Annual NYIC/CFA Joint Event

141 W. 38th Street
New York, NY 10018
Arno Ristorante
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)


$165 IFA/NYIC Member
$195 Non Member

Early Bird Pricing

$145 IFA/NYIC Member
$175 Non Member            


10:15am  Registration & Networking
10:45am  Session #1
11:45am  Lunch is served
12:00pm  Luncheon Keynote
12:45pm  Session #2


Event Details

Session 1: Legal Opinions in Financing and Acquisitions: Who Relies on Them?
We will focus on:

  • When are opinions required?
  • Lenders' reliance on legal opinions
  • Liability of opinion givers
  • What due diligence is required by opinion givers
  • Specific legal opinions: perfection, enforceability
  • Multi-state transactions
  • Hidden Liens
  • Estoppel Letters as an alternative

Moderator,Paul H. Shur, Esq., Shareholder, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.
Neville Grusd, President, Merchant Financial Corporation
Harvey L. Kaminski,            President/CEO, Prestige Capital Corporation
Bruce Tenzer, Director and Assistant Chief Counsel, The CIT Group/Commercial Services, Inc.

Session 2: The Changing Landscape of Debtor in Possession’s probably not what you remember
Moderator, Jonathan Helfat, Attorney, Otterbourg P.C.        
Honorable         Michael E. Wiles, Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, SDNY
Marc  Adelson, Managing Director - Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Regions, Monroe  Capital
Robert  Miller,Executive Vice President - Asset-Based Lending, Rosenthal &  Rosenthal
Steven  Sanicola, Director - Risk & Portfolio Management, Siena Lending Group

1.0 CPE Credits will be  available per session. The  first session has also been approved in  accordance with the  requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal  Education Board for  a maximum of 1.0 credits of Professional Practice. The level   of difficulty is appropriate for  both newly admitted and experienced  attorneys. There is a financial aid policy offered to New York attorneys   available upon request.

Thank you to our Sponsors

Event Sponsor

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Kara Gomes
Contact Organization:
New York Institute of Credit (NYIC)
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