Tuesday, March 28, 2017
11:00am - 2:00pm

Arno Ristorante - 141 W. 38th St. New York, NY

Session 1: Legal Opinions in Financing and Acquisitions: Who Relies on Them?
We will focus on:

  • When are opinions required?
  • Lenders' reliance on legal opinions
  • Liability of opinion givers
  • What due diligence is required by opinion givers
  • Specific legal opinions: perfection, enforceability
  • Multi-state transactions
  • Hidden Liens
  • Estoppel Letters as an alternative

Moderator, Paul H. Shur, Esq., Shareholder, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.
Neville Grusd, President, Merchant Financial Corporation
Harvey L. Kaminski, President/CEO, Prestige Capital Corporation
Bruce Tenzer, Director and Assistant Chief Counsel, The CIT Group/Commercial Services, Inc.

Session 2: The Changing Landscape of Debtor in Possession Financing...it’s probably not what you remember
Moderator, Jonathan Helfat, Attorney, Otterbourg P.C.
Honorable Michael E. Wiles, Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, SDNY
Marc Adelson, Managing Director - Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Regions, Monroe Capital
Robert Miller, Executive Vice President - Asset-Based Lending, Rosenthal & Rosenthal
Steven Sanicola, Director - Risk & Portfolio Management, Siena Lending Group

11:00am - Registration and Networking
11:15am - Session 1
12:30pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Session 2

1.0 CPE Credits will be available per session. The first session has also been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.0 credits of Professional Practice. The level  of difficulty is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. There is a financial aid policy offered to New York attorneys available upon request.



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