- Asset-Backed Commercial Paper
- Securitization & Asset Based Finance
- Warehouse Lending
|University ||Davidson College, B.A., cum laude, 1995; Duke University, M.A., 1998|
|Law School||Duke University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998|
|Admitted||1998, North Carolina; 1999, District of Columbia|
Joseph Beach represents investment banks, asset managers, commercial paper conduits and fund managers in secured financings, CLOs and CDOs and other asset-backed securitizations. He has extensive experience in asset-backed commercial paper facility origination and restructurings, as well as CLO/CDO management rights acquisitions and dispositions. Joseph has worked primarily in the middle market and broadly syndicated loan sectors, with additional experience in trade receivables, structured settlements, equipment lease receivables and venture debt.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Joseph was an associate in Dechert LLP's Finance and Real Estate practice. He is a former Assistant General Counsel for Fiscal and International Law for the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
He is the author of "The Saudi Arabian Capital Market Law: A Practical Study in the Creation of Law in Developing Markets," Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Summer 2005). He is also the co-author of "Reproposed Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions," "Risk Retention for Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs): Re-Proposal Fact Sheet," and Dechert LLP's "Structured Settlement Securitization: A Growing Opportunity."
Joseph received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. He received his B.A., cum laude, from Davidson College, and an M.A. in International Relations from Duke University Graduate School. He is admitted to practice in North Carolina.
Joseph's recent significant transactions include:
· Representing a leading investment bank as underwriter's and issuer's counsel in a CLO where the entire senior tranche was structured as a convertible loan.
· Representing a major bank in a secured bridge facility and an asset-based loan facility to facilitate the initial public offering of a business development company.
· Representing a leading investment bank as underwriter's and issuer's counsel in a CLO using an off-shore Issuer taxable as a US partnership and a secondary off-shore issuer as a tax blocker for the remainder of the equity tranche.
· Representing a European bank in a multi-currency loan facility secured by distressed European debt.
· Representing an underwriter in a structured fund debt offering backed by trade receivables generated in Latin American jurisdictions.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
At Long Last - SEC Adopts Final Regulation AB II
Cheryl D. Barnes,Joseph W. Beach,Bruce C. Bloomingdale,David Burkholder,Michael S. Gambro, September 8, 2014
On August 27, 2014 the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) approved final rules relating to asset-backed securities (“ABS”) disclosure and registration (the “Final Rules”). The Final Rules are contained in a final release, which was published on...
SEC Adopts Regulation AB II
Cheryl D. Barnes,Joseph W. Beach,David Burkholder,Michael S. Gambro,Anna H. Glick, September 2, 2014
Yesterday morning the Securities and Exchange Commission in an open meeting voted to adopt long-awaited final rules (the "Final Rules") implementing a series of changes to the registration and offering process for asset-backed securities (“ABS”) and expanded disclosure and...
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