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Gary O. Concoff, Partner, Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham, LLP to Speak at TKG’s UCC Secured Transactions

New York, NY, September 20, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gary O Concoff, Partner, Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “UCC Secured Transactions: Fundamentals, Rules and Enforcement Issues Explored Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET).

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About Gary O. Concoff
Extensive experience in negotiation, documentation and structuring of transactions involving production and distribution of film. Particular expertise in financing aspects, including both equity investments and lending in the motion picture field (including under the UCC and U.S. Copyright Act), representing investors, lenders (including numerous banks), producers and distributors. Recently named “Outstanding Practitioner of the Year” by the UCLA Anderson School of Management; rated AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell and 10.0 (Superb) by From 1980 through 1982 taught “Motion Picture Transactions” at UCLA Law School. Founder, first co-chair and frequent speaker at Annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium. Chairman, ABA Motion Picture and Television Division, Forum Committee on Sports and Entertainment Industries (1987-1992)
Law review article “Motion Picture Secured Transactions Under the Uniform Commercial Code: Problems in Perfection,” 13 UCLA Law Review 1214
Secured transactions. Counsel for appellant in: In re National Peregrine, Inc., et al. v. Capital Federal Savings (11 UCC Rep. Serv.2d 1025).
UCLA (B.S., Business Administration-Accounting)
Harvard Law School (LL.B.)

About Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham LLP
Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham LLP is a California law firm with offices in Beverly Hsills. The partners are Alexander Rufus-Isaacs, Bill Grantham and Gary O. Concoff. David Lewis, Judith Karfiol and Paul D. Supnik are Of Counsel to the firm. They are all admitted to practice law in California. Three of them were born in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, and two of them are qualified as barristers in England and Wales. They have many years of experience in their respective fields, and have practiced with some of the world’s leading law firms.
Their focus is on litigation, entertainment/media, intellectual property, general business/commercial, real estate and insurance.

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Event Synopsis:
Secured transactions are an important feature of the US law and economy. The rules set forth by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) that harmonizes the law of sales and other commercial transactions across the United States, assure lenders of legal protection in case of problems, which in turn encourages lower interest rates for borrowers.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of the Uniform Commercial Code and as they delve into an in-depth analysis of the recent updates and enforcement issues involving UCC secured transactions. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies for enforcement while overcoming legal issues and pitfalls.

In this live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

· UCC Article 9
- Legal Overview
- Recent Amendments
· UCC and the US Copyright Act - Illustrative Example
- Motion Picture Area, including under National Peregrine Case
· Requirements for Security Agreement
· Perfection and Priority Rules
· Lessons from Significant Court Decisions
· Pitfalls Encountered when Competing Liens and Hidden Liens
· Best Practices

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress 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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