Mayer Brown LLP
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7th November 2023

20+ Speakers

150 Seats

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Esoteric securitisations are characterised by the additional complexities and nuances of the underlying assets. This SCI Seminar seeks to decode the sector’s idiosyncrasies and provide practical approaches to analysing such transactions.

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