Daria K. Boxer focuses her practice on corporate and commercial finance transactions, including structured finance and secured lending, as well as private and public offerings of debt and equity securities. She regularly counsels clients on securities law and corporate governance issues and general corporate matters. Daria represents underwriters and issuers in public and private auto loan and lease securitizations, as well as securitizations of online marketplace loans. She also advises clients on financing transactions under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.
As a structured finance lawyer, Daria has represented issuers and underwriters/initial purchasers in executing more than 50 nine-to-ten-digit structured finance transactions, encompassing both public and Rule 144A offerings of asset-backed securities and auto loan, auto leases, and unsecured consumer loans securitizations. She has advised sponsors of securitization transactions with respect to compliance with U.S. credit risk retention rules under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Risk Retention Rule”) and prepared related Risk Retention Rule memoranda, as well as assisted clients in evaluating and complying with rating agency criteria and responding to rating agencies’ inquiries in compliance with the Rating Agency Reform Act. She has structured and formed numerous special purpose vehicles and bankruptcy remote entities, and prepared related true sale and substantive non-consolidation opinions and other corporate legal opinions. Daria has also worked with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to declare effective shelf registration statements, including preparation and filing with the SEC necessary forms relating to subsequent take-downs (424H, 424b2, 8-K, FWPs, ABS-15G, and 305b2).
As a commercial finance lawyer, Daria has represented major banks and financial institutions, as well as sponsors and borrowers, in connection with secured lending and other financing transactions, including revolving and term loan credit facilities, warehouse lending facilities, redemption of term securitization bonds with the proceeds of warehouse financing and monetization of earn-out rights. She regularly provides counsel on secured transactions/UCC Article 9 issues and creditors’ rights.
As counsel to issuers and regional centers in connection with EB-5 financing transactions, Daria has prepared offering documents and advised a number of regional centers, developers and other EB-5 project sponsors across various industries, ranging from hotel and other commercial and residential real estate developers to renewable energy system integrators.