March 09, 2010 10:36 ET

Opportunities, Challenges for Student Loans Market, More at iiBIG's Student Loans Financing Congress

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) -   With pending legislative and regulatory changes set to change the landscape of student loans financing, iiBIG's 2010 Student Loans Financing Congress -- scheduled for May 10-11, 2010, at the Capital Hilton, in Washington, D.C. -- will cover the latest changes, challenges, and opportunities facing the student loans market.

Attendees will hear the latest on the future of private lending, private trade school Issues, loan consolidations, opportunities for investors and more. Conference sessions include:

  • State of the 2010 Student Loan Market: An Overview of the Student Loan Industry
  • Restructuring ARS and VRDB "Bank Bonds"
  • State-Sponsored Private Student Loan Programs
  • Student Loan Asset-Backed Securities Market: Color, Liquidity, and Demand from Traders and Bankers
  • Straight A Funding Conduit: What the Future Holds?
  • Auction Rate Securities: Balancing Competing Interests
  • Loan Servicing: Consolidation in a Post-FFELP World
  • Private Student Loans: Underwriting, Financing, and Demand
  • Market Funded / For-Profit School Issues: The Changing Landscape for Student Financing and the Regulatory Environment
  • Post-FFELP World: A Financial Aid Office View of Direct Loan Funding, Mechanics and Operations
  • What's Next from Congress & The Administration for FFELP and Private Loans?

Leading industry analysts confirmed to speak include American Securitization Forum; Apollo Group; Brazos Higher Education Service Corp.; DeVry, Inc.; Education Finance Council; The First Marblehead Corporation; JPMorgan; KPMG LLP; Lloyds TSB Bank plc.; MetLife; NCHELP; NY State Higher Education Services Corp.; Ramirez Capital Edvisors; Rhode Island Student Loan Authority; Scott Balice Strategies; Southwest Securities, Inc.; Student Assistance Foundation; Student Loan Capital Strategies LLC; Student Loan Servicing Alliance (SLSA); and more.

Early conference sponsors include BMO Capital Markets, DBRS, Mayer Brown LLP, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, Sidley Austin LLP, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, and Standard & Poor's.

For Conference Updates and To Register:
Phone: 212-300-2523

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