International Banking, Part II: Foreign Banks Accessing the U.S. Markets

PLI Webcast

03/08/2013 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m. EST

Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Debt Offerings + 144A Offerings, Germany, United Kingdom, Brussels, Financial Services, Finance, Securities Enforcement, and Securities Litigation

Lloyd S. Harmetz

Lloyd S. Harmetz


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Foreign banks are increasingly seeking to diversify their financing opportunities. With careful planning, banks can access U.S. investors without subjecting themselves to the securities registration requirements applicable to public offerings and to ongoing disclosure and governance requirements applicable to U.S. reporting companies.

In this, the second of a four part series on International Banking, Partners Lloyd S. Harmetz, Jerry R. Marlatt and Anna T. Pinedo will address the following topics:

  • Issuances exempt from registration under Rule 144A;
  • Issuances that rely on exception from registration provided by the Securities Act Section 3(a)(2) for securities offered or guaranteed by banks;
  • Setting up a Rule 144A or bank note program for straight debt;
  • 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.

PLI will provide CLE credit.

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