PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is pleased to announce the return of Commercial Lending Today. This year’s conference will take place at the Bar Association of San Francisco from April 20-21, 2017, and is designed for in-house counsel and attorneys who represent banks, non-bank lenders, other financial institutions who regularly extend credit, as well as those with clients in the financial marketplace.

The renowned national faculty includes practitioners with decades of experience guiding clients through some of the biggest commercial transactions in the industry, a bankruptcy judge, members of the Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code, law professors, and a delegate to the negotiation of the Geneva Securities Convention.

Commercial Lending Today will cover trending topics and provide up-to-the-minute updates on:

  • The intersection of Articles 2 and 9
  • The issues that arise when goods subject to a security interest are in the possession of a third party
  • Hidden and limited guaranties, including «bad boy» guaranties
  • Best practices for intellectual property security interests and the new ABA Model IP Security Agreement
  • How the Hague Securities Convention will affect practitioners and parties to commercial transactions
  • Opinion letters: Traps for the unwary
  • The latest in commercial and bankruptcy case law

«The Commercial Lending Today program has served as an incomparable resource for commercial lawyers for many years,» said Patrick Guida, the conference’s planning co-chair and a partner and head of the banking and finance practice of Duffy & Sweeney, Ltd. in Providence, Rhode Island. «The faculty includes the very best authorities and practitioners of commercial law and the quality and timeliness of the presentation make this a «can’t miss» opportunity.»

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