Cathy M Kaplan is a partner in Sidley’s New York office. Ms Kaplan’s practice is focused on a broad range of structured finance transactions. She has worked on structured notes, structured insurance products, CDOs, CLOs, cross-border transactions and asset and mortgage-backed financings. Ms Kaplan advises clients on a wide range of issues involving regulatory and other aspects of structured finance transactions.
Ms Kaplan has been at the forefront of a number of types of securitisations. She developed the first receivables programme backed by health-care receivables. In addition, Ms Kaplan was counsel to the underwriter on the first transaction involving Japanese assets to be publicly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and was counsel to the underwriters for the first Australian mortgage transaction registered with the SEC. She has worked on international securitisations involving export receivables, natural resource assets and trade receivables in Australia, Japan, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Italy, France and Turkey.
Ms Kaplan represents collectors, artists, galleries, corporations and museums in a wide range of art-related transactions.
Ms Kaplan received her JD from Columbia University School of Law in 1977 and her BA from Yale University in 1974. She is admitted to practise in New York.
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