March 17, 2016

Financial 411: Risk Retention for B-Piece Buyers and Servicers: What Risks Are Retained?

Event Detail
March 17, 2016
Charlotte, NC

Alston & Bird hosts monthly client seminars designed to provide current, relevant information about today’s legal issues.

At this program, the topic was focused on Risk Retention for B-Piece Buyers and Servicers: What Risks Are Retained. The following topics were covered during the program:

    • How will risk retention impact market for B-pieces? 
    • Will regulations result in a contraction of market participants? 
    • Will B-piece buyers have to sign onto transaction documents to reflect new regulations? 
    • Will retention of servicing rights by sponsors result in true sale analysis issues? 
    • What structures will be utilized when multiple B-piece buyers team together? 
    • Will contractual servicing standards change as a result of regulations? 
    • Will regulations result in increased transaction costs to CMBS borrowers and/or transaction parties? 
    • Will single-asset deals now have a true B-piece? 
    • What B-piece structures and/or mortgage loan structures, if any, might result when the regulations become effective?


    • Steve Hogue, COO, River Banc
    • Geoff Maibohm, Counsel, Alston & Bird Finance Group
    • Steven A. Rivers, General Counsel, LNR Property LLC 
    • Chris van Heerden, Director & Head of CMBS Research, Wells Fargo Securities

Web conference available | General NC CLE credit pending. Additional states available upon request | Cocktail reception following

Questions? Please contact Maggie Janke at or 704-444-1459.

March 17, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Alston & Bird LLP / Bank of America Plaza / 37th Floor / 101 South Tryon Street / Charlotte, NC 28280

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