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Understanding Remedies

The Uniform Commercial Code

Spring 2015 Center for Business Law Conference
Thursday, February 12, 2015, Noon-6:30 p.m.

New England Law | Boston Cherry Room, 154 Stuart Street, Boston, MA

No charge for attendance.

 

MBA logo The event is cosponsored by the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest.
  • What are the traps for an unwary creditor enforcing security interests under Article 9? 
  • What are a beneficiary’s rights and obligations under a letter of credit governed by Article 5? 
  • What are the current remedial issues under Article 2 when a seller breaches obligations under a contract for the sale of goods? 
  • What are the cutting-edge issues involving the rights of lessors and lessees under a lease contract governed by Article 2A? 
  • Who may rightly sue for conversion of a negotiable instrument under Article 3?


Practitioners, professors, and students interested in a close-up review of
current issues involving remedies are invited to participate.

 UCC Commercial-Digest logo

Co-sponsors: Massachusetts Bar Association and the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest

Schedule

Panel 1, 1-3 p.m.  Secured Transactions, Letters of Credit

Moderator: Francis C. Morrissey, Partner, Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos, LLP; Adjunct Professor, New England Law | Boston

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Frank Drake, Smith Debnam Narron Drake
Saintsing & Myers, LLP

James E. Byrne, Professor, George Mason
University School of Law
 

Edwin Smith

Edwin E. Smith, Bingham McCutchen, LLP,
Co-chair, Financial Services

 

Panel 2, 3:15-5:15 p.m.  Selling and Leasing Goods, Licensing Software: What Are the Current Remedial Issues?

 

Moderator:  Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger, Professor of Law, Boston College Law School

Moderator:  Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger, Professor of Law, Boston College Law School

 

William Henning

William H. Henning, Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law
 

Amelia H. Boss, Trustee Professor of Law, Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law
 

Visiting Professor Wayne Lewis

Wayne K. Lewis, Professor Emeritus, DePaul University College of Law; Visiting Professor, New England Law | Boston

 

Social Hour, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Questions?

Please contact Paras Kadakia '15 at paras.kadakia@nesl.edu, 732-865-4464 or Rebecca A. Mushlin '15 at rebecca.a.mushlin@nesl.edu, 617-935-1088.

Registration

Please e-mail pgresham@nesl.edu or jchavez@nesl.edu.  Registration is requested by Thursday, February 5, 2015. Please include your name, affiliation, phone number, and e-mail. Same-day, on-site registration will also be accepted.