Katten represented Ford Automotive Finance (China), a Ford Motor Credit Company subsidiary, in its first asset-backed securitization (ABS) in China to support the financing of Ford-brand vehicle sales. This is the first ABS transaction completed in China by a wholly foreign-owned auto finance company under the recent ABS pilot program governed by the China Banking Regulatory Commission and the People’s Bank of China. Structured Finance and Securitization partner Joseph Topolski represented Ford in this transaction.