and non–lawyers. Audience participation will be encouraged.

Moderator:

  • Craig A. Wolson, Special Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Chair of Structured Finance Committee, New York City Bar Association

Topics and Panelists:

  1. Various Legislative and Regulatory Responses
    Jeffrey P. Taft, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP


  2. How the Size and Numbers of Transactions Decreased so Significantly and What the Future Holds
    Mark H. Adelson, Member, Adelson & Jacob Consulting, LLC


  3. The Increasingly Important Role of Bankruptcy Law and Lawyers
    Nathan M. Eisler, Partner, Luskin, Stern & Eisler LLP


  4. Litigation (both current and anticipated) by Investors
    Robert B. Weintraub, Of Counsel, Wolf, Haldenstein, Adler, Freeman & Herz LLP
For further details about the program, please email Craig A. Wolson at craig.wolson@cwt.com.

 




About the Association
The New York City Bar Association (www.nycbar.org) was founded in 1870, and since then has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the profession, promoting reform of the law, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.

 

 

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