23rd Annual ABS East Conference

Cadwalader partners Stuart Goldstein, Neil Weidner, and Joseph Moreno will be speaking at the ABS East 2017 conference, which will take place September 17-19 in Miami Beach, FL. Serving as one of the most important structured finance industry conferences, the 2017 gathering anticipates a delegation of over 4,000 structured finance professionals, which includes more than 2,000 attendees representing a diverse cross section of issuers and investors in the ABS market.

Now in its 23rd year, ABS East has solidified its place as the must-attend Fall gathering of the securitization industry, offering beneficial market insights with actionable takeaways. As always, the program is developed by investors, and led by issuers, to ensure a timely and objective program.

Stuart Goldstein will be a Panelist on the panel entitled "CRE CLOs".

Neil Weidner will be the moderator of a panel entitled "The U.S. Treasury Report on Regulation: Impact on CLOs, Leveraged Loans and the Broader ABS Market".

Joseph Moreno will be speaking on a panel entitled "The Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity and Data Protection: What the Financial Services Professional Needs to Know".  The panel is on Tuesday, September 19 at 1:30 PM and will cover the following points:

  • As a busy financial professional, why do you need to be concerned with data protection amid cybersecurity threats such as data breaches and ransomware?
  • Entering a world where data is not secure: How will that impact lending, credit checks; risk scores, etc.?
  • What does ‘data integrity mean’ when you lose the integrity? Who is responsible for such breaches?
  • Are investors factoring these risks at all into their investment decision? How would they approach fault or liability?
  • Which aspects of the structured finance industry are most vulnerable?
  • Not merely a problem for the IT department, why bankers, portfolio managers, ratings analyst and every other market player needs to be aware and prepared for cyberattacks and data security breaches.