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Robert M Kreitman

Sidley Austin LLP

New York, NY, USA


Robert M. Kreitman is a tax partner in the New York office of Sidley Austin LLP, where he has focused on the structured finance, securitization, financial products, and credit derivative areas since 1987. Mr. Kreitman’s principal areas of experience include residential and commercial mortgage-backed securitization, assetbacked securitization and structured finance, including the structuring of debt repackagings, insurance-linked securities, distressed asset funds, credit-default swaps, and synthetic securitizations. Mr. Kreitman represents a wide variety of clients, including JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, GECC, Aon, Mass Mutual, USAA, Swiss Re, Chrysler, GMAC, and Ford. He also represents numerous non-U.S. financial institutions, including Norinchukin Bank, RBS, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Natixis, and Barclays Bank plc.

Mr. Kreitman is a co-author of the Little, Brown and Company book on mortgage-backed securities. He was also the special tax counsel to the Resolution Trust Company (RTC) on over $100 billion of MBS securitization transactions in the early 1990s. More recently, he served as the senior U.S. tax advisor to (i) Bank of America and Washington Mutual on their respective covered bond programs, (ii) the lead managers on the HBOS Treasury Services plc UK covered bond offering (IFLR 2004 Securitization Deal of the Year), (iii) Banc One Capital Markets on the GMACM Home Equity Loan Trust 2002-HE3 transaction (ASR and IDD 2002 Deal of the Year in the “Most Innovative Structure” category), and (iv) Ford Credit on the $5 Billion Ford Credit Floorplan Master Owner Trust A, Series 2001-1 and 2001-2 (IDD 2001 Deal of the Year). Mr. Kreitman received his B.A. from Yeshiva University, his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and his LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

Robert M Kreitman is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMICs); and Appendices 22A-22B - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition), Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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