Mr. Marlatt represents issuers, underwriters and placement agents in public and private offerings of debt, covered bonds, surplus notes, securities of structured investment and specialized operating vehicles, and securities repackagings. Representative transactions involve the first covered bond by a US financial institution, the first covered bond program for a Canadian bank, surplus notes and common stock for a US monoline insurance company, eurobond offerings by US issuers and securities offerings for a variety of structured vehicles, including CBOs, SIVs, CDOs, derivative product companies, ABCP conduits and credit-linked investments. Mr. Marlatt is co-author of Considerations for Foreign Banks Financing in the US
, published by International Financial Law Review (2012), is a contributor to Covered Bonds Handbook
, published by Practising Law Institute (2010) and a charter member of the United States Covered Bonds Council. Mr. Marlatt was named "Dealmaker of the Year"
by The American Lawyer
for his work as issuer's counsel on the first covered bond deal ever registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.