Collateralized Debt Obligation Litigation on the Rise
Strategies for Investors, Issuers and Trustees to Pursue and Defend CDO Claims
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will offer guidance to counsel for issuers, investors and trustees, who are defending, bringing or entangled in lawsuits alleging issuer fraud in concealing the risks of investing in collateralized debt obligations. The panel will review recent CDO litigation and discuss strategies for resolving claims.
- Recent litigation trends
- Overview of credit crisis-related litigation
- Typical participants in CDO litigation
- Common claims and allegations
- Damages sought
- Strategies for resolving lawsuits
- Investor plaintiff perspective
- Issuer/agent/broker defendant perspective
- Trustee perspective
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the bases for legal claims regarding collateralized debt obligations?
- What challenges do investors' counsel face in pursuing CDO claims?
- What strategies can issuers' and trustees' counsel employ to prevail in CDO claims?
Amelia M. Charamba
Her finance and securities practice is focused on the representation of financial institutions engaged in trustee,... | Read More
Her finance and securities practice is focused on the representation of financial institutions engaged in trustee, agency, and custody services to the capital markets. She has extensive experience representing and advising corporate trustees in the closing of various corporate trust product lines, such as structured finance transactions, as well as traditional corporate debt transactions.Close
Zachary D. Rosenbaum
He co-chairs the firm's Capital Markets Litigation group. He has developed a specialty in litigating actions on behalf... | Read More
He co-chairs the firm's Capital Markets Litigation group. He has developed a specialty in litigating actions on behalf of institutional investors, both foreign and domestic, involving collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) and credit default swaps, among other derivative and structured transactions.Close
Glenn S. Arden
He is experienced in the representation of issuers, sponsors, sellers, underwriters, liquidity and credit providers,... | Read More
He is experienced in the representation of issuers, sponsors, sellers, underwriters, liquidity and credit providers, servicers, derivative providers, investors, and rating agencies in connection with the issuance of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities and cash, hybrid, and synthetic CDOs. He has been a frequent speaker on securitization and derivatives.Close