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James C. Schulwolf, Partner, Shipman & Goodwin LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Groupís UCC Article 9 Statutory Remedies for Secured Transactions Live Webcast

New York, NY, March 03, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James C. Schulwolf, Partner, Shipman & Goodwin LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “UCC Article 9 Statutory Remedies for Secured Transactions.” This event is scheduled for April 21, 2015 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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About James C. Schulwolf

Jim Schulwolf represents senior and mezzanine lenders, venture capital investors, private equity funds, hedge funds, emerging growth companies and private companies in structuring, negotiating and closing complex secured and unsecured senior and mezzanine financing, investment, leasing, acquisition, corporate, licensing and restructuring transactions, including club deals and other syndicated financings. Jim is a recognized authority on intercreditor agreements and has written articles about intercreditor agreements and financing family owned businesses. Jim is the immediate past Chair of the Commercial Finance Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section, is a Fellow and former Regent of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, and is a member of the Connecticut Law Revision Commission Advisory Committee on 2010 Amendments to revised Article 9.

About Shipman & Goodwin LLP

With more than 160 lawyers practicing from offices in Hartford, Stamford, Greenwich and Lakeville, CT, and Washington DC, Shipman & Goodwin has sophisticated knowledge in a number of industry sectors, including private equity, corporate finance, real estate development, litigation, financial services, education, emerging and middle market companies, franchising, government, health care, not-for-profits, petroleum marketing, retail, software and IT, and utilities. Since our founding in 1919, we have offered a cross-disciplinary approach to problems, and our size and location enable us to present a cost structure that provides our clients with efficient and high-value legal solutions. We are committed to our clients, to understanding their needs and priorities, and to producing practical and effective solutions to their legal problems. The firm is large and diverse enough to handle the most sophisticated legal work, yet small enough that each client is important. Our long-standing relationships are a matter of great pride, and we strive to achieve an ongoing role of counselor and business partner.

Event Synopsis:
Yearly, billions of dollars of commercial and consumer credit is provided in secured transactions governed by Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). Recent changes to Article 9 affect, among other things, filing requirements, searching, and due diligence. Article 9 contains complex rules regarding the creation, perfection, and enforcement of security interests that make rendering opinions on security interests a legal risk. Counsel must consider all aspects of Article 9 as well as its interplay with other Articles of the UCC, such as Article 8 if the security interest covers certain investment property.

The panel will provide insights into strengthening best practices with respect to drafting and negotiating security agreements, drafting and rendering legal opinions in secured transactions, exercise of remedies, and interplay between Article 9 and other UCC Articles.

Key topics include:

− UCC Article 9 Secured Transactions
− Security Agreements
− Collection and Enforcement
− Repossession and Disposition
− Collateral Acceptance
− Best Practices and Obligations for Secured Parties
− Secured Party Compliance Failure
− Legal Opinions in Secured Transactions
− Interplay Among Article 9 and other UCC Articles

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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