Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf – Structured Finance /en/Services/Practices/StructuredFinance Sur la planète finance… (No. 6) Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/Newsletters/SurlaplaneteFinance/SurlaplantefinanceNo6 <p>November – December 2008</p> Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:29:22 GMT Sur la planète finance… (No. 8) Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/Newsletters/SurlaplaneteFinance/SurlaplantefinanceNo8 <p>February – March 2009</p> Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:29:22 GMT Exchange-Traded Solvency Derivatives: Considerations for the Restructuring Community Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/InTheNews/2007/04/ExchangeTradedSolvencyDerivativesConsiderationsfortheRestructuringCommunity <p>This article appeared in the April 2007 edition of <em>The Bankruptcy Strategist</em> (Volume 24, Number 6)</p> Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:29:54 GMT Securitization in the Life Insurance Industry: Managing Risk and Capital Requirements Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/InTheNews/2007/09/SecuritizationintheLifeInsuranceIndustryManagingRiskandCapitalRequirements <p>This article appeared in the summer 2006 edition of <em>The Journal of Structured Finance</em></p> Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:29:58 GMT Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Closes Two Structured Finance Deals Valued at Over $6.5 Billion Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Firm/MediaCenter/PressReleases/2008/06/DeweyLeBoeufClosesTwoStructuredFinanceDealsValuedatOver65Billion <p>(New York, NY – June 4, 2008) – Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP has acted as issuer’s counsel on two securitization transactions: the $5,757,700,000 Ford Credit Auto Owner Trust 2008-C transaction that closed on May 22<sup>nd</sup>, and the $750,000,000 AmeriCredit Automobile Receivables Trust 2008-A-F transaction that closed on May 29<sup>th</sup>.</p> Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:30:56 GMT Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Serves as Issuer’s Counsel on Two Recent Securitization Transactions Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2008/06/DeweyLeBoeufServesasIssuersCounselonTwoRecentSecuritizationTransactions <p>This article was written by New York partner John P. Keiserman</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:47:54 GMT Disruption & Bankruptcy Documentation Tests Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2009/02/DisruptionBankruptcyDocumentationTests <p>Co-authored by Dewey & LeBoeuf New York partner Evan Koster and associate David Cohn, this was first published as a <em>Learning Curve</em> article in <em>Derivatives Week</em> on November 17, 2008.</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:47:54 GMT Exchange-Traded Solvency Derivatives: Considerations for the Restructuring Community Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2007/04/ExchangeTradedSolvencyDerivativesConsiderationsfortheRestructuringCommunity <p>This article appeared in the April 2007 edition of <em>The Bankruptcy Strategist</em> (Volume 24, Number 6)</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:47:54 GMT Parting shot: Derivatives Momentum Builds Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2008/08/PartingshotDerivativesMomentumBuilds <p>Derivatives are taking off in LatAm as domestic markets develop, helped by operational advances and nurtured by local exchanges. The credit crunch and legal gaps present resistance to further growth.</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:47:55 GMT Securitization in the Life Insurance Industry: Managing Risk and Capital Requirements Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2007/09/SecuritizationintheLifeInsuranceIndustryManagingRiskandCapitalRequirements <p>This article appeared in the summer 2006 edition of <em>The Journal of Structured Finance</em></p> Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:47:55 GMT Shelter from the Storm: Derivative Strategies can Balance Volatile Investments Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2008/02/ShelterfromtheStormDerivativeStrategiescanBalanceVolatileInvestments <p>Co-written by Partner Evan Koster of Dewey & LeBoeuf of the Corporate Department, this article appeared in <em>Best’s Review</em> dated February 1, 2008.</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:47:55 GMT Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Tops Table of Latin American Structured Finance Transactions for Sixth Year Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/InTheNews/2009/02/DeweyLeBoeufTopsTableofLatinAmericanStructuredFinanceTransactionsforSixthYear This week, the industry publication <i>Asset Securitization Report </i>published its annual table of Latin American structured finance transactions executed in the international markets and the law firms who worked on them. