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LIBOR Summit 2020 – Online Edition – Litigation and Documentation

April 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for an in-depth webinar on LIBOR litigation and documentation featuring speakers from defense, plaintiff, process management and eDiscovery. Hosted by Greenpoint Financial, with CDS a supporting sponsor.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM   LIBOR Transition Update in a COVID-19 World

Keynote: Importance of Early Action and Update from the ARRC

  • Recent behavior of LIBOR, SOFR and other RFR’s
  • Legislative Update: Status of NY State initiatives
  • Calendar and timelines
  • Statements from authorities including Bank of England, Financial Stability Board, ARRC

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Wipf, Vice Chairman, Institutional Securities, Morgan Stanley and Chair, Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM  Litigation Expectations and Preparation

  • Regulatory risks: Appropriate disclosure, class action potential, special securitization issues
  • Ambiguous terms
  • Mismatched economics
  • Drivers within three markets: Retail, commercial, corporate
  • Mitigation: Practical steps you can enact today

Moderator: William Belt, Esq., Managing Director, CDS

Nowell D. Bamberger, Partner, Cleary Gottleib LLP
Isaac S. Greaney, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Michael D. Hausfeld, Founder & Chairman, Hausfeld
Michael L. Spafford, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM   Documentation Mitigation and Remediation

  • Scope: Finding, Identifying and Mitigating
  • Using Technology to Improve Fallback Negotiations
  • Coming Litigation: Retail and Commercial
  • ABS: What to do when 100% approval becomes impossible

Moderator: John “Jeb” Beckwith, Managing Director, GreenPoint Financial

Michael W. Bohner, Managing Discovery Attorney, Cleary Gottlieb LLP

Thomas C. Deas, Jr., Chairman, National Association of Corporate Treasurers
Chris O’Connor, Director, eDiscovery Strategy, CDS
Joyce Sophia Xu, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals from buy- and sell-side institutions: loan officers and portfolio managers; business managers, finance, operations, risk and technology professionals; compliance and regulatory officers
  • Regulators and supervisors of financial institutions and financial markets
  • Legal counsel involved with loans, securitization or litigation

Click on the link for more information and to register for the program: https://bit.ly/CDS_LIBORSummit2020_Online


April 29, 2020
10:00 am - 12:30 pm