Accessing the Covered Bond Market Through 3(a)(2) or Other Exempt Offerings

10/07/2011 08:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Structured Finance + Securitization, and Financial Institutions + Financial Services

Morrison & Foerster LLP
1290 Avenue of the Americas
39th Floor
New York, NY 10104


Christie Adams

Despite the sovereign crisis and heightened volatility, the covered bond market remains very attractive. Foreign banks continue to access the U.S. markets with covered bond offerings. We will discuss the market environment, the legal and regulatory considerations, and the process for an exempt offering by a foreign issuer.

Topics Will Include:

  • Current trends in covered bonds and update on the European market
  • Update on legislation
  • Foreign bank issuance of covered bonds in the U.S.
  • Section 3(a)(2) versus Rule 144A
  • Bank regulatory considerations


  • Jerry Marlatt, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Riz Sheikh, Barclays Capital, Inc.
  • Tom Schopflocher, NERA Economic Consulting

Please join us in person or through dial-in. There is no cost to participate.

New York and California CLE credit is pending.

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