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BROADENING THE SCOPE OF LIABILITY WHEN INSOLVENCY STRIKES YOUR CUSTOMER


Presented by: Scott Blakeley, Esq

Free Webinar

January 25, 2018
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM PST


WEBINAR

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Price: Free Webinar


 

Description

When dealing with a customer with a complex corporate structure, it can be difficult to determine who is financially obligated to vendors and it may be necessary to find a way to broaden the scope of liability in the event of the customer's liquidation, assignment for the benefit of creditors, transfer of assets and bankruptcy.  David Mannion of the Blakeley LLP New York office, Jesse Maxwell of the Blakeley LLP Orange County office, and Scott Blakeley will discuss:  

  • Determining your customer's corporate structure:
    • Independent entity
    • Wholly-owned subsidiary
    • Division of the Parent
    • D/B/A
  • What contractual documents govern the trade relationship?
    • P.O.'s and invoices
    • Credit application
    • Supply contract
    • Quasi-contract
  • Who is the guarantor and what constitutes a guarantee?
    • Personal or cross-corporate?
  • Identifying the primary obligor and collecting on past due in light of the customer's...
    • Liquidation
    • Assignment for the benefit of creditors
    • Transfer of assets
    • Bankruptcy filing
  • Other sources of collection
    • Piercing the corporate veil: alter ego liability
      • Parent company
      • Shareholders/members
    • Successor Liability
    • Partnerships 

We will host a webcast of this topic on Thursday January 25th at 11:00 a.m. pst / 2:00 p.m. est for 45 minutes. Join us for this complimentary webcast



Presenter Bio:

Scott Blakeley is a founder of Blakeley LLP, where he advises companies around the United States and Canada regarding creditors’ rights, commercial law, e-commerce and bankruptcy law. He was selected as one of the 50 most influential people in commercial credit by Credit Today. He is contributing editor for NACM’s Credit Manual of Commercial Law, contributing editor for American Bankruptcy Institute’s Manual of Reclamation Laws, and author of A History of Bankruptcy Preference Law, published by ABI. Credit Research Foundation has published his manuals entitled The Credit Professional’s Guide to BankruptcyServing On A Creditors’ Committee and Commencing An Involuntary Bankruptcy Petition. Scott has published dozens of articles and manuals in the area of creditors’ rights, commercial law, e-commerce and bankruptcy in such publications as Business Credit, Managing Credit, Receivables & Collections, Norton’s Bankruptcy Review and the Practicing Law Institute, and speaks frequently to credit industry groups regarding these topics throughout the country. He is a member on the board of editors for the California Bankruptcy Journal, and is co-chair of the sub-committee of unsecured creditors’ Committee of the ABI. Scott holds an B.S. from Pepperdine University, an M.B.A. from Loyola University and a law degree from Southwestern University. He served as law clerk to Bankruptcy Judge John J. Wilson. He is admitted to the Bar of California.



For More Information Contact:
Lisa Wong (951) 6720581-0 lwong@emailcma.org
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