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Lawrence Safran

Latham & Watkins LLP

New York, NY, USA

Lawrence Safran is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Safran is a member of the firm's Finance Department and the Aircraft Finance, Banking, Project Finance and Structured Finance & Securitization practices. This area includes a wide variety of commercial law issues. Special emphasis is placed on those issues arising under Article 9 (secured transactions) and Article 8 (investment securities) of the Uniform Commercial Code although the practice also Includes Article 2 (sales of goods), Article 3 (negotiable instruments), Article 5 (letters of credit), Article 6 (bulk sales) and Article 7 (documents of title).

Mr. Safran advises clients on commercial law and personal property transfer issues in connection with credit facilities, second lien bond transactions, project financings, real estate securitizations, collateralized debt obligations, credit card and other receivables financings and other structured financing arrangements.

Thought Leadership

Cross Border Financing Report 2015, US -  November 05, 2015

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review - US - October 31, 2014

The Weakest Link in lntercreditor Agreements Breaks Again in Momentive - October 16, 2014

The International Comparative Legal Gulde to: Securltlsation 2012 - USA - May 04, 2012

Interpretive Issues Related to Recent Changes to the New York Power of Attorney Law - January 27, 2010

RECs In Secured Transactions Under Calif. Law - April 1, 2009 Country Q&A - United States - February 2009

Getting Attached -  November 27, 2006

Bar  Qualification

District of Columbia New Jersey

New York


JD, Boston University School of Law, 1985

BA, University of Maryland, 1982


Financial Institutions



Special Situations

Project Development & Finance Structured Finance


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