CLE Webinar: Uncover Hidden Liens That Can Affect Your Deal

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 — 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Often called “hidden liens”, these types of liens are actually numerous and significant. Some are governed by rules that differ from UCC rules, and, as with other liens, there is considerable variation in states’ requirements. For complete and effective due diligence, it’s essential to know the right questions to ask when encountering them.

Drawing upon ample case law illustrations and years of expertise, CT’s lien specialist shares best practices for handling:

  • Mechanics Liens
  • Judgment Liens
  • ERISA Liens
  • EPA/CERCLA Liens
  • Agricultural Liens

Learn the significance of “non-consensual” liens, and the impact of other topics including “preliminary notice”, extent of notice, lien duration vs. indefinite liens, equitable remedies, super-priority liens, “lapsed” liens vs. clearing a lien off the record, and more.

Attendees will learn how to modify workflows, organize due diligence strategies and maintain lien priority for their clients.

Who should join:

  • Attorneys and paralegals in law firms who handle corporate business compliance, entity formation, and mergers and acquisitions
  • In-house counsel and paralegals responsible for corporate compliance
  • Both new and experienced business compliance professionals

Your expert guide:

Daniel W. Lias, Esq. — Transactional Business Consultant
Daniel W. Lias is a transactional business consultant based in CT’s Chicago office. He works with law firms on their due diligence searches and filings. Leveraging his market knowledge, he also assists firms in developing search strategies for the firm’s specific needs. He’s a graduate of the University of South Dakota Law School and has extensive experience with UCC-related issues in both his private practice and as corporate counsel for an invoice factoring firm. He is a member of the South Dakota State Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association.