The Finance Forum Focus Series

Our Finance Forum Focus Series is designed to provide the same timely insights and expert takes from industry leaders typically delivered at our in-person Finance Forum event. Now, they will be delivered on-demand, so that you can participate when and where you’re able. You won’t want to miss this important industry content.

Below is a sample of topics highlighted in this series of podcasts and webinars:

  • ESG Trends in the CMBS Market
  • LIBOR Transition Update
  • ESG Developments in Fund Finance
  • Policy Watch, Including Court Impact on Securitization
  • Housing Finance Under New CFPB and FHFA Leadership
  • Trends in the Single-Family Rental Market


Spotlight on LIBOR Transition

Wednesday, October 20

Cadwalader partners Lary Stromfeld and Jeff Nagle will discuss the latest LIBOR transition developments, including:

  • The deadlines for the rest of 2021 (and beyond) and a discussion of the ramifications for Q4 2021;
  • Various rates in the market; and 
  • Legislative solutions, including the statute enacted in New York and Federal legislation currently pending.





Lary Stromfeld


Jeffrey Nagle


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'Greeniums,’ ‘Griscounts’ and Other ESG Trends in the CMBS Market


Wednesday, October 6

In this first installment of the Finance Forum Focus Series, Cadwalader special counsel Michael Ruder is joined by Alan Todd, Head of CMBS Strategy at BofA Securities, for a podcast. Michael and Alan discuss Environmental, Social and Governance factors as they relate to securitized products, especially U.S. CMBS.

Key discussion points include:

  • How big is the market for green CMBS?
  • What might be the next innovative green or ESG deal structures to emerge in private-label CMBS?
  • ESG considerations for investors.
  • The challenges of private-label green conduits.





Michael J. Ruder
Special Counsel


Alan Todd
Bank of America
Managing Director, Head of CMBS Strategy



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