Join our Finance and Creditors' Rights group as we present our 2015 Lending Conference. This year's keynote speakers will be Lisa Riggs, President, Economic Development Company of Lancaster County and EDC Finance Corporation and Lyle Hosler, Vice President, Director of Finance, Economic Development Company of Lancaster County and EDC Finance Corporation. Lunch will be provided and be sure to join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres following the event.
12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Registration
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Keynote Address
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch (provided by the LCC)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Breakout Session 1
Session 1A: Deeds in Lieu, Short Sales and Deficiency Judgments
Presented by: Scott Landis and Josh Knapp
This session will discuss the issues surrounding certain alternatives to foreclosure, such as deeds in lieu and short sales. We will also examine important post-sheriff sale procedures, particularly actions under the Pennsylvania Deficiency Judgment Act.
Session 1B: Leasehold Mortgages
Presented by: Derek Dissinger, Maria Elliott and Bill Colby
This presentation will review, from the bank’s perspective, the steps involved in mortgaging the leasehold estate, important considerations that are commonly overlooked and tips for closing a smooth transaction. We will also review, from a tenant’s perspective, tips for negotiating a commercial lease which will make it easier for the lease to be mortgaged.
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Breakout Session 2
Session 2A: Bankruptcy Update
Presented by: Shawn Long, Tim Dietrich and Matthew Hennesy
This session will cover topics including provisions in loan and workout documents that might not be enforceable in bankruptcy, fraudulent conveyance and strategies that bankruptcy judges use to encourage amicable resolutions rather than litigation.
Session 2B: Jolley v. Chase Home Finance – Are Lenders Facing New Threats in Lender Liability Claims?
Presented by: George Werner, Paul Mattaini and Don Geiter
This session will review the theories of liability asserted by customers against lenders, recent case law threatening a return to the 1980’s boom of customers’ successful lawsuits against lenders and pragmatic solutions and preventative measures banks can take – not only in enforcing their rights and remedies, but also in structuring their deals.
4:15 – 6:00 p.m. Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres