The FTX bankruptcy proceeding has become tangled with the criminal trial of Sam Bankman-Fried, following a path forged by some of the largest bankruptcies and frauds of the past such as Enron, Adelphia, and Madoff. Joseph Cioffi, Insolvency + Finance partner, was quoted in the Law360 article, “Long Before FTX, Criminal Cases Have Complicated CH. 11” presenting his takeaways from these watershed...
In the subprime auto ABS market, losses have begun to appear in certain deals and there are signs of a downturn for the first time since the 1990s. Joseph Cioffi was quoted multiple times in the Structured Credit Investor article, “Skid Marks: Subprime Auto ABS Shows Sign of Pain,” commenting on how the decline has impacted investors and the future for the subprime auto sector.
Rising interest rates and post-pandemic trends have put pressure on valuations in the commercial real estate market in the United States, potentially triggering defaults and a rise in litigation over control rights in CMBS. Joseph Cioffi was quoted throughout the Structured Credit Investor article, “Litigation Looms: Invest or Disputes To Rise as CMBS Valuations Decline,” weighing in on how...
Joseph Cioffi was interviewed for an Auto Remarketing podcast episode, "Talking Compliance and Risk with Davis+Gilbert Partner Joseph Cioffi."
On Wednesday, May 3, Joseph Cioffi and Christine DeVito, with featured guests Gunes Kulaligil and Manny Malbari, Managing Directors/Co-Leaders of the Structured Finance Practice at Stout, held an in-person session, "Who’s Next? Identifying Vulnerabilities in the Banking System, Managing Risks and Maximizing Opportunities for Banks and Investors."
If another bank fails, there are no guarantees the FDIC will take the extraordinary steps it did to protect Silicon Valley Bank’s depositors. Understanding where danger lurks in the system and best practices to navigate cash management and legal risks will be critical as uncertainty persists.
Joseph Cioffi was quoted in a Banking Dive article, "Regulators Backstop SVB Deposits, Launch Emergency Lending Facility."