Foreign Banks Issuing Covered Bonds into the U.S.

13 Dec 2012 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. EST

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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 included:

  • Current trends in covered bonds and an update on the European market;
  • An update on legislation;
  • Section 3(a)(2) versus Rule 144A; and
  • Bank regulatory considerations.


  • Laura Drumm, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
  • Jerry Marlatt, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Anna Pinedo, Morrison & Foerster LLP




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