Speaking Engagement

E- Leasing: Beyond the Law

2018 Legal Forum of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.

Blank Rome Partner Stephen T. Whelan will speak on a roundtable panel at the 2018 Legal Forum of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (“ELFA”), being held May 6 through 8, 2018, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Steve’s session, “E- Leasing: Beyond the Law,” will take place on Tuesday, May 8, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and will explore the most significant operational and documentation issues you will need to address to implement a digital solution. This session will also explore “blockchain” technology and its use in the context of equipment finance.

Steve’s co-panelists will be Raymond W. Dusch (Cisco Systems, Inc.) and Dominic A. Liberatore (DLL).

Other topics to be covered at the Legal Forum are the key issues of air, rail, and marine; motor vehicle; fiscal agency; inside and outside counsel; fraud; syndication; hot topics; municipal leasing; legal update on litigation; legal update on bankruptcy; intro to leasing; tax reform; litigations and advanced provisions; tidewater/damages; state licensing; bundled services; California lenders licensing; securitization; basic lease documentation; and UCC basics and advanced. Additionally, General Sessions covering Legal Updates and Ethics will also be available.

For more information, please visit the event webpage.