7th Annual Asset Securitization Forum - ABS 2004

Venue: THE FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL

Location: Banff, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Jun 06, 2004 End Date/Time: Jun 09, 2004
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Description

This annual Insight Asset Securitization conference is developed with extensive input from recognized experts in the industry and will address the key issues you need to understand. Front-line players representing the views of investors, issuers, investment bankers, rating agencies, accountants, lawyers and other participants in this hundred billion-dollar market will provide you with insight into such issues as:


Trends, challenges and opportunities for the Canadian ABS market
Best practices in complying with the new accounting framework
Protecting ABS investments – dealing with troubled assets and fraud
How ABS fits into a diversified funding strategy
Developments in credit card and auto securitization
Canadian experience and expectations for CDOs and synthetic securitization
Implications of the new regulatory capital regime
The state of Canada’s asset-backed commercial paper market
Risks and rewards of investing in subordinated ABS
Emerging and unique asset classes and structures

Plus three intensive workshops:


A. Accounting for Securitization. Learn the basics of accounting for transfers of financial assets, including sale requirements under Canadian and US GAAP. Hear about consolidation rules for special purpose entities and get an update on recent changes. See examples of accounting entries as well as disclosure requirements. Our panel of seasoned securitization accountants will share their experiences.


B. Taking a Securitization Deal from Idea to Execution. This workshop is back by popular demand! A must attend for first time securitizers and for experienced pros looking for the latest ideas or considering new programs.


C. CMBS 201TM. Gain insights from the perspective of issuer, investment banker, rating agency and legal representatives who will guide you through the framework used to analyze and fund CMBS transactions.

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