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Andrew M. Faulkner

Andrew M. Faulkner

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

New York, NY, USA


Andrew M. Faulkner has represented participants in asset-backed securities transactions since 1985. Mr. Faulkner has acted as counsel in public offerings and private transactions involving the issuance of securities backed by credit cards, auto loans, marketplace loans, commercial real estate loans and trade receivables. He has represented commercial paper issuers and arrang­ers, as well as sellers of assets to asset-backed commercial paper programs. He has advised on cross-border issuances into and out of the United States. In addition, he has advised issuers of commodity index linked structured products, including exchange traded funds.

Mr. Faulkner has a broad credit card securitization practice. He helped establish credit card master trusts for many major issuers and has represented issuers and the underwriters of securities backed by VISA and MasterCard receivables and retailer private label credit card receivables. Mr. Faulkner has worked on structural innovations for the public issuance of subordinated classes of credit card receivables-backed securities. He also has represented buyers and seller of portfolios of credit card accounts. Mr. Faulkner has acted as counsel to the issuers or to the underwriters in securitized transactions by Chase, 1st Financial Bank USA, Target Corporation, Bluestem Brands and many other issuers.

Recent transactions have included the establishment of warehouse financing arrangements for consumer loans, acquisitions, financings and securitizations of marketplace loans, restructurings of securitization programs, sales of consumer loan portfolios, and advice to purchasers of interests in distressed asset-backed securities transactions. Mr. Faulkner has advised clients on regulatory developments, including the implementation of Regulation AB and Risk Retention rules and the Volcker Rule.

Mr. Faulkner represented SIFMA in connection with the preparation of comment letters on rules proposed to implement conflicts of interest limitations for securitization participants under the Dodd-Frank Act. He also represented the American Securitization Forum in efforts to modify and preserve the FDIC’s legal isolation safe harbor for securitization transactions.

Mr. Faulkner repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America. He was named Best Lawyers’ 2018 and 2016 New York Securitization and Structured Finance Lawyer of the Year and was named in Expert Guides’ Best of the Best USA in 2017. Mr. Faulkner is a member of the board of directors of the Structured Finance Industry Group and of the World Music Institute.

Andrew M. Faulkner is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Credit Card Securitization - New Developments in Securitization 2016, Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Overview of Consumer and Other Securitization Markets - New Developments in Securitization 2016, Friday, December 16, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Overview of Consumer and Other Securitization Markets - Overview of Consumer and Other Securitization Markets, Friday, December 16, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Overview of Consumer and Other Securitization Markets - Overview of Consumer and Other Securitization Markets, Friday, December 16, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Overview of Consumer and Other Securitization Markets - Overview of Consumer and Other Securitization Markets, Friday, December 16, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs New Developments in Securitization 2016, Saturday, December 31, 2016, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Philadelphia, PA
New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA
New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Mechanicsburg, PA
New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, New Brunswick , NJ
New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Nashville, TN
New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Boston, MA
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