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Kevin Blauch

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Kevin Blauch is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and serves as the global leader of Sidley’s Global Finance practice. He focuses his practice on all aspects of structured finance, with a particular focus on the representation of various depositors/issuers, underwriters/initial purchasers and originators/sellers of mortgage loans in a wide range of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transactions. Kevin has also represented issuers and underwriters in Re-REMIC transactions and NPL securitizations, and the structuring of pari passu/companion loans and A/B mortgage loans. In addition, Kevin has also done extensive work in the commercial mortgage loan workout area; and various bankruptcy and insolvency matters involving real estate and CMBS in particular.

He has represented numerous different investment and commercial banks in various capacities in structured finance transactions.

Kevin is well regarded in connection with securities law compliance and related aspects of securitization transactions, including Securities Offering Reform, Regulation AB and Regulation AB II, and the various rules adopted under Dodd-Frank and other regulatory initiatives (including risk retention).


Co-author, “Selected Risk Retention Questions and Answers for CMBS Securitizations” (August 2016).