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The Finance Dublin Securitisation Conference 2005-
Investment and Issuance: Debt, ABS and Credit

28th - 29th November 2005, Burlington Hotel, Dublin

The Finance Dublin Securitisation Conference 2005 - Investment and Issuance: Debt, ABS and Credit

The conference this year has been extended to two days, with the scope widening to summarise global issues for investors in the fixed income markets, and outlining key areas of opportunity for issuers – as well as the impact of regulation, and the role of domiciles and servicing centres in issuance and structuring.

Day 1 - 28th November 2005

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Time Slot Event Speakers
12:00 Registration   
13:00 LUNCH - Sponsored by GMAC Commercial Mortgage Bank Europe, PLC    
14:00 Introduction from the Chair  William Davies, VP International Structured Product Research, Merrill Lynch 
14:10 Trends influencing the credit markets
- Macroeconomic outlook and its influence on credit markets
- The direction of credit spreads: how low can they go?  
Francesco Garzarelli, Chief Interest Rate Strategist, Goldman Sachs 
14:30 Structured finance overview panel: what's in store for 2006?
- Market developments and trends in the European ABS market
- Impact of regulation
- Supply/demand outlook
- Impact of hedge funds on the credit market
- Finding relative value in ABS in a low-yield market
- Developments in the synthetic market
- New asset classes and jurisdictions
- SME and NPL market in Germany – impact on the rest of Europe
- CDOs of ABS: resecuritisation

Moderator: Ray Wyer, Director and Head of Specialist Origination, ABS, Bank of Ireland International Finance
William Davies, VP International Structured Product Research, Merrill Lynch
Andrew Dennis, Executive Director, ABS Syndicate, UBS Investment Bank
Markus Herrmann, Head of Global ABS Strategy, HSBC Bank plc
Ludo Schockaert, Managing Director, Dexia Investments Ireland 
15:20 Regulatory overview: Basel II/CAD III (CRD)
- Latest implementation issues
- Impact of regulations on the credit markets
- Latest updates in operational requirements for synthetic and traditional securitisations
- Amendments in trading book rules: counterparty risk, double default, cross-product netting 
Mark Nicolaides, Special Counsel to the European Securitisation Forum on Basel Securitisation matters 
15:40 COFFEE - Sponsored by GMAC Commercial Mortgage Bank Europe, PLC   
16:00 Issuer market overview and updates
- Latest developments affecting issuers: market conditions, tax and accounting, regulation
- Impact of economic situation, inflation and interest rates on the structure of deals
- Current pace of bond issuance in Ireland
- Role of fixed income and securitisation in issuers' strategies
- Outlook for the year 
Angela Foyle, Partner, Tax Services, BDO Stoy Hayward
Russell Waide, Senior Dealer, Funding Desk, Bank of Ireland Global Markets 
16:30 Case study: non-performing loan structures
- Overview of facts
- Specific Irish issues
- Specific issues in originator jurisdiction
- Specific issues in other jurisdictions
- Why Ireland in the end? 
PJ Henehan, Tax Partner, Financial Services Group, Ernst & Young 
16:50 Panel debate - the expanding role of the trustee in securitisation and CDO transactions
- Challenges facing trustees in an increasing diverse and complex market
- Managing expectations in relation to transaction monitoring and verification
- Is pricing having an effect on trustee's ability to meet the market's demands?
- Investor reporting: dissemination of information and future developments re minimum reporting requirements 
Leila Alameddine, Vice President, JP Morgan
Adam Gelder, Vice President, Deutsche Bank, Trust & Securities Services
Gary J. Webb, Head of Coverage – Debt Services, Corporate Trust Department, BNP Paribas Securities Services 
17:35 DRINKS RECEPTION - Sponsored by the Irish Stock Exchange   

Conference Sponsors
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Matheson Ormsby Prentice

Function Sponsors
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GMAC Commercial Mortgage Bank Europe, PLC

Irish Stock Exchange


Ernst & Young


BDO Simpson Xavier

Panel Sponsors
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Bank of New York

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Wilmington Trust

JP Morgan





Deutsche Bank Trust & Securities Services

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