AFM and IMN
Sponsored Event | June.06.2017 - June.08.2017Barcelona, Spain
Orrick is proud to be a sponsor of AFME and IMN’s 21st Annual Global ABS, taking place 6-8 June 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. The 2017 program closely examines the impact of major global regulatory initiatives and political developments, and how the securitization market will adapt to these volatile times.
For the first time, this year Global ABS will feature a full day’s coverage on European NPLs, called the 'NPLs Fast Track', taking place on 8 June. Orrick partner Gianrico Giannesi will participate in a panel on Italian NPLs on Thursday afternoon. Please join us for this interesting panel and we hope to see you at the conference.
Orrick participants at the conference include:
Olivier Bernard, partner in Orrick’s Paris office, is a member of the Structured Finance group.
Olivier advises French and international financial institutions, insurers, funds and other alternative capital providers, as well as borrowers, on structured finance, debt capital markets and securitization transactions, in relation to a variety of assets, including real estate, transportation fleets and infrastructure.
He has been involved on a number of groundbreaking multi-jurisdictional transactions, privately or publicly placed.
Before joining Orrick in 2016 as a partner, Olivier was counsel in the finance department of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
London; New York
London; New York
Sushila Nayak is co-head of the firm’s Structured Finance Group. Dual-qualified in New York and England and Wales, Sushila works with financial institutions, public and privately owned companies, asset managers and alternative lenders on complex, multidisciplinary financings.
She has a broad range of experience in debt financing transactions, including structured credit and corporate finance. She represents issuers, arrangers and collateral managers in connection with the issuance and restructuring of various structured finance products, derivatives transactions and debt issuances in Europe and the United States.
Sushila also provides counsel to technology and other companies on trade finance matters, including receivables financing arrangements, vendor financing, and supply chain financing.
Active in pro bono work, she leads the London office’s pro bono efforts.
Sushila's experience includes advising:
Sushila's recent engagements include:
Judith Rousvoal is a structured finance lawyer in Orrick's Paris office.
Judith advises French and international banks, financial institutions on project finance, structured finance as well as on complex infrastructure projects.Prior to joining Orrick, Judith was an associate for two years in the Banking & Finance department of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and for five years in the Securization department of Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Al Sawyers is a partner in Orrick’s New York office. His practice focuses on the creation of derivative securities, structured financial products, and repackaged asset-backed, corporate, and municipal securities. He previously served as chair of Orrick’s Structured Finance Practice.
Al represents issuers and underwriters in the issuance of credit-linked notes, collateralized bond obligations, synthetic convertible bonds and synthetic money market eligible securities. He also works with clients entering into various swap agreements, such as interest rate, credit default, currency, and equity swaps, and has authored alerts on various financial industry-related topics, including the Dodd-Frank Act.
Al has been ranked by Chambers and Partners both globally and nationally in the structured products category. Legal500 has noted Al for his work in structured finance, quoting a client who stated that he has "impressive expertise in all facets of securitization in general, which is immensely helpful when we are working on complex transactions." The International Financial Law Review has also recognized Al for his work in structured finance and securitization. Euromoney notes him as an expert in Banking, Financial and Transactional Law: Structured Finance and Securitization.
Laure Seror is a banking and finance lawyer in Orrick's Paris office.
Laure advises French and international banks and financial institutions as well as sponsors and borrowers on French and cross-border structured finance, infrastructure and real estate finance transactions.
Prior to joining Orrick in 2017, Laure was an associate for five years in the Banking & Finance department of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Hervé Touraine is Head of Finance Europe, based in Geneva and also with an office in Paris, where he spends a significant part of his time.
Hervé represents French and international financial institutions, corporates, sponsors, investors, insurance companies, asset managers and alternative capital providers on French and cross border transactions. He advises on banking, structured finance, securitization, and capital markets transactions.
Hervé has worked on numerous complex, strategic and/or innovative transactions (including many firsts in France and Europe) such as international securitization transactions, covered bonds, corporate structured bonds, project bonds, debt funds and the establishment of dedicated origination and refinancing platforms. He also acted on transactions for financing or refinancing purposes (including liquidity), and for off-balance sheet or regulatory capital purposes. As such, he has developed particular skills in handling multi-jurisdictions and multi-practices transactions.
He has developed a substantial experience in the energy and infrastructure sector in the context of financing and refinancing transactions, using classical bank structures as well as Euro PP, bond and project bond structures, specialized credit institutions and dedicated debt funds.
Hervé is described by his clients as a “key person” for structured finance deals, noting: “when we've got a problem, he's there. We know we can count on him”. Clients further comment: “He is dedicated and innovative, and an expert in is field. We see him as a business partner of ours, rather than a lawyer”.
Hervé is an active participant in drafting securitization and structured finance legislation and regulations in France. Hervé regularly publishes and speaks in relation to structure finance markets and related points of interest and deals.
Before joining Orrick in 2016, Hervé was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP where he worked for 20 years, including 18 years as a partner.