IFLR Webinar:
Foreign Bank Financing in the US

07/08/2011 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT

Banking + Financial Services, Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Debt Offerings + 144A Offerings, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, Derivatives + Commodities, and Structured Products

Lloyd S. Harmetz

Lloyd S. Harmetz


Christie Adams
(212) 336-4024

Foreign banks are increasingly seeking to diversify their financing opportunities.

With careful planning, banks can access US investors without subjecting themselves to the securities registration requirements applicable to public offerings and to ongoing disclosure and governance requirements applicable to US reporting companies.

Topics Will Include:

  • Issuances exempt from registration under Rule 144A,
  • Issuances that rely on the exception from registration provided by Securities Act Section 3(a)(2) for securities offered or guaranteed by banks,
  • Setting up a Rulle 144A or bank note program for straight debt, structured products or other securities,
  • Issuing covered bonds in reliance on Rule 144A or Section 3(a)(2),
  • Yankee CD programs, and
  • Banking and securities regulatory requirements to consider prior to setting up an issuance program.


  • Ben Colice, RBC Capital Markets
  • Lloyd Harmetz, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Charles Horn, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Jerry Marlatt, Morrison & Foerster LLP

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