Student Loan Debt Dilemma -- How Private Capital May Help Solve Financing Issues, More at iiBIG Conference

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iiBIG brings its annual conference – the Education Finance & Loan Symposium scheduled for May 7-8, 2013 – back to Washington D.C. amidst pressing issues affecting education finance today such as the increasing student loan debt and the economy, the latest developments and opportunities for student and education financing, and new student loan programs and repayment options. 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 conference will feature Rohit Chopra, Assistant Director & Student Loan Ombudsman, from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in a keynote address on "How Private Capital Can Help Solve the Student Debt Dilemma". The conference agenda will also cover:

  • State of the 2013 Education Finance and Loan Market
  • Student Loan Origination Servicing Issues and Concerns and the Effect of the CFPB
  • Legal and Regulatory Update
  • The New Battle between the U.S. Department of Education and Private Lenders
  • The Future of Student Loan Securitization
  • Update on Litigation in Auction Rate Securities
  • Lessons on Reducing Risk through Better Underwriting and Portfolio Management

Pre-registered attendees include: 2nd Order Solutions, AEGON USA Investment Management, Aequitas Capital Management, Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, ALL Student Loan, Anbec Partners, Asset-Backed Alert, ATP Flight School, BMO Capital Markets, CampusDoor, College Loan Corporation, Columbia Business School, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Darien Rowayton Bank, Deloitte, Delta Management Associates, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank, DZ Bank AG-NY Branch, ECMC Group, Inc., Education Finance Council, Education Plus Partners, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Federal Reserve Board, The First Marblehead Corporation, Goal Structured Solutions, Heritage College, Inland Bank & Trust, Kaufman & Canoles, Keiser University, Kildare Capital, KPMG LLP, LCS Financial Services Corporation, Loan Science, LLC, Manipal Education Americas, LLC, Milliman, Inc., Minnesota Office of Higher Education, Morgan Stanley, Morris & Associates, National Education, Nelnet, Inc., New America Foundation, Partnerwise Group,, Penn State, Ramirez & Co., Inc., ReliaMax, Reunion Financial, Rhode Island Student Loan Authority, Sidley Austin LLP, Social Finance (SoFi), Social Finance Securities LLC (SoFi), Stampede Labs, Inc., Standard & Poor's, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, Student Assistance Foundation, Student Loan Debt Assistance, Student Loan Finance Corporation, TransUnion, U.S. Education Finance Group, Washington Partners, LLC, and more.

For Conference Updates and To Register:
Phone: 704-999-9806

About iiBIG

iiBIG (International Institute for Business Information & Growth) is an unbiased, independent company dedicated to organizing business-to-business conferences and seminars for senior-level business executives. Our events focus on the most pressing and timely issues facing decision-makers in today's global economy. For more information, visit:

CONTACT: Rita Karsadi Managing Director, Finance Division iiBIG Phone: 704-999-9806 E-mail: Website:

Source: iiBIG