General

Loan Syndications & Trading Association

366 Madison Avenue
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
212.880.3000212.880.3040

Lee Shaiman

Executive Director

(212) 880-3002
lshaiman@lsta.org

Advocacy & Regulatory

Phillip Black

Associate of Research & Public Policy

(212) 880-3028
pblack@lsta.org

Meredith Coffey

Executive Vice President of Research & Public Policy

(212) 880-3019
mcoffey@lsta.org

Elliot Ganz

General Counsel and Chief of Staff

(212) 880-3003
eganz@lsta.org

Tess Virmani

Associate General Counsel, SVP of Public Policy

(212) 880-3006
tvirmani@lsta.org

Market Data & Analysis and Shift Dates

Ted Basta

Executive Vice President of Market Analytics & Investor Strategy

(212) 880-3005
tbasta@lsta.org

Kenny Riaz

Vice President of Market Analytics & Strategy

sriaz@lsta.org
(212) 880-3007

Bridget Marsh

Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

(212) 880-3004
bmarsh@lsta.org

Tess Virmani

Associate General Counsel, SVP of Public Policy

(212) 880-3006
tvirmani@lsta.org

Margarita Valdes

Administrative Assistant

(212) 880-3034
mvaldes@lsta.org

Operations

Ellen Hefferan

Executive Vice President of Operations & Accounting

(212) 880-3013
ehefferan@lsta.org

Membership

Lisa Schneider

Executive Vice President of Membership

(212) 880-3033
lschneider@lsta.org

Clara Colon

Manager, Membership

(212) 880-3010
ccolon@lsta.org

Conferences, Seminars and CLE

Lorena DeLuca

Director, Special Projects & Events

(212) 880-3008
ldeluca@lsta.org

Website Issues and Job Posts

Christine Ramos

Manager, Website & Digital Administration

(212) 880-3012
cramos@lsta.org

Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities

Gina Sloman

Marketing Associate

(212) 880-3009
gsloman@lsta.org

Billing and Accounting

Donna Murray

Director of Finance

(212) 880-3016
dmurray@lsta.org

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LIBOR: Soup to Nuts in 30 Minutes

On Thursday, some 600 members attended the LSTA’s “The End of LIBOR: The Big Picture” webcast, a reference presentation intended help folks quickly come up to speed on i) Why LIBOR is ending, ii) what is the anticipated replacement rate (SOFR), what are its variants and how do they behave, iii) status and key steps for replacing LIBOR loans with SOFR loans and iv) key resources. Our next LIBOR webcast – “Demystifying the LSTA’s SOFR Concept Credit Agreement” – will take place on December 3rd.

Global Legal Insights to: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2020

This article called The Loan Market, Blockchain, and Smart Contracts: The Potential For Transformative Change provides a brief description of the loan market and its participants to put our conversation in context, sets out the basics of blockchain technology, reviews the concept of “smart contracts”, and examines how the primary and secondary loan markets can benefit […]

Loan Market Holiday – Thanksgiving Day – November 28, 2019

In observance of Thanksgiving Day, the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) recommends treating Thursday, November 28, 2019 as a loan market holiday for purposes of calculating delayed compensation under the LSTA standard forms of trade confirmation.

LSTA Newsletter: November 15, 2019

This week, we start off with a SOFR loan spotting (yes, Virginia, there is a SOFR loan!). We move on to another rising loan type: Sustainability linked loans – what they are, how they are measured and how their volumes are changing. We also dip into the markets, checking in on how loan terms and […]

The End of LIBOR: Understanding the Big Picture Presentation

LIBOR is very likely to end shortly after the end of 2021. But why is it ending, what will replace it…and what should loan market participants do to prepare? The End of LIBOR: Understanding the Big Picture Presentation presented on Thursday, November 14, 2019 by Meredith Coffey, LSTA EVP – Research and Public Policy; Alternative […]