The long-time-coming UCC amendments regarding digital assets, virtual currencies, and electronic payments are just around the corner, and now is the time to get ready for their practical implications. Our distinguished faculty will clarify what's changing, how the new rules mesh with the old, and what your clients can and must do to prepare. Get up-to-the-minute advice - register today!
Clarify the new definition of controllable electronic records (CERs).
Analyze new rules on transfer of interest in intangible assets and the rights of transferees.
Understand how the new rules will affect electronic payments and transactions.
Learn how the new UCC Article 12 fits in with Article 9, E-Sign, and UETA.
Come away with tips for helping your clients make sense of the new requirements and manage potential risks.
What's in the Proposed UCC Article 12?
What is a Controllable Electronic Record (CER)?
CER vs. "Transferrable Record" Under E-Sign or UETA
What Constitutes a "Qualifying Purchaser"
CER Transfers, Tethering, the Rights of Transferees
Payment Rights and UCC Article 9 Exceptions
Choice of Law Rules in Proposed Article 12
"Bundled" Transactions Rules
Definition of Chattel Paper
How Article 12 and Article 9 Overlap and Interact
How the Proposed Change Will Affect Lender, Fiduciaries, Business Clients
Helping Clients Identify Potential Exposures and Mitigate Risks
Mark Stignani is a partner in the Minneapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Mr. Stignani is the chair of the firm's data analytics practice group, applies his intellectual curiosity, technical and research savvy, and penchant for innovation to create a broad spectrum of analytics and strategic review of clients' corporate transactions, reorganizations, and intellectual property endeavors. He earned his J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law while working for Alliant Techsystems, and previously he had completed postgraduate work in robotics and control systems at the University of Minnesota and National Technological University while working at Honeywell, Inc. Further, Mr. Stignani is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP). He offers his insights through dozens of webinars annually and serves as a regular lecturer at colleges and universities across the state of Minnesota. Mr. Stignani also is a frequent speaker at for various associations and conferences, including Reel Lawyer, Black Hills IP Analytics Series, LES International, and Practicing Law Institute.
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