December 02, 2009 11:11 ET

Federal Legislation and the Future Role of Private Student Loans, More at iiBIG's Student Loans Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - With pending legislative and regulatory changes set to change the landscape of student loans financing, iiBIG's 2009 Student Loans Financing Update -- scheduled for next week, December 8, 2009, at the Hilton Times Square in New York City -- will cover the latest changes, challenges, and opportunities facing the student loans market:

Feature panel session "Overview of the Student Loan Landscape" will review the present and future of the student loans markets, the overall effect of federal legislation, and the future role of the private sector. This session will be moderated by Stuart M. Litwin, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, and include industry insight from panelists Michael R. Dean, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings; D. Grant Carwile, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets; Jason Valentino, Director, Structured Finance, MetLife; Barbara Thomas, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley; and Mark Weadick, Managing Director, Student Loan Capital Strategies LLC.

Student loans finance and industry leaders from the following companies, firms, and organizations will be in attendance: Airline Transport Professionals; American Securitization Forum; Banyan Mezzanine Fund L.P.; Barclays Capital Global Portfolio; BMO Capital Markets Corp.; DeVry, Inc.; Fidelity Investments; Kildare Capital; Lloyds TSB Bank plc; MetLife; Morgan Stanley; New Horizons Computer Learning Centers; Northland Group, Inc.; People Capital; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Rhode Island Student Loan Authority; SimpleTuition, Inc.; Skadden, Arps; Société Générale & Investment Banking; Student Loans Liquidity Partners; Wilmington Trust Company, and more.

Complete agenda details, speaker roster, and complete list of attendees can be found at

Additionally, the following companies have joined iiBIG as conference supporters:

--  Mayer Brown LLP
--  BridgeSpan Financial LLC
--  DBRS
--  Fitch Ratings
--  Fynanz /
--  Loan Science
--  RBC Capital Markets
--  SecondMarket, Inc.
--  Sidley Austin LLP
--  Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

For more information and conference updates:


Phone: 704-999-9806



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