Wolters Kluwer CT Corporation to host expert attorney panel on key due diligence updates for 2023

The event will review the impact of new case law and updates to the Uniform Commercial Code

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#wolterskluwer–Wolters Kluwer CT Corporation is assembling a virtual panel of expert lawyers to share insights into recent case law and trends poised to have a significant impact on how to approach due diligence in 2023. The continuing legal education (CLE) event – “Attorney Roundtable: Due Diligence Trends” – will feature leading attorneys from firms such as Parsons Behle & Latimer, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, and Mayer Brown, on April 18 at 1 PM ET.

Moderated by Dan Lias, Transactional Business Consultant at Wolters Kluwer CT Corporation, the panel is tasked with exploring the practical impact of recent updates to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), which includes revisions to Article 9 stating that a representative of the secured party can appear on the UCC financing statement in lieu of the secured party, as well as the implications that a new Article 12 has for electronic ledgers and cryptocurrency. Additionally, the expert lawyers assembled will review new case law stemming from 1944 Beach Boulevard, LLC v. Live Oak Banking Company and what it means for how law firms currently handle matters such as debtor naming and collateral descriptions.

Lias works closely with CT Corporation’s law firm clients to enhance their due diligence searches and filings. Possessing considerable experience in both the corporate and law firm environment, Lias assists firms with developing cohesive due diligence strategies that align to their specific needs. He also conducts a wide range of CT Corporation seminars providing crucial insight into due diligence related topics spanning law firms, financial institutions and corporations.

Panelist Shane L. Hanna, a Partner at Parsons Behle & Latimer, is a deal attorney with more than 25 years’ experience. He effectively and efficiently advises and guides clients to support their business objectives, providing valuable knowledge and insights at all stages.

Bart D. Wall is a Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner and has substantial experience with both secured and unsecured financings, with a particular emphasis on secured financings and intercreditor and debt subordination negotiations.

Barbara M. Goodstein is a Partner at Mayer Brown, where her experience consists of commercial and structured financing of transactions for a wide range of asset types. She also has extensive debt workout and restructuring experience.

For nearly 130 years, Wolters Kluwer CT Corporation has been the leading provider of registered agent services, incorporation services, and legal entity compliance. It is part of Wolters Kluwer’s Financial & Corporate Compliance division and has a global reach into over 150 countries. More than 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies, 95 percent of AmLaw 100 law firms, and 350,000 small businesses trust CT Corporation to handle their compliance needs.

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