ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced that it is hosting Marketplace Lending: Regulatory Perspectives from Washington and Industry, a complimentary executive briefing on securitization and regulatory considerations for marketplace lending investors and how marketplace lenders can adapt to meet market demands for clarity in lending practices. The event, hosted in partnership with Grais & Ellsworth LLP, takes place in New York City on Thursday, October 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Bloomberg L.P. offices at 120 Park Avenue. For registration and additional information, please visit http://www.bna.com/marketplace-lending.
The event features panels on how marketplace lenders can make securitization an attractive option for investors and aggregators and how the industry can best prepare itself in the face of increasing scrutiny from a number of government agencies over consumer protection issues.
"The growth of new services and technologies calls for updated regulations and transparency," said Alex Butler, Vice President and General Manager, Bloomberg BNA. "We are excited to convene this prestigious group of marketplace lending experts who will provide insights into how the industry and regulators are adapting in this quickly evolving and dynamic environment."
"The financing and regulation of marketplace lending is of increasing importance to the investor community," added Owen Cyrulnik, Partner, Grais & Ellsworth LLP. "We are delighted to work with Bloomberg BNA to share insights and analysis about this dynamic and evolving market."
Confirmed speakers include:
- Claudia Callaway, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
- Morgan Edwards, CFO, CommonBond
- Zhengyuan Lu, SVP, Head of Capital Markets, OnDeck
- Richard H. Neiman, Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs, Lending Club and Board of Directors, Marketplace Lending Association
- Barak J. Sanford, Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group
- Scott Talbott, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Electronic Transactions Association
- Karrie Truglia, Principal, Victory Park Capital
Participants are eligible for up to 2 CLE credits.
About Bloomberg BNA
Bloomberg BNA provides legal, tax and compliance professionals with critical information, practical guidance and workflow solutions. We leverage leading technology and a global network of experts to deliver a unique combination of news and authoritative analysis, comprehensive research solutions, innovative practice tools, and proprietary business data and analytics. Bloomberg BNA is wholly-owned by Bloomberg LP, the global business, financial information and news leader. For more information, visit www.bna.com.
About Grais & Ellsworth LLP
Grais & Ellsworth LLP represents investors and businesses in a broad range of thorny financial and commercial disputes. For the past six years, its lawyers have been at the forefront of structured finance litigation, recovering several billion dollars for investors. The firm also has advised hedge funds and large asset managers on litigation strategies to address underperforming securities. More recently, it has pursued class action ERISA and antitrust cases related to the foreign exchange and health-care markets. The firm is also advising investors on issues raised by new and maturing financial products and services, including as marketplace lending.
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