Neil Weidner’s practice is concentrated in the areas of securitization, structured finance, and derivative financial products. Neil represents underwriters, issuers, institutional investors, collateral managers, and sponsors in a wide range of matters involving the securitization or re-packaging of traditional and non-traditional assets. Neil has extensive experience using “cash flow,” “market value,” and hybrid structures, and is recognized as a leading practitioners in the CLO 2.0 market.
In addition, Neil represents issuers, sponsors, derivatives dealers, and end-users in a broad range of matters, including structured swaps, total return instruments, credit derivatives and investment contracts, and other types of structured products.
Neil is a frequent commentator on industry issues, and has been recognized for excellence in “Structured Finance” by the elite “Leading Lawyers” list of the Legal 500 US and as a leading lawyer in securitization by Chambers USA. He has authored or co-authored numerous comment letters, articles, and memoranda on regulatory and securities law matters, including the Dodd-Frank Act and the Volcker Rule. In addition, Neil provided testimony before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises. The hearing, entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act’s Impact on the Asset-Backed Securities,” focused on the impact of aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act, including the Volcker Rule, on CLOs.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Neil J. Weidner