Global ABS Virtual
Virtual Conference
September 15 - 17, 2020

Agenda

    Description

       

      • Registration will open shortly; please contact events@imn.org to receive details once available

    Tuesday, 15 September 2020

      14:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Stream Panel: Economist Keynote



      14:45 (Europe/Madrid)
      Break



      15:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Stream Panel: After the Dust Has Settled: Assessing the State of the ABS Market

        • Impact of government ABS buying programs in the US and Europe (TALF, ABS PP)
        • The liquidity crunch: impact on pricing
        • What are the worst hit sectors? CMBS, RMBS, unsecured consumer?
        • How can regulators and central banks play a role in easing the liquidity squeeze?
        • Have we seen widespread distress in deals or have protection mechanisms largely worked?


      16:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Break



      16:15 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Breakouts: ABS Sector Fundamentals

      • Ratings actions, collateral performance, issuance outlook, liquidity challenges per asset class
        • Unsecured Consumer ABS
        • RMBS (Prime, Non-Prime, Buy to Let)
        • CLOs
        • SME Funding


      17:15 (Europe/Madrid)
      A Taste of Spain: Learn how to make Sangria and traditional tapas at home Presented by Tickets Spain



      ON DEMAND PANELS

      • Issuer Presentations How have issuers navigated COVID-19 and adapted their strategies?  What role is played by forbearance, changing consumer behaviour amid economic pressure, future funding plans, and changes to the business model now and in the future?

    Wednesday, 16 September 2020

      13:30 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Stream Panel: Keynote Fireside Chat

      • Pandemics, Politics and Cybersecurity: Tips for Managing Global Portfolio Risk in Uncertain Times

      14:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Break



      14:15 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Stream Panel: Assessing the Impact of STS to Date: The Evolution of Market Infrastructure

        • Which asset classes have taken the most advantage of STS?
        • Comparing and contrasting the STS process across various asset classes: how do the approaches to verification differ?
        • Which issuers are still finding it challenging or impossible to obtain the label? Private deals, ABCP, trade receivables, SRT transactions
        • Has the label helped public issuers attract a broader investor base? Especially bank investors who are subject to the LCR?
        • How will UK issuers fare in the long run? What are the challenges of the parallel STS regime after the Brexit transition period concludes at the end of 2020?
        • Investor analysis: Due diligence required beyond STS status, what more needs to be done?
        • Sell side analysis: Are there clear pricing benefits? Do you need wider distribution i.e. bank treasuries?


      15:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Break



      15:15 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Stream Panel: is it “mission accomplished” on new issues? What work remains, especially with the legacy book?



      16:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Break



      Live Breakouts: ABS Sector Fundamentals

      • Ratings actions, collateral performance, issuance outlook, liquidity challenges per asset class
        • Autos
        • Covered Bonds
        • NPLs Italy
        • Trade Finance


      17:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Fitness Class



      ON DEMAND PANELS

      • Issuer Presentations
        How has the issuer navigated COVID-19 and adapted strategy: forbearance, changing consumer behavior
        amid economic pressure, future funding plans, and changes to the business model now and in the future.

    Thursday, 17 September 2020

      13:30 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Stream Panel: Investors’ Roundtable

        • What are investors using for ABS pricing benchmarks?
        • Liquidity concerns
        • Impact of payment holidays forbearance on securities performance
        • Where are the buying opportunities amid rapidly-changing markets?


      14:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Break



      14:15 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Stream Panel: SME Lending as the key to economic recovery

        • How can the bond market help meet SME borrowing needs?
        • How is the current crisis different from the financial crisis of 2008?
        • Compare and contrast the effectiveness and impact of the various government stimulus pack­ages that have been rolled out in the US, UK, Europe and Asia.  What does success look like?


      15:15 (Europe/Madrid)
      Break



      15:30 (Europe/Madrid)
      Live Breakouts: ABS Sector Fundamentals

      • Ratings actions, collateral performance, issuance outlook, liquidity challenges per asset class
        • SRT
        • CMBS
        • NPLs Greece


      16:15 (Europe/Madrid)
      Closing Meditation and Relaxation session



      17:00 (Europe/Madrid)
      Virtual Global ABS Conference Concludes



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