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 17:28:18 GMT A Mortgaged Future Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/11/AMortgagedFuture <p>November 4, 2008</p> Thu, 18 Jun 2009 16:29:29 GMT Index-Linked Policies in Italy: Is It the Beginning of the End? Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/03/IndexLinkedPoliciesinItalyIsIttheBeginningoftheEnd <p>March 18, 2009</p> Thu, 18 Jun 2009 16:29:35 GMT Obama Requests Servicers’ Help with New Homeowner Stability Initiative Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/02/ObamaRequestsServicersHelpwithNewHomeownerStabilityInitiative <p>February 18, 2009</p> Thu, 18 Jun 2009 16:29:39 GMT VOLT: an update on recent energy capital markets developments Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/Newsletters/VOLTanupdateonrecentenergycapitalmarketsdevelopments/20090220_Volt Mon, 22 Jun 2009 10:38:14 GMT VOLT: an update on recent energy capital markets developments Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/Newsletters/VOLTanupdateonrecentenergycapitalmarketsdevelopments/20090618_Volt Tue, 23 Jun 2009 19:32:32 GMT Trustee Unable to Foreclose Securitized Mortgages Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2007/11/20071115_TrusteeUnabletoForecloseSecuritizedMortgages Thu, 15 Oct 2009 13:17:42 GMT Treasury Department Proposes Reform of Financial Regulation Affecting Banks, Broker-Dealers and Commodities Firms Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/04/20080404_TreasuryDepartmentProposesReformofRegulationAffectingBanksBrokerDealersandCommoditiesFirms Mon, 19 Oct 2009 12:20:11 GMT The SEC Publishes Final Rules for Electronic Filing and Revision of Form D under the Securities Act of 1933 Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/02/20080215_TheSECPublishesFinalRulesforElectronicFilingandRevisionofFormDundertheSecuritiesActof1933 Thu, 22 Oct 2009 17:25:42 GMT The SEC Adopts Amendments to Forms S-3 and F-3 to Facilitate Smaller Company Access to Capital Markets Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/01/20080102_TheSECAdoptsAmendmentstoFormsS3andF3toFacilitateSmallerCompanyAccesstoCapitalMarkets Thu, 22 Oct 2009 18:08:05 GMT The Report of the Financial Stability Forum: Incremental but Difficult Recommendations Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/05/20080512_TheReportoftheFinancialStabilityForumIncrementalbutDifficultRecommendations Fri, 23 Oct 2009 14:20:02 GMT The Public-Private Investment Program Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/04/20090401_ThePublicPrivateInvestmentProgram Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:12:54 GMT The FDIC Analyzes the Subprime Crisis and the SEC Agrees to Share Information with the Fed: Looking for Patterns in the Subprime Crisis Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/06/20080625_TheFDICAnalyzestheSubprimeCrisisandtheSECAgreestoShareInformationwiththeFed Tue, 03 Nov 2009 12:55:30 GMT The Business of Systemic Risk: The Report of the Counterparty Risk Management Policy Group III Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/08/20080826_TheBusinessofSystemicRiskTheReportoftheCounterpartyRiskManagementPolicyGroupIII Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:16:33 GMT The Assignability of 10b-5 Claims in the Context of the Purchase and Sale of Distressed Securities Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/09/20080925_TheAssignabilityof10b5ClaimsintheContextofthePurchaseandSaleofDistressedSecurities Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:42:43 GMT Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Advise on CADES Financing Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Firm/MediaCenter/PressReleases/2009/02/DeweyLeBoeufAdviseonCADESFinancing <p>(Paris, February 6, 2009) – CADES (Caisse d’Amortissement de la Dette Sociale), a French administrative state agency (établissement public national à caractère administratif), whose mission is to consolidate and balance the debts resulting from the social security regime closed a €10 billion financing.</p> Wed, 18 Nov 2009 12:57:52 GMT Stimulus Bill Provides Tax Relief to Restructuring of Debt Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/02/20090218_StimulusBillProvidesTaxRelieftoRestructuringofDebt Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:08:18 GMT Stimulus Bill Provides Immediate Tax Refunds for Many Small Businesses and Less Flexibility for US Banking Institutions Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/02/20090218_StimulusBillProvidesImmediateTaxRefundsforSmallBusinessesandLessFlexibilityforBanking Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:18:29 GMT SPACs IPOs – The first IPO of a German Special Purpose Acquisition Company Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/08/20080812_SPACsIPOsThefirstIPOofaGermanSpecialPurposeAcquisitionCompany Mon, 11 Jan 2010 16:52:14 GMT Structured Notes Under Scrutiny: FINRA Notice to Members 09-73 Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2010/01/20100112_StructuredNotesUnderScrutiny Tue, 12 Jan 2010 09:51:22 GMT IOSCO Recommends Market Improvements Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/06/20080611_IOSCORecommendsMarketImprovements