One of the most important industry conferences focused on the securitization market, hosting a delegation of over 3,000 structured finance and securitization professionals, including more than 1,000 issuers and investors. ABS East 2014 will provide comprehensive coverage on the revival and strengthening of the US securitization market, along with what our markets should look like in the future, given the importance of securitization to the real economy.
The ABS East agenda will feature intensive panel discussion on a variety of topics including:
Intensive, Interactive Investor Workshops
Identifying the Major Global Macro-Economic Risks on the US Securitization Markets
The Future of Mortgage Funding and the Impact of GSE Reform in the US
Legislative and Regulatory Developments and How They Will Shape the Landscape of the US ABS Market
Outlook for Consumer ABS including Autos, Credit Cards, Student Loans and Transportation Finance
Commercial Real Estate Finance Overview
State and Local Level Policy Initiatives and Private Label MBS Revitalization
The mortgage industry is leveraging technology like never before, streamlining processes across the spectrum of lending, servicing, investing and real estate. The combination of regulatory pressure and consumer expectations have set a high standard for efficiency and transparency, requiring a significant investment of time, money and talent to hit the right notes for both.
Ironically, the monkey on the mortgage industry’s back for the past 10 years — increasing regulation — is the very thing that forced companies to find efficiencies in every part of the process, which serves them well as they look to engage tech-savvy consumers. Even as the enforcement of some of those regulations is now in question, the long-lasting benefits of investing in automation will stand.
Mortgage banks have traditionally been slow to embrace new technologies, and while the technology that has improved efficiency, security and customer experience in a multitude of other industries (transportation, education and retail, to name a few) is finding its way into the loan production process, a lot of opportunity still exists in other stages of the mortgage life cycle.