Last updated 2/10/2009
The American Securitization Forum is registered with CFA Institute as an Approved Provider of
continuing education programs. This program is eligible for 19 CE credit hours, inclusive of up to 3
Standards, Ethics, and Regulatory (SER) credit hours, as granted by CFA Institute. If you are a CFA
Institute member, CE credit for your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in
your CE Diary.
Participants may earn one transitional or non-transitional “professional practice” New York Continuing
Legal Education (CLE) credit for attending each of the designated sessions below.
The American Securitization Forum is registered with the National Association of State Boards of
Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of
CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual
courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National
Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web
site: www.nasba.org. Each session, except each featured address, is eligible for one CPE credit.
Sunday, February 8, 2009
11:00am – 5:00pm
Registration (Palazzo Foyer East and Palazzo Foyer West, Level V)
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Exhibits (Exhibit Hall, Palazzo E–P, Level V)
1:00pm – 1:55pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions:
Securitization 101 (Palazzo D)
A basic primer on securitization market concepts, products and markets
• What is securitization and why is it important?
• Overview of securitized assets and transaction structures
• Role and function of key transaction participants
• Economic, financial, regulatory, accounting, operational and business goals and strategic considerations for
investors, issuers and others
• Securitization within the broader debt and credit markets – key differences between ABS/MBS and other
fixed income securities
Speaker: Jim Ahern, Head of CMF – Am