Learn the latest on Effective Collection Law & Piercing the Corporate Veil with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Effective Collection Law & Piercing the Corporate Veil CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
The weak economy has made the often difficult task of collecting on debts & judgments one of the most lucrative practices today. As more attorneys turn to collection cases, it is increasingly critical for practitioners to be fluent with the cutting-edge techniques and best practices to locate assets, pierce the corporate veil, and enact corporate veil protection strategies, and enforce judgments against the most elusive debtors. Successfully enforcing judgments and piercing the corporate veil present numerous challenges. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar features three leading authorities who describe the latest developments on effective strategies for locating & recovering assets, establishing fraudulent conveyances, claw backs, piercing the corporate veil, and protecting against veil piercing tactics. Registration includes access to complete written course and reference materials. Agenda:
1. Dealing with Elusive Debtors & Compliance Issues:
a. What You Did Not Know About Public Records Searches
b. Effectively Navigating Complex Searches
c. Strategies on Discovery through Internet Resources
d. Cutting-edge Asset Discovery
e. Hot Issues: Credit Reporting and the FDCPA
f. Best Practices On Communications with Debtors/Consumers & Third Parties
2. Effectively Piercing & Protecting the Corporate Veil:
a. Veil Protection Strategies
b. Court Considerations in Holding Equity Owner Liable for the Obligations of the Entity
c. Best Practices in Litigating the Veil Piercing Case
d. Minimizing Veil Piercing Problems
e. Successfully Exposing Potential Fraud
f. What Creditor's Counsel Needs to Know
3. Effectively Locating & Collecting on Assets:
a. Conducting Conventional Discovery
b. Strategies on Discovery through Online Resources
c. Reviewing UCC, Credit Bureau, Financial Institution, Real Estate, and Public Records
d. Minimizing the Effect of Bankruptcy on Recovering Assets
e. Latest Developments in Asset Collection
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Russell Garrett
is a shareholder with Jordan Ramis PC. His practice focuses on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, commercial and bankruptcy litigation, and real estate matters. Mr. Garrett regularly represents creditors and bankruptcy trustees, and also serves as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the Western District of Washington. Mr. Garrett has authored many articles relating to creditor issues. He is a member of the executive committee for the Washington Bar Debtor-Creditor Section, and serves as a delegate to the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates. Additionally, he serves as the lawyer representative to the 9th Circuit and as a trustee for the Federal Bar Association in the Western District of Washington.
2. Alex H.S. Thomason
is a national authority on locating and collecting assets. He is a Principal Partner at Thomason Law & Justice, PS, where his practice focuses on commercial litigation and creditor rights in matters involving alter ego/veil piercing, corporate officer disregard, fraudulent conveyances and Article 9 of the UCC. His practice encompasses pre and post-judgment creditor remedies (injunctions, attachments, garnishments) in the commercial, real property, and construction contexts. Mr. Thomason’s reputation and trial successes have earned him numerous appointments as Special Counsel to a United States Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee where he pursues personal liability against corporate wrongdoers under Sections 523 and 727 of the Bankruptcy Code. Repeatedly listed in Super Lawyers® Magazine and an AVVO-rated "Superb" lawyer, Mr. Thomason lectures nationally to lawyers and judges on alter ego/veil piercing, corporate officer disregard, fraudulent conveyances, and prejudgment remedies. Alex has appeared on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CNN, Headline News, CNBC, Good Morning America, and other programs.
3. C. Thomas Brown
practices at Ropes & Gray, where his practice focuses on transactional and corporate governance litigation, actions under the Federal securities laws, and related complex civil litigation. In transactional cases, Mr. Brown has represented officers and directors of both acquirers and targets, helping clients successfully move deals from negotiation to closing through effective management of deal-related litigation and post-closing disputes. He also has experience representing boards and directors in fiduciary duty claims, including derivative cases. In the securities area, Mr. Brown has experience defending cases of alleged securities fraud, in particular cases involving complex financial instruments such as mortgage-backed securities. He is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Law School, and earned a Masters in Philosophy at Oxford, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar. Mr. Brown also clerked for Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Robert Cordy, worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, and served as an English teacher at a public high school near Boston. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this live convenient, on-demand seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following approved & pending jurisdictions:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.