Frank Polverino

Phone212 504 6820

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Distressed Structured Products
  • Insurance-Linked Securities
  • Warehouse Lending
  • Mortgage Banking & Whole Loan Trading
  • Municipal Securitization
  • Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
  • Structured Products
 
University New York University, B.S., 1988
 
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1993
 
Admitted1993, New Jersey; 1994, New York
 
Biography

Frank Polverino is a corporate and securities lawyer who focuses primarily on representing investment banks, banks, government-sponsored enterprises, insurance and reinsurance companies and other financial institutions in the securitization, purchase, sale, and financing of financial assets and insurance related liabilities.

Frank has diverse experience in securitization matters, having represented issuers, underwriters, and loan sellers in significant public and private securitization transactions involving commercial and residential mortgage loans utilizing various structures, including pass-through, debt, and offshore. He also represents issuers and underwriters in connection with offerings of risk-linked securities. In addition, Frank represents clients in the purchase and sale of mortgage loans, mezzanine debt, and subordinate debt.

He received his B.S. from New York University and his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School. He is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey.

News

News Releases

Cadwalader's Capital Markets Group Retains Top Spot in CMBS Representations

Jul 25, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized as Best Securitization Law Firm by GlobalCapital

Jun 23, 2014

Cadwalader Tops Mortgage-Backed Securities Tables in The American Lawyer 2014 Corporate Scorecard

Apr 14, 2014

Cadwalader Tops List of CMBS Law Firm Representations-Again

Feb 07, 2014

The Legal 500 U.S. Recommends Cadwalader in 13 Areas of Practice and Highly Ranks More Than 50 Attorneys

Jun 01, 2011

Recent Press

Cadwalader Continues to Dominate Law-Firm Ranking

Jul 25, 2014

Cadwalader Remains Top CMBS Legal Advisor

Feb 07, 2014

Cadwalader Still Top CMBS Law Firm, as Sidley Makes Inroads

Jul 26, 2013

Recognition

Cadwalader Recognized as Best Securitization Law Firm by GlobalCapital

Jun 23, 2014

Resources

Clients & Friends Memos

Potential Impact of New SEC Rules on Cell Tower Securitizations

Sep 30, 2014

New Rules for Third-Party Due Diligence Reports for Asset-Backed Securities

Sep 09, 2014

At Long Last-SEC Adopts Final Regulation AB II

Sep 05, 2014

SEC Adopts Regulation AB II

Aug 28, 2014

The Volcker Rule's Impact on Banking Entities' Ownership and Sponsorship of Structured Finance and Securitization Transactions

Dec 17, 2013

Reproposed Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions

Sep 13, 2013

Risk Retention for Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities: Re-Proposal Fact Sheet

Aug 31, 2013

The Application of Commodity Pool Rules to Insurance Linked Securities

Oct 15, 2012

The Volcker Rule's Impact on Financial Institutions' Ownership and Sponsorship of Structured Finance and Securitization Transactions

Nov 03, 2011

SEC Proposes a New Rule Prohibiting Conflicts of Interest in Securitizations

Oct 04, 2011

SEC Seeks Public Comment On Treatment of Asset-Backed Issuers under the Investment Company Act

Sep 13, 2011

SEC Re-Proposes Shelf Eligibility Conditions for Asset-Backed Securities

Aug 16, 2011

SEC Re-proposal of Shelf Eligibility Conditions for Asset-Backed Securities and Applicability to Insurance-Linked Securities

Aug 04, 2011

SEC Proposed Rules Regarding Third-Party Due Diligence Disclosure

Jul 08, 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act: How It Impacts Specific Institutions, Entities and Transactions

Jun 22, 2011

Proposed Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions

Apr 06, 2011

SEC Issues Final Rules for New Disclosure Requirements Regarding Representations and Warranties in Asset-Backed Securities Offerings

Feb 01, 2011

SEC Issues Final Rules Regarding Diligence and Disclosure in ABS Offerings

Feb 01, 2011

S&P Reconsiders De-Linked Rating for Bank-Sponsored Securitizations That Fall Outside FDIC's Final Safe Harbor Rule

Nov 22, 2010

S&P Likely to Refuse De-Linked Ratings for Bank-Sponsored Securitizations That Fail to Meet FDIC's Final Safe Harbor Rule

Oct 27, 2010

Art. 122a: Risk Retention for Securitisations with European Credit Institution Investors

Oct 27, 2010

SEC Proposes New Rules Regarding Diligence and Disclosure in ABS Offerings

Oct 26, 2010

SEC Proposes New Disclosure Requirements Regarding Representations and Warranties in Asset-Backed Securities Offerings

Oct 18, 2010

FDIC Adopts Final Securitization Safe Harbor Rule

Oct 11, 2010

FDIC Approves Final Securitization Safe Harbor

Sep 28, 2010

SEC Releases Timetable for Rulemaking and Reporting for Asset-Backed Securities under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Sep 22, 2010

The EU Commission Proposes Onerous Requirements for Rated Structured Finance Instruments

Jul 22, 2010

Insurance Reforms Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Jul 20, 2010

Reforms to the Asset-Backed Securitization Process and the Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Jul 20, 2010

Securitization Reforms: What is the Current State of Play?

