- Asset Securitization
- Asset-Backed Securities
- Banking and Financial Services
- Commercial Paper and Bank-Financed Transactions
- Consumer Loans
- Corporate Debt Repackaging Securities
- Credit Card Receivables
- Derivative Transactions
- Esoteric Assets and Emerging Asset Classes
- Industry Advocacy and Regulatory Counsel
- Motor Vehicle Loans, Leases, and Floorplan Receivables
- Renewable Energy Assets
- Rule 144A and Other Exempt Offerings
- SEC Registered Offerings (Debt and Equity)
- Transportation Assets
University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New York, J.D., Finance Transactions, 2005
- Business Editor, Associate Editor, Buffalo Criminal Law Review
University of Pittsburgh, B.A., Business Administration and Political Science, 2002
District of Columbia
Cory Barry is a partner in Chapman and Cutler’s Banking and Financial Services Department. He joined the Firm in 2012. Cory’s practice involves representing financial institutions in connection with debt capital markets and structured products transactions. He also advises clients on financial regulatory matters, including the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and related rulemaking initiatives.
Cory regularly represents financial institutions in connection with the public and private issuance of corporate and asset-backed fixed income securities, asset-based lending, and term issuance and ABCP financing of various assets. He has experience with many types of financial assets and other collateral, including automobile loans and leases, credit card receivables, dealer floorplan loans, PACE assessments, student loans, marketplace/peer-to-peer loans and unsecured consumer loans. He also has experience in the development and structuring of various derivative products linked to equities, indices, currencies and commodities.
Cory’s experience includes working on assignment at a client’s debt capital markets origination desk, where he supported the corporate bond underwriting platform and advised on financing transactions and related regulatory matters.
Prior to joining the Firm, Cory was a senior associate in the Global Finance Department of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. He also served as an associate in the Capital Markets group of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York.
- Represented the U.S. branch of a Japanese bank as lead arranger, and five other financial institutions, in providing a $1.75 billion revolving facility to a finance company for its auto and vehicle dealer floorplan receivables.
- Counsel to the issuer in connection with an SEC-registered credit card receivables securitization program.
- Represented the initial purchasers in connection with the issuance of $433,333,000 of dealer floorplan loan-backed notes (Rule 144A/Reg S).
- Represented the issuer and sponsor in connection with multiple corporate bond repackaging transactions.
- Counsel to a finance company in connection with its marketplace lending platform and related loan sales.
- Represented the underwriters in multiple transactions for a private label credit card receivables securitization program.
- Counsel to the issuer in connection with the term securitization of private education loans.
- Advised a bank sponsor/issuer in the novation and assignment of multiple derivative arrangements.
- Represent the bank lenders and ABCP conduits in the variable funding note facilities for three trusts involving private label credit card receivables.
- Represented a program administrator in arranging for the direct purchase of $100,000,000 of PACE assessments by institutional investors.