Objectives of the Presentation:
- The difference between law and ethics and why it matters from a lender liability standpoint
- Negotiations and the law
- The judicial process including the stages of litigation
- Alternatives to litigation including arbitration and mediation
- The borrower's business structure and the law
- The nature and characteristics of contracts (the promissory note)
- Problem loan situations (what happens when a good loan turns bad)
- Collections - how hard can you push?
- Overview of banking regulations
- Other business law issues including tort reform and its impact on the borrower
- Lender liability and recent industry trends
- Technical aspects of lender liability
Why Should you Attend:
This webinar will provide bankers with a basic framework of business law including the judicial process. Emphasis will be placed on how the legal system can help/harm bankers including how to avoid a lawsuit due to lender liability through maintaining both ethical behavior and effective negotiations.
A review of the stages of litigation, alternatives to litigation including arbitration and mediation, and the borrower's business structure (from a legal perspective), will be displayed. The webinar will also cover the nature and characteristics of contracts (promissory notes), problem loan situations, and collection efforts. Additionally, banking regulations and tort reform will be discussed.
This webinar will also cover the concept of lender liability including recent industry trends and will address some of the technical aspects of this often overlooked subject. This webinar is a must for all bankers who want to better understand business law basics and avoid expensive, unwanted litigation.
Osburn & Associates, LLC
David L. Osburn is the founder of Osburn & Associates, LLC, a Business Training and Contract CFO Firm that provides seminars, webinars, and keynote speeches for CPAs, bankers, attorneys, credit managers, and business owners on topics such as Banking/Finance/Credit, Negotiation Skills, Marketing, and Management Issues. His extensive professional background of over 30 years includes 16 years as a Business Trainer/ Contract CFO and 16 years as a bank commercial lender including the position of Vice President/Senior Banking Officer. His banking credentials include loan underwriting, loan "work-out", management, and business development. Mr. Osburn has been an adjunct college professor (MBA and undergraduate courses) for over 30 years including Regis University and the College of Southern Nevada.
He holds an MBA from Utah State University, a BS in Finance from Brigham Young University, and is a graduate of the ABA National Commercial Lending School held at the University of Oklahoma. Additionally, Mr. Osburn holds the professional designation of Certified Credit & Risk Analyst (CCRA) as granted by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM).
- Commercial Lenders
- Relationship Managers
- Business Development Officers
- Private Bankers
- Branch Managers
- Assistant Branch Managers
- Credit Analysts
- Compliance Managers and Officers
- Risk Managers and Officers
- Presidents/Vice Presidents
- Sales Representatives
- Marketing Personnel
- Retail Businesses Owners
- Maintenance and Security Employees
- Stock Room Personnel
- Business Vendors