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Edwin E. Smith

Edwin E. Smith

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Boston and New York , NY, USA


Edwin Smith concentrates his practice in commercial law, debt financings, structured financings, workouts, bankruptcies, and international transactions. He is particularly knowledgeable on commercial law and insolvency matters, both domestic and cross-border. His representations have included those in major bankruptcies including Refco, Lehman, and the City of Detroit. He often advises financial institutions on documentation and risk management issues.

Ed advises creditors and counter-parties on commercial and insolvency risks in sales, leasing, financing, investment securities, and derivatives transactions and has represented parties in major insolvencies. He has been a guest speaker for bar and trade organizations including ALI-CLE, the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the International Insolvency Institute, the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, the Boston Hedge Fund Group, the Commercial Finance Association, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Equipment Leasing Association, the Practicing Law Institute, the Risk Management Association, and various local bar associations. Having actively participated as a Uniform Law Commissioner in the drafting of a number of the recent revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Chambers USA noted he “probably knows as much about UCC as anybody in the country.”

Edwin E. Smith is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters A Summary of the Provisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (October 2016) - Secured Transactions 2017: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Thursday, January 12, 2017
Sample Form of UCC Article 9 Security Agreement and Perfection Certificate (October 2016) - Secured Transactions 2017: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Thursday, January 12, 2017
Drafting the Security Agreement (PowerPoint slides) - Secured Transactions 2017: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Thursday, January 12, 2017
An Overview of the Treatment of Secured Creditors under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (November 2016) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Selected Bankruptcy Issues for Asset-Based Lenders (PowerPoint slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Introduction to Asset-Based Lending (PowerPoint slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Selected Ethical Issues in Asset-Based Financing (Substantive Outline) (November 11, 2016) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethical Issues in Asset-Based Financing Transactions (PowerPoint slides) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
A Summary of the Provisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (November 2016) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Sample Form of UCC Article 9 Security Agreement and Perfection Certificate (All Personal Property Assets) (November 2016) - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Selected Ethical Issues in Leveraged Financings - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Ethical Issues in Leveraged Financing Transactions (PowerPoint slides) - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Basic Building Blocks of UCC Article 9 - Secured Transactions 2017: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Friday, January 13, 2017
Bankruptcy - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Priority and Enforcement - Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Basic Building Blocks of UCC Article 9 - Basic Building Blocks of UCC Article 9, Friday, January 13, 2017
Getting Ready for the Hague Securities Convention , Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Basic Building Blocks of UCC Article 9 - Basic Building Blocks of UCC Article 9, Friday, January 13, 2017
Getting Ready for the Hague Securities Convention - Getting Ready for the Hague Securities Convention , Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Basic Building Blocks of UCC Article 9 - Basic Building Blocks of UCC Article 9, Friday, January 13, 2017
Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Priority and Enforcement - Priority and Enforcement, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethics in Asset Based Lending - Ethics in Asset Based Lending, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings - Ethical Considerations in Leveraged Financings, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web Getting Ready for the Hague Securities Convention - Getting Ready for the Hague Securities Convention , Tuesday, January 24, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Secured Transactions 2017: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 25, 2017, New York, NY
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017, Tuesday, February 14, 2017, New York, NY
Leveraged Financing 2017, Friday, May 12, 2017, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Asset Based Financing Strategies 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, New York, NY
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, New York, NY
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, New York, NY
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, New York, NY
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Nashville, TN
Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, Boston, MA
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Asset Based Financing Strategies 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Boston, MA
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