Business Law, Ethics and Lender Liability - The Promissory Note, Tort Reform and its Impact on the Borrower

Instructor: David L Osburn
Product ID: 704698
Training Level: Basic
  • 10
  • March 2017
  • 09:00 AM PST | 12:00 PM EST
    Duration: 60 Min

Live Online Training
March 10, Friday 09:00 AM PST | 12:00 PM EST | Duration: 60 Min

One Dial-in One Attendee
Group-Max. 10 Attendees/Location
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recorded version

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This training program will provide insight into business law basics and lender liability. The webinar will explore the basics of business law including the judicial process, stages of litigation, alternatives to litigation (arbitration and mediation), and business structure. Attendees will gain an understanding of contract law, problem loan situations, and bank collection efforts. Additionally, the related concept of lender liability will be reviewed including the technical aspects of this vital area and recent industry trends.

"Business Law Basics and Lender Liability - How the Legal System Can Help You and How You Can Avoid a Lawsuit" - This course is approved by NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy). Attendees of Live Webinar are eligible for 1.2 CPE credit up on full completion of the course.

Why Should You Attend:

This webinar will provide bankers with a basic framework of business law including the judicial process. Emphasis will be placed on how the legal system can help/harm bankers including how to avoid a lawsuit due to lender liability through maintaining both ethical behavior and effective negotiations.

A review of the stages of litigation, alternatives to litigation including arbitration and mediation, and the borrower’s business structure (from a legal perspective), will be displayed. The webinar will also cover the nature and characteristics of contracts (promissory notes), problem loan situations, and collection efforts. Additionally, banking regulations and tort reform will be discussed.

This webinar will also cover the concept of lender liability including recent industry trends and will address some of the technical aspects of this often overlooked subject. This webinar is a must for all bankers who want to better understand business law basics and avoid expensive, unwanted litigation.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • The difference between law and ethics and why it matters from a lender liability standpoint
  • Negotiations and the law
  • The judicial process including the stages of litigation
  • Alternatives to litigation including arbitration and mediation
  • The borrower’s business structure and the law
  • The nature and characteristics of contracts (the promissory note)
  • Problem loan situations (what happens when a good loan turns bad)
  • Collections - how hard can you push?
  • Overview of banking regulations
  • Other business law issues including tort reform and its impact on the borrower
  • Lender liability and recent industry trends
  • Technical aspects of lender liability

Who Will Benefit:

  • Business Owners
  • Commercial Lenders
  • Relationship Managers
  • Business Development Officers
  • Private Bankers
  • Branch Managers
  • Assistant Branch Managers
  • Credit Analysts
  • Compliance Managers and Officers
  • Risk Managers and Officers
  • Controllers
  • Presidents/Vice Presidents
  • Managers/Supervisors
  • Sales Representatives
  • Marketing Personnel
  • Retail Businesses Owners
  • Maintenance and Security Employees
  • Stock Room Personnel
  • Business Vendors
Instructor Profile:
David L Osburn

David L Osburn
Owner, Osburn and Associates, LLC

David L. Osburn is the founder of Osburn & Associates, LLC, a business training and contract CFO firm that provides webinars, webinars, and keynote speeches for CPAs, bankers, attorneys, credit managers, and business owners on topics such as banking/finance/credit, negotiation skills, marketing, and management issues.

Mr. Osburn’s contract CFO clients include medical practitioners, financial institutions, law firms, CPA firms, architects, real estate developers, and contractors. His extensive professional background of over 30 years includes 16 years as a business trainer/contract CFO and 16 years as a bank commercial lender including the position of vice president/senior banking officer. His banking credentials include loan underwriting, loan work-out, management, and business development.

He has been an adjunct college professor (MBA and undergraduate courses) for over 30 years, teaching at Regis University and the College of Southern Nevada. He holds an MBA from Utah State University, a BS in Finance from Brigham Young University, and is a graduate of the ABA National Commercial Lending School at the University of Oklahoma. Additionally, Mr. Osburn holds the professional designation of Certified Credit & Risk Analyst (CCRA) as granted by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM).

We are registered with and adhere to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education programs of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Our registration number is 109066. Please check with the governing body of your license and state for specific CPE requirements. Grievances may be forwarded to the company at 650 620 3961. Grievances may also be forwarded to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors-NASBA, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417, 615-880-4200,, e-mail

Field of Study Minutes CPE
Business Law 60 1.2
Total Duration - 60 Min Total Credits - 1.2

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