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Edwin E. Smith

Edwin E. Smith

Bingham McCutchen LLP

New York, NY, USA


EDWIN E. SMITH is a Partner in the New York City and Boston offices of Bingham McCutchen 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 is currently serving as chair to the drafting committee to consider amendments to the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act and 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:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters An Overview of the Treatment of Secured Creditors Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 , Monday, March 11, 2013
A Summary of the Provisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 , Monday, March 11, 2013
Selected Bankruptcy Issues for Asset-Based Lenders (PowerPoint Slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 , Monday, March 11, 2013
Equipment Financing Issues (PowerPoint Slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 , Monday, March 11, 2013
Sample Form of UCC Article 9 Security Agreement and Perfection Certificate (All Personal Property Assets) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 , Monday, March 11, 2013
Ethics in Asset-Based Lending (PowerPoint Slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 , Monday, March 11, 2013
Ethical Issues in Leveraged Financing Transactions (PowerPoint Slides) - Leveraged Financing 2013 , Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Selected Ethical Issues in Leveraged Financings (February 19, 2013) - Leveraged Financing 2013 , Wednesday, May 08, 2013
A Summary of the Provisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (October 2013) - Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Sample Form of UCC Article 9 Security Agreement and Perfection Certificate (All Personal Property Assets) (October 22, 2013) - Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Drafting the Security Agreement (PowerPoint Slides) - Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 15, 2014
An Overview of the Treatment of Secured Creditors Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (November 2013) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014
Introduction to Asset-Based Lending (PowerPoint Slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014
Sample form of UCC Article 9 Security Agreement and Perfection Certificate (All Personal Property Assets) (October 22, 2013) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014
Ethical Issues in Asset-Based Financing Transactions (PowerPoint Slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014
A Summary of the Provisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (October 2013) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014
Selected Ethical Issues in Asset-Based Financing (November 15, 2013) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014
Selected Bankruptcy Issues for Asset-Based Lenders (PowerPoint Slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014
Web Segment  Web Segment Bankruptcy -- Hot Issues for Secured Creditors - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 , Monday, March 18, 2013
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Leveraged Financing 2013 , Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement - Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 , Thursday, January 16, 2014
A. The Filing System B. Recent Case Law - Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 , Thursday, January 16, 2014
Bankruptcy - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Priority and Enforcement - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Asset Based Financing Foundations - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Transcripts  Transcripts Bankruptcy -- Hot Issues for Secured Creditors - Bankruptcy -- Hot Issues for Secured Creditors , Monday, March 18, 2013
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings , Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A. The Filing System B. Recent Case Law - A. The Filing System B. Recent Case Law , Thursday, January 16, 2014
A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement - A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement , Thursday, January 16, 2014
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Leveraged Financing 2013: Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings , Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 - A. The Filing System B. Recent Case Law - A. The Filing System B. Recent Case Law , Thursday, January 16, 2014
Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 - A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement - A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement , Thursday, January 16, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Asset Based Financing Foundations - Asset Based Financing Foundations , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Leveraged Financing 2013: Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings , Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 - A. The Filing System B. Recent Case Law - A. The Filing System B. Recent Case Law , Thursday, January 16, 2014
Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 - A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement - A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement , Thursday, January 16, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014: Asset Based Financing Foundations - Asset Based Financing Foundations , Tuesday, March 04, 2014
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Leveraged Financing 2013 , Wednesday, May 22, 2013 , New York, NY
Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 29, 2014 , New York, NY
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, March 14, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Leveraged Financing 2014 , Wednesday, May 07, 2014 , New York, NY
Leveraged Financing 2013 , Wednesday, May 08, 2013 , New York, NY
Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 , Wednesday, January 15, 2014 , New York, NY
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014 , Friday, February 28, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Leveraged Financing 2014 , Wednesday, May 07, 2014 , New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Leveraged Financing 2014 , Wednesday, May 07, 2014 , Columbus, OH
Leveraged Financing 2014 , Wednesday, May 07, 2014 , New Brunswick , NJ
Leveraged Financing 2014 , Wednesday, May 07, 2014 , Boston, MA
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