ELFA Provides Details About Legal Forum LIVE!

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association revealed plans for ELFA Legal Forum LIVE!, an interactive virtual event that will be held on May 4 and May 5. The forum will provide attorneys serving the equipment finance industry with updates on legal issues, practical takeaways for their daily practices and discussions of key market segments.

“In today’s rapidly evolving environment, it’s essential to stay on top of new developments,” Lisa Moore, chair of the ELFA Legal Committee, which is involved in planning and hosting the forum, said. “At ELFA Legal Forum LIVE!, we’ll discuss critical updates and essential hot topics in the law. We’ll reconnect with colleagues we haven’t seen throughout the pandemic, exchange best practices and network on an interactive platform. We look forward to seeing as many members of the ELFA legal community as possible on May 4-5!”

Topics addressed at the ELFA Legal Forum LIVE! will include:

  • Legal Update Panel
  • California and New York Federal Licensing and Disclosure
  • Security: Data, Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Air, Rail and Marine Update
  • The Courts, Bankruptcy and Workout Strategies During the Pandemic
  • e-Docs and Working Remotely/e-Docs Considering the Pandemic
  • Inventory Financing/International & Motor Vehicles
  • Merger Up & Other Restructures: Lessons Learned
  • State of the Association and Industry
  • Managed/Bundled Services: Recent Developments and Market Practices
  • Government Finance: Municipal/Tribal
  • Cross-Border Lease Transactions
  • Does Your Contract Work Across State Lines?
  • Fintech: What Is It and How Do I Help My Business Use It?
  • UCC Basics and Advanced
  • General Session: Ethics

Planning Committee

Below are the members of the 2021 Legal Committee who are helping to plan ELFA Legal Forum LIVE!:

  • Lisa Moore, Senior Counsel, PNC Equipment Finance (Committee Chair)
  • Scott Adams, Senior Counsel – U.S., Volvo Financial Services
  • Rachel Brescoll, Associate, Kutak Rock
  • Eileen Brown, Partner, Thompson Coburn
  • Mirna Cardona, Corporate Counsel – Transactions, Frost Equipment Leasing and Finance
  • Jeanette Dannenfelser, Vice President and General Counsel, Summit Funding Group
  • Kristin Esche, Associate Chief Counsel, John Deere Financial
  • Robert Geis, Director/Assistant General Counsel – Equipment Finance, CIT
  • Marshall Goldberg, Partner, Glass & Goldberg
  • Jennifer Gould, Shareholder, Stark & Stark
  • Benjamin Gross, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais
  • Marc Hamroff, Partner, Moritt Hock & Hamroff
  • Scott Kearns, Senior Legal Director, Dell Financial Services
  • Dominic Liberatore, Deputy General Counsel, DLL
  • Andrea Nicotera, Senior Corporate Counsel, U.S. Bank Equipment Finance
  • Moorari Shah, Counsel, Buckley
  • Richard Tannenbaum, Partner, Reed Smith
  • Kenneth Weinberg, Partner, Rimon

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