Wed, 03 Feb 2010 12:45:01 GMT New Regulation of Credit Default Swaps by the New York Insurance Department; New "Best Practices" for Financial Guaranty Insurers Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/09/20080925_NewRegulationofCreditDefaultSwapsbytheNewYorkInsuranceDepartmentNewBestPractices Wed, 03 Feb 2010 14:45:00 GMT Credit Default Swap Central Counterparties and the Regulation of CDS Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/11/20081126_CreditDefaultSwapCentralCounterpartiesandtheRegulationofCDS Wed, 03 Feb 2010 15:47:04 GMT FDIC Expands Bidder List for Troubled Assets to Include Those Without a Bank Charter Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/11/20081126_FDICExpandsBidderListforTroubledAssetstoIncludeThoseWithoutaBankCharter Wed, 03 Feb 2010 15:56:51 GMT A Rarely Pondered Question of Bankruptcy Law and the UCC: If a Security Interest Lapses During Bankruptcy, Can the Bankruptcy Trustee Avoid the Security Interest Even Though It Was Perfected at the Time of the Bankruptcy Filing? Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/09/20080911_ARarelyPonderedQuestionofBankruptcyLawandtheUCC Tue, 09 Feb 2010 16:24:23 GMT Complex Structured Finance Transactions Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2007/02/20070223_ComplexStructuredFinanceTransactions Fri, 12 Feb 2010 16:29:14 GMT Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Represents Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Firm/MediaCenter/PressReleases/2009/12/20091223_DeweyLeBoeufRepresentsFannieMaeandFreddieMac Mon, 15 Mar 2010 12:23:18 GMT Coping with the Repeal of Rule 436(g): SEC Staff Provides Guidance and No-Action Relief Regarding Inclusion of Credit Ratings in Offering Materials Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2010/07/20100722_CopingwiththeRepealofRule436g Thu, 22 Jul 2010 21:35:59 GMT Treasury Department Issues CISADA Implementing Regulations Regarding Financial Institutions and Activities Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2010/08/20100826_TreasuryIssuesCISADARegulations Thu, 26 Aug 2010 17:41:37 GMT Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Hires Financial Regulation Expert Robert Finney to Head London Team Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Firm/MediaCenter/PressReleases/2010/12/DeweyLeBoeufHiresFinancialRegulationExpert Wed, 01 Dec 2010 10:52:52 GMT Europe’s answer to Dodd-Frank?: The MiFID Review affects almost everyone Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2010/11/20101217_EuropesanswertoDoddFrank Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:25:29 GMT The Dodd-Frank Act: Implications for Insurance and Energy Companies Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/InTheNews/2010/08/20100826_TheDoddFrankAct Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:16:49 GMT European Commission Fines Electrabel €20 Million for Failure to Notify Under the ECMR Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/06/20090615_EuropeanCommissionFinesElectrabel20MillionforFailuretoNotifyUndertheECMR Tue, 15 Mar 2011 18:34:27 GMT TARPOONED: The Recapitalization of the US Financial Industry Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2008/10/20081016_TARPOONEDTheRecapitalizationoftheUSFinancialIndustry Tue, 15 Mar 2011 18:41:09 GMT Using Securitization Techniques to Finance Oil and Gas Contractors in Brazil Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2011/09/20110902_UsingSecuritization <p>We have previously written in these pages on the potential opportunities generated by the oil and gas reserves in the Pre-Salt Layer along Brazil’s coast, as well as the possible challenges facing financing of such projects because of potential environmental liability. Exploration and development of the Pre-Salt Layer presents opportunities not only for state run companies such as Petrobras, but also private companies and especially those upstream and midstream contractors, such as drill ships, deepwater subsea trees and tie-in systems and pipeline systems to name a few.</p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 11:19:30 GMT Brazil Adopts A New Law Authorizing Credit Reporting Registries and Credit Reports: Has the Time for Cross-border Consumer Structured Finance Finally Arrived to Brazil? Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2011/09/20110902_LALBRBrazil <p>Much has been written regarding the growing middle class in Brazil and the consumer credit boom in Brazil, particularly the growing needs regarding access of consumers to mortgage credit. At the same time, the amount of cross-border and even local mortgage related securitized debt issuances is still small. A number of obstacles exist, although one historically significant one has recently been eliminated: the development of a framework for capturing borrower data and credit scores.