Cross-Border Lending Summit 2017

When:  Sep 27, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM (ET)


Winston & Strawn, LLP
MetLife Bldg. (above Grand Central),
200 Park Ave
New York, NY 10166



CFA's Cross-Border Lending Summit
September 27, 2017 · Offices of Winston & Strawn LLP,

MetLife Bldg. (above Grand Central), 200 Park Ave, New York, NY
$445 - Member · $545 - Non-Member

This exciting event will return on September 27, 2017 to the offices of Winston & Strawn in New York City. The one-day program will  feature key players and practitioners in the international asset-based lending space discussing best practices and current market trends along with other topical issues of interest to anyone involved in cross-border ABL. The Cross-Border Lending Summit is a must-attend event for institutions looking for co-lender relationships in cross-border deals and is an ideal opportunity for commercial finance professionals who are unable to attend CFA's Annual International Lending Conference in London to learn about the latest developments and practices in global ABL in a convenient New York City location.


  •  Registration
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Continental Networking Breakfast
    8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

  • Welcome Remarks and Introduction - State of the Cross-Border Market
    9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
    Bill Brewer, Winston & Strawn LLP and Alister Bazaz, Bank of America Merrill Lynch capture the essence of developments in the International ABL marketplace.

  • Brexit Update: "You May Say I'm a Dreamer..." – Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, no Brexit – what does the future hold?
    9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    Speaker: Richard Hawkins, Atlantic RMS

  • Coffee Break
    10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

  • Credit Insurance: Should I do It? – Credit Insurance has been a topic on foreign AR for years. It’s time to learn the ins-and-outs as well as the complexities.
    11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Moderator: Sami Altaher, FGI
    Panelists: Larry Jasper, JPMorgan Chase Bank
    Craig White, Euler Hermes
    Chantal Wittman, MB Financial

  • Lunch
    12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • It's Time We Talk About Mexico – ABL lenders have avoided Mexico for years. Is now the time to do it? If so, under what circumstances?
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Moderator: Richard Kohn, Goldberg Kohn
    Panelists: Javier Arreola, Nader, Hayaux & Goebel
    Andrea Pipitone Beirne, KPMG LLP
    William DiCicco, Bank of America

  • Coffee Break
    2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • "Another Fine Mess" - Sometimes the sponsor/borrower puts the cart before the horse… We all know the horse must pull the cart. How to get there with the “right” debt structure.
    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Moderator: Perry Mandarino, B. Riley & Co.
    Panelists: David Morse, Otterbourg P.C.

  • Cocktail Reception
    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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