CATHY KAPLAN is senior counsel in Sidley’s New York office. Cathy’s practice is focused on a broad range of structured finance transactions within Global Finance. She has worked on structured notes, structured insurance products, CDOs, CLOs, cross-border transactions and asset- and mortgage-backed financings. Cathy advises clients on a wide range of issues involving regulatory and other aspects of structured finance transactions.
Cathy has been at the forefront of a number of types of securitizations. She developed the first receivables program backed by healthcare receivables. In addition, Cathy was counsel to the underwriter on the first transaction involving Japanese assets to be publicly registered with the SEC and was counsel to the underwriters for the first Australian mortgage transaction registered with the SEC. She has worked on international securitizations involving mortgages, consumer receivables, export receivables, natural resource assets and trade receivables in Australia, Japan, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Italy, France and Turkey.
Cathy represents collectors, artists, galleries, corporations and museums in a wide range of art related transactions. Cathy has also represented banks and funds on art financing transactions.
Cathy has been recognized by Chambers USA in National Capital Markets: Securitization and National Capital Markets: Structured Products, as a Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000, by The Best Lawyers in America in Securitization and Structured Finance Law, by Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets and Structured Finance and is recommended by The Legal 500 in Structured Finance.