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Business Law Basics and Lender Liability

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

This information is a must for all bankers who want to better understand business law basics and avoid expensive, unwanted litigation.This material will provide the banker with a basic framework of Business Law including the judicial process. Emphasis will be placed on how the legal system can help/harm the banker 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 topic will also cover the nature and characteristics of 'contracts"'(the promissory note), 'problem loan' situations, and 'collection' efforts. Additionally, 'bankruptcy' and 'banking regulations' will be discussed. This material will also cover the concept of Lender Liability including recent industry trends. This portion of the topic will address some of the 'technical aspects' of this often overlooked subject. This information is a must for all bankers who want to better understand business law basics and avoid expensive, unwanted litigation.

Authors

David L. Osburn, M.B.A., CCRA, Osburn & Associates, LLC

Agenda

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?)

Bankruptcy Chapters (7, 9, 11, 12, and 13)

Overview of Banking Regulations

Lender Liability and Recent Industry Trends

Technical Aspects of Lender Liability