2016 Legal Seminar for Credit Professionals Presentation

This year's Legal Seminar for Credit Professionals took place on Wednesday, May 18.

The agenda was as follows:
8:45-9:45 a.m. Protecting Sensitive Personal Data and Liability for Data Breach
Mark Manoukian and Luis Alcalde will present issues of critical importance to the credit professional who has collected sensitive personal and business information. Mark will discuss common means used by hackers to steal private business information. Luis will then describe theories of legal liability if private information is stolen or accessed for improper purposes

9:45-10:00 a.m. Break + refreshments

10:00-10:45 a.m. Securing Payment—Secured Transactions, PMSI and Consignments
Larry J. McClatchey will help credit managers understand how and when to use security agreements to ensure payment for goods, how a purchase money security interest can benefit a seller, and what is required for an effective consignment agreement.

10:45-11:30 a.m. Current Legal Issues in Bankruptcy and Collections
Christy A. Prince will cover recent bankruptcy and collection cases of interest to credit professionals, including how to use the most common defenses to preference cases: ordinary course of business and new value. Materials will be supplemented up to the day of the program to cover late breaking developments.

11:30a.m.-12:00 p.m. Discussion, questions and answers and wrap-up