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Meredith Coffey & Tess Virmani
Executive Vice President; SVP, Associate General Counsel | Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA)
Meredith Coffey is Executive Vice President of the LSTA, and runs its Research and Analysis Department. Coffey co-heads the LSTA’s regulatory and CLO efforts, which help facilitate continued availability of credit and the efficiency of the loan market. In addition, she heads a team of analysts that are responsible for analyzing current and anticipated loan market developments, helping the LSTA build strategy and improve market efficiency, and providing commentary through weekly newsletters, periodic conferences and webcasts. Prior to joining the LSTA, Coffey was Senior Vice President and Director of Analysis focusing on the loan and adjacent markets for Thomson Reuters LPC, working in and running loan research for 15 years. She has a B.A. in Economics from Swarthmore College and a graduate degree in Economics from New York University. She can be reached at

Tess Virmani is Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel of the LSTA. Virmani works with the LSTA’s Primary Market Committee and Trade Practices and Forms Committee on legal projects for the development, standardization and revision of the LSTA’s documentation and is also involved in resolving secondary loan market trading disruptions. In addition, Virmani participates in the LSTA’s advocacy efforts, including comment letters and engagement with regulators. Prior to joining the LSTA, Virmani spent three years practicing as a finance attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York. She received a B.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. She is admitted as an attorney in New York. She can be reached at

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Special Feature: Meredith Coffey & Tess Virmani of the Loan Syndications & Trading Association (LSTA) on why reports of LIBOR’s death are greatly exaggerated. Read Full Article

Accounting & Finance
August 21, 2017 @ 07:00 AM