Naji Massouh concentrates in structured finance and insurance-linked securities transactions. He has represented underwriters, issuers, lenders and insurers in U.S. public offerings, private placements and offshore offerings involving a variety of asset types.
Mr. Massouh has been at the forefront of the convergence of structured finance and insurance portfolio risk-transfer, and has helped structure a number of innovative Regulation XXX, Guidelines AXXX and embedded value transactions, including through the use of derivatives.
In addition, Mr. Massouh has experience securitizing a remarkably broad range of both traditional and "exotic" asset types, including residential mortgage and real estate related assets, commercial mortgage loans, auto loans, trade receivables, timeshare loans and royalty income stream obligations. He also has significant experience in collateral debt obligations (CDOs), collateral loan obligations (CLOs) and asset-backed commercial paper facilities, and has worked on cross-border securitizations.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
New York, 1998
J.D., Columbia Law School, 1995
B.S.E., magna cum laude, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania, 1992
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
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Stroock Attorneys and Practices Recommended by The Legal 500 United States 2013
June 20, 2013
Stroock Selected Again as “Law Firm of the Year” by Total Securitization
April 23, 2008
Stroock was once again selected as “Law Firm of the Year” by Total Securitization in April 2008. Stroock is the only firm to win the award multiple times (2005, 2008). The Annual U.S. Securitization Awards honor the top institutions in the securitization industry in many categories, including the law firm of the year. In selecting Stroock, Total Securitization noted that Stroock’s clients praised the firm for the quality of its advice and for its consistent ability to deliver innovative and market leading solutions.
Stroock Names New Partners and Special Counsel
January 8, 2008
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"SEC Announces Final Rules Reforming the Securities Offering, Communication and Registration Processes"
September 2005|Stroock Capital Markets
- "SEC Announces Proposal to Reform the Securities Offering, Communication and Registration Processes"December 2004|Stroock Special Bulletin
- "SEC Announces Proposal to Reform the Securities Offering, Communication and Registration Processes"