Drafting and Negotiating Security and Other Collateral Agreements
This course will introduce students to security agreements and the key components thereto. It will start by explaining when a security agreement is needed and the process for drafting a security agreement. It will then discuss the concept of perfection of a security interest, including its importance and the process of perfection in various types of collateral. Finally, it will explain the due diligence process involved in a security agreement transaction. The course is designed to provide junior associates with a greater understanding of secured transactions, especially when drafting and negotiating a security agreement.
This class is suitable for attorneys who have a general interest in, or are exposed to, commercial lending transactions.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the key components contained in a security agreement
- Understand how to draft a standard security agreement
- Explain how to perfect a security interest in various types of collateral (e.g., goods, intellectual property and capital stock)
- Conduct due diligence in connection with obtaining a security interest
- Review comments received on a security agreement and determine whether those comments should be accepted or rejected and why
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Apply what you've learned to solve real-world client scenarios, using transaction documents derived from actual deals.
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Deepen your learning in virtual review sessions with an experienced practitioner. Review model answers and ask questions.
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