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Edwin E. Smith

Edwin E. Smith

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

New York, NY, USA


EDWIN E. SMITH is a partner in the New York City and Boston offices of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP.  He concentrates his practice in general commercial and insolvency law.  He is a member of the teaching faculty at the Morin Center for Banking Law Studies at Boston University Law School, where he has taught secured transactions and teaches transnational lending and trade finance.  He has also served as a lecturer on secured transactions at Northeastern University Law School of Law, Harvard Law School and Suffolk Law School.  As a Uniform Law Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, he has served as a member of the drafting committees for the 1995 revisions of Article 5 (letters of credit) and the 1999 revisions of Article 9 (secured transactions) of the Uniform Commercial Code and as the chair of the drafting committee that formulated the 2002 amendments to Articles 3 (negotiable instruments) and 4 (bank deposits and collections) of the Uniform Commercial Code.  He served on the drafting committees for the Uniform Certificate of Title Act (2005), the Uniform Assignment of Rents Act (2005), the Uniform Manufactured Housing Act (2012) and as chair of the Joint Review Committee that drafted the 2010 amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.  He recently served as chair to the drafting committee for the 2014 amendments to the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (formerly the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act) and is currently serving as a Uniform Law Commission representative to the Permanent Editorial Board of the Uniform Commercial Code.  Mr. Smith is a past Chair of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and a past member of the Council for the Business Law Section.  He also served as a U.S. delegate on the United Nations Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade and as a U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) working group on creating a secured transactions guide for legislation in United Nations member countries.  He is a member of the American Law Institute, the National Bankruptcy Conference (for which he serves on the executive committee), the American College of Bankruptcy (for which he serves on the board of directors) and the International Insolvency Institute and is a past President of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.  He is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School.
Edwin E. Smith is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Sample Form of UCC Article 9 Security Agreement and Perfection Certificate (October 2015) - Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need To Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 13, 2016
A Summary of the Provisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (October 16, 2015) - Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need To Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Drafting the Security Agreement (PowerPoint slides) - Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need To Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 13, 2016
An Overview of the Treatment of Secured Creditors under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (November 2015) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Monday, February 29, 2016
Selected Bankruptcy Issues for Asset-Based Lenders (PowerPoint slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Monday, February 29, 2016
Selected Ethical Issues in Asset-Based Financing (November 11, 2015) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Monday, February 29, 2016
Ethical Issues in Asset-Based Financing Transactions (PowerPoint slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Monday, February 29, 2016
Introduction to Asset-Based Lending (PowerPoint slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Monday, February 29, 2016
A Summary of the Provisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (October 16, 2015) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Monday, February 29, 2016
Sample Form of UCC Article 9 Security Agreement and Perfection Certificate (All Personal Property Assets) (October 2015) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Monday, February 29, 2016
Selected Ethical Issues in Leveraged Financings (Substantive Outline) (February 12, 2016) - Leveraged Financing 2016, Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need To Know About UCC Article 9 , Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Filing System and Case Law Developments - Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need To Know About UCC Article 9 , Thursday, January 14, 2016
Equipment Financing - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Friday, March 04, 2016
Priority and Enforcement - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Friday, March 04, 2016
Asset Based Financing Foundations - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Friday, March 04, 2016
Bankruptcy - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Leveraged Financing 2016, Thursday, May 05, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Filing System and Case Law Developments - The Filing System and Case Law Developments, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Asset Based Financing Foundations - Asset Based Financing Foundations, Friday, March 04, 2016
Equipment Financing - Equipment Financing, Friday, March 04, 2016
Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement, Friday, March 04, 2016
Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings, Thursday, May 05, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement, Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Filing System and Case Law Developments - The Filing System and Case Law Developments, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Asset Based Financing Foundations - Asset Based Financing Foundations, Friday, March 04, 2016
Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy, Friday, March 04, 2016
Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending, Friday, March 04, 2016
Equipment Financing - Equipment Financing, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings, Thursday, May 05, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement, Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Filing System and Case Law Developments - The Filing System and Case Law Developments, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Asset Based Financing Foundations - Asset Based Financing Foundations, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending, Friday, March 04, 2016
Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy, Friday, March 04, 2016
Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement, Friday, March 04, 2016
Equipment Financing - Equipment Financing, Friday, March 04, 2016
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings, Thursday, May 05, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need To Know About UCC Article 9 , Tuesday, January 19, 2016, New York, NY
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, Wednesday, March 09, 2016, New York, NY
Leveraged Financing 2016, Saturday, May 07, 2016, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Monday, February 06, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Monday, February 06, 2017, New York, NY
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