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Ellen L. Marks

Ellen L. Marks

Latham & Watkins LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Ellen Marks is a partner in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate and Finance Departments.


Ms. Marks handles complex and innovative financial transactions and restructurings with a particular focus on securitization and structured finance. She also handles financial regulatory matters, with an emphasis on swap regulations and securitization regulations, and has extensive knowledge of the federal securities laws, the federal banking laws and their related regulations, including changes resulting from the Dodd-Frank Act.

Ms. Marks is also active in the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, where she is the immediate past Chair of the Committee on Securitization and Structured Finance. She has chaired the drafting committees for numerous ABA projects and comment letters, including preparing Securitization in the Post-Crisis Economy: An ABA Business Law Section White Paper and comment letters to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on its proposed securitization safe harbor and to the Securities and Exchange Commission on its proposed significant revisions of Regulation AB. Ms. Marks also recently served as co-chair for the Securitization Financial Industry Group's legal counsel committee.

Ms. Marks also has experience in public debt financings, bank note issuance programs, commercial paper and extendible commercial note programs, bank financings, co- branded and private label credit card agreements, card processing agreements, acquisitions of market-place lending platform loans, receivables servicing agreements, general public company representation, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives, fund formation, bankruptcies and cross-border restructurings.

Ellen L. Marks is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Credit Risk Retention - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Considerations Under the U.S. Risk Retention Rules for Non-U.S. Issuers (October 5, 2017) - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Credit Risk Retention - Credit Risk Retention, Thursday, December 14, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Credit Risk Retention - Credit Risk Retention, Thursday, December 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 20, 2017, New York, NY

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