PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iiBIG presents the 2013 Education Financing Conference, scheduled for May 7-8, 2013, in Washington, D.C. With the majority of education financing now being provided by the federal government, not only has the environment of providing capital for education to student borrowers dramatically changed, but so has the availability of capital for schools. The agenda will cover the Student Debt and the Economy, the latest developments and opportunities affecting education finance, and New Student Loan Programs and Repayment options with topics such as:
- The State of the 2013 Education Finance & Loan Industry
- How has Dodd-Frank impacted the securitization market for Education Loans?
- How has the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau impacted the origination and servicing of private student loans?
- The New Battle between the U.S. Department of Education and Private Education Lenders
- Private Sector Income Based Repayment
- CFPB and the Secondary Market
- Legal and Regulatory update
- Student Loan Servicing Issues and Concerns
- What are the legal impediments standing in the way of expanding the securitization market for student loans?
- Lessons on Reducing Risk through Better Underwriting and Portfolio Management
- The Rise of Credit Unions in Funding Private Student Education Loans at Schools
This year's conference will bring together key valued industry participants in the education finance and student loan industry to discuss the latest issues; various new repayment options available for students; and to lay the groundwork for the road ahead in 2013 and beyond. Here's a sampling of firms confirmed to attend: AEGON USA Investment Management, Aequitas Capital Management, American Enterprise Institute, Anbec Partners, BNP Paribas, CEFCU, College Loan Corporation, Columbia Business School, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Convoke Systems, Darien Rowayton Bank, Deloitte & Touche, Deutsche Bank, Education Plus Partners, FDIC, First Marblehead, Genesis Lending Services, Goal Structured Solutions, Heritage College, Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, Kaufman & Canoles, KCH Accounting & Consulting, Keiser University, LCS Financial Services, Michael G. Foster School of Business-University of Washington, Milliman, Inc., Minnesota Office of Higher Education, MIT, Morgan Stanley, National Education, NelNet, New America Foundation, Ohio State University, Pave.com, Penn State, RBC Capital Markets, ReliaMax, Reunion Financial, Rhode Island Student Loan Authority, S&P, Sallie Mae, Sidley Austin, SoFi, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, Student Loan Finance Corporation, The French Party School, TransUnion, Washington Partners LLC and many more.