The Bond Market Association said today that Robbin Conner has been appointed vice president and assistant general counsel. Conner, who will report to BMA associate general counsel Lynnette Hotchkiss, will also be the staff advisor to the Association's MBS and securitizaed products division. He will focus on the division's legal, regulatory and market practice initiatives that include such areas as MBS fails, good delivery guidelines, nontraditional mortgage products and credit default swaps of ABS.
Conner was formerly at Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom where he was an attorney in the structured finance area. Previously, he was an executive vice president and global head of reinsurance for Assured Guaranty and a chief operating officer for ACE Capital Re International where he formed and ran the firm's Bermuda office.