Continuing Legal Education

UCC Security Interests – Creating, Perfecting, and Liquidating

April 19, 2013
8:20 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
6.00 MCLE hours
Presented by Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy

Monmouth
Monmouth College
Stockdale Center – Private Dining Room
(map and directions)

Don’t miss this opportunity to update your knowledge on creating, perfecting and liquidating Uniform Commercial Code security interests! Attorneys with basic practice experience working in the commercial litigation, banking, collections, and/or bankruptcy environment who attend this seminar will better understand:

  • How to create and perfect liens;
  • How to fix defective Uniform Commercial Code liens;
  • How to conduct traditional Uniform Commercial Code sales;
  • How to seize and liquidate personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code;
  • How to handle competing lien claims;
  • And much more!
Please Note: Prior to the program, you will receive a weblink via email allowing you to access the course materials prior to the program. You will also receive a copy of the course materials (for no additional charge) when you arrive at the program, but will need to check the appropriate box on the registration page letting us know if you prefer a flash drive or printed course book.

 

Program Coordinator:
Sandra A. Franco, SmithAmundsen, LLC, Chicago

Program Moderator:
Michael G. Cortina, SmithAmundsen, LLC, Woodstock

 

Agenda

8:20 – 8:30 a.m.  Welcome and Introduction
Michael G. Cortina, SmithAmundsen, LLC, Woodstock

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Security Interests and UCC Compliance
This segment discusses how to create and perfect security interests in personal property and fixtures, as well as the various traps facing the unwary in attempting Uniform Commercial Code compliance.
Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.  Break (beverages provided)

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.  Conducting the Traditional UCC Sale
Join us for this comprehensive look at conducting traditional Uniform Commercial Code sales in both the public and private sectors.
John M. Brom, Querrey & Harrow, Ltd., Chicago
Douglas C. Giese, Querrey & Harrow, Ltd., Chicago

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Lunch (on your own)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  Seizing and Liquidating Personal Property
This presentation offers tips and advice for seizing and liquidating personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code by methods other than the traditional UCC sale.
John M. Brom, Querrey & Harrow, Ltd., Chicago
Douglas C. Giese, Querrey & Harrow, Ltd., Chicago

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Fixing Defective UCC Filings
Get the information you need to fix defective Uniform Commercial Code filings that are, hopefully, made by someone else!
Teresa Wilton Harmon, Sidley Austin, LLP, Chicago

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.  Competing Lien Claims
Attorneys working in this environment need to know how to handle competing lien claims. This segment offers tips and advice for dealing with these types of claims, including artisan, storage, garageman, and more.
Jim Morgan, Enterprise Law Group, LLP, Chicago

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.  Break (refreshments provided)

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.  Case Law and Legislative Updates
In this session, our speaker examines recent case law and legislative updates in Illinois’ Uniform Commercial Code.
Teresa Wilton Harmon, Sidley Austin, LLP, Chicago