has a market-leading practice in the securitisation and structured products areas. In both, the firm’s deep knowledge of the market stems from its work for a number of issuers and virtually all the leading underwriters, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley. It has ... advised clients on over 570 financings worldwide with an aggregate value of nearly USD300 billion in the past three years. The firm is well known for developing pioneering structures that have helped the market to adapt to changing regulatory environments; for example, in helping clients to establish private-label RMBS platforms in the aftermath of the financial crisis that incorporate enhanced disclosure, dispute resolution procedures and investor rights. Orrick has been at the forefront of CMBS risk retention, creating a variety of bespoke strategies that allow multiple underwriters and fund investors to hold a portion of each class of securities equivalent to a specific percentage tied to the economic risk of the deal. Orrick would like to credit the following partners for their contribution to the article: Janet Barbiere, Butch Cullen, Marty Howard, Nik Mathews, Thomas Mitchell and Al Sawyers.