May 26, 2010

FDIC Seeks Stronger, Sustainable Securitizations by Imposing Additional Conditions to Eligibility for Securitization Safe Harbor

May 21, 2010

SEC Proposes Significant Enhancements to Regulation of Asset-Backed Securities

Apr 20, 2010

SEC Announces Proposal to Significantly Enhance the Regulation of Asset-Backed Securities

Apr 07, 2010

New U.S. Covered Bond Legislation Introduced

Mar 25, 2010

Interim Final Rule Interpreting The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 Takes Effect

Mar 05, 2010

Recent Changes to SEC Rating Agency Reform Impose Burdensome Requirements on Structured Products Participants

Mar 03, 2010

The Revised FDIC Securitization Safe Harbor Rule; The FDIC Responds to Changes in GAAP Accounting Rules with Proposed Sweeping Regulation of Bank Securitization Structures

Dec 22, 2009

Securitization Reform Proposals: The Credit Risk Retention Act of 2009 and the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009

Dec 17, 2009

Treasury Department Guidance Issued on Modification of Securitized Commercial Mortgage Loans

Sep 16, 2009

Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets Act of 2009

Aug 20, 2009

GGP Bankruptcy Court Denies Motions to Dismiss Twenty Property Level Bankruptcy Cases as Bad Faith Filings

Aug 13, 2009

Obama Administration Releases Legislative Language Regarding Asset-Backed Securitization

Jul 23, 2009

UPDATE: TALF for Legacy CMBS: New York Fed Clarifies Requirements and Procedures as Initial Legacy CMBS Subscription Date Approaches

Jul 13, 2009

Obama Proposal for Regulatory Reform as It Relates to OTC Derivatives Markets

Jun 22, 2009

The Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal

Jun 22, 2009

The Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal and Its Impact on the Securitization Markets

Jun 22, 2009

Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal Introduced

Jun 17, 2009

Lenders File Motions to Dismiss Twenty-One General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Cases as Bad Faith Filings

Jun 04, 2009

TALF for Legacy CMBS: New York Fed Releases Terms and Conditions and FAQs

May 20, 2009

General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Court Enters Final Order on Cash Collateral, Cash Management, and DIP Financing Issues

May 18, 2009

General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Court Defers Final Ruling on Cash Collateral, Cash Management and DIP Financing Issues

May 11, 2009

TALF for New-Issue CMBS: New York Fed Releases Terms and Conditions, FAQs and Revised TALF FAQs

May 02, 2009

Making Home Affordable Expanded to Second Lien Mortgages and to Incorporate Hope for Homeowners

May 01, 2009

Treasury, Federal Reserve, & FDIC Credit and Liquidity Programs

Apr 23, 2009

Treasury Extends Deadline for PPIP Fund Manager Applications; Releases Additional Guidance on Legacy Securities Portion of PPIPs

Apr 06, 2009

UPDATE: Understanding the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)

Mar 27, 2009

The Public-Private Investment Program; Treasury's Plan to Cleanse Legacy Assets from Banks' Balance Sheets

Mar 26, 2009

Obama Administration Releases Details of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan

Mar 10, 2009

Understanding the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)

Mar 04, 2009

New Bankruptcy Cram Down and Foreclosure Prevention Legislation Introduced

Feb 26, 2009

Highlights of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan

Feb 24, 2009

Treasury's Financial Stability Plan Increases Access to Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)

Feb 10, 2009

Legislation Affecting the REMIC Status of Existing Mortgage Securitization Transactions

Feb 05, 2009

Articles

Bankruptcy Cramdown And Its Impact On Private-Label RMBS

Feb 10, 2009

What are Covered Bonds and Why Should Anyone Care?

Feb 02, 2009

Events

Trading Risk New York Rendez-Vous 2014 'The Brave New World'

Oct 16, 2014

SFIG ABS Vegas

Jan 21, 2014

CRE Financial Council January 2014 Conference

Jan 13, 2014

Trading Risk New York Rendez-Vous

Oct 15, 2013

The 19th Annual ABS East 2013

Oct 06, 2013

CRE Finance Council's January 2013 Conference

Jan 14, 2013

Trading Risk New York Rendez-Vous 2012

Oct 18, 2012

 
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Potential Impact of New SEC Rules on Cell Tower Securitizations
Michael S. Gambro,Stuart N. Goldstein,Michael A. McCormack,Frank Polverino,Malcolm P. Wattman, October 6, 2014
On August 27, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted two final rules implementing new regulations affecting asset-backed securities (“ABS”). The first set of rules, referred to in this memorandum as the “Third Party Reports Rules,”[1]...


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