</p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 11:33:46 GMT The U.K. Bribery Act: A Primer For International Securities Firms Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2011/09/Finney_BNA <p>The Bribery Act 2010 (the ‘‘Bribery Act’’ or ‘‘Act’’) has been a ‘‘hot’’ topic ever since it was pushed through the U.K. Parliament just before the general election in the spring of 2010 (see analysis at WSLR, June 2010, page 26). But the heat increased when the Government published draft guidance and is now full on with the Act coming into force on July 1, 2011.</p> Wed, 07 Sep 2011 13:41:45 GMT "Close-Out Netting": New Developments in Russian Repos and Derivatives Regulation Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2011/09/CloseOutNetting Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:45:47 GMT Glass-Steagall UK Style: major structural and funding reforms loom for banks licensed in the UK Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2011/09/GlassSteagallUKStyle Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:21:20 GMT No Conflict Here Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/InTheNews/2011/12/20111219_NoConflictHere Mon, 19 Dec 2011 15:38:03 GMT Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Grows Africa Practice with Addition of Lawyer Team in Johannesburg Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Firm/MediaCenter/PressReleases/2012/01/DLGrowsAfricaPractice <p>(JOHANNESBURG – January 04, 2012) – Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Africa practice through the addition of a leading team of lawyers led by Morné van der Merwe and Wildu du Plessis. The team joins from Werksmans Attorneys, where Mr. van der Merwe headed the Mining & Resources practice and Mr. du Plessis headed the Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practices.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 09:16:41 GMT Protecting Liens on Debtors’ Commercial Tort Claims Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2012/02/20120202_ProtectingLiensOnDebtors <p>Commercial tort claims of a debtor can constitute valuable collateral for a secured party, provided, of course, the secured party’s lien on that collateral is properly created and perfected. Because tort claims are not ordinary-course assets of most debtors, they are generally not a focus of most secured parties. Nevertheless, commercial tort claims can arise, often unexpectedly, after a debtor experiences financial distress.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 10:44:18 GMT Barbara Goodstein Selected as Fellow of American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Firm/MediaCenter/PressReleases/2012/02/20120212_BarbaraGoodsteinSelected <p>(NEW YORK – February 12, 2012) – Dewey & LeBoeuf partner Barbara M. Goodstein has been selected to be a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers (ACCFL).</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:38:27 GMT Second Circuit Propounds Test for Determining Whether Transactions in Unlisted Securities Are Covered by US Securities Laws Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2012/03/20120305_UnlistedSecurities Mon, 05 Mar 2012 11:04:48 GMT Regulators Propose Margin and Capital Requirements for Non-cleared Swaps Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2011/05/20110502_MarginCapitalRequirements Tue, 13 Mar 2012 13:30:28 GMT House Approves Conference Report on Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; Senate to Consider Bill after Independence Day Recess Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2010/07/20100702_DoddFrankWallStreetReform Tue, 13 Mar 2012 13:44:26 GMT NCOIL Adopts Model Law Regulating Credit Default Swaps as Insurance Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/12/20091209_NCOILAdoptsModelLawRegulatingCreditDefaultSwapsasInsurance Tue, 13 Mar 2012 13:52:59 GMT The Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009: A Summary of the House Derivatives Legislation Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2010/01/20100129_TheDerivativesMarketsTransparencyandAccountabilityAct Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:02:09 GMT House Bill Would Require Registered Clearing Houses and Expand Authority of the CFTC Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/02/HouseBillWouldRequireRegisteredClearingHousesandExpandAuthorityoftheCFTC <p>February 18, 2009</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:33:21 GMT The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ Broadened Interpretation of a “Commodity Forward Agreement” Under the Bankruptcy Code Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2009/02/20090223_TheFourthCircuitCourtofAppealsBroadenedInterpretationofCommodityAgreement Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:41:00 GMT Derivatives Regulation under Dodd-Frank: Implications for Insurance Companies Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/ClientAlerts/2012/03/20120330_DerivativesRegulationImplications Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:03:34 GMT The Euro Crisis: Implications For Loan Agreements Http://www.deweyleboeuf.com/en/Ideas/Publications/AttorneyArticles/2012/04/20120410_TheEuroCrisis Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:42:36 GMT