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Steven O. Weise

Steven O. Weise

Proskauer Rose LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA


Steven Weise practices in all areas of commercial law, with an emphasis on financings.  Steve is a member of the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code and a member of the Council of the American Law Institute.  He is a member of the current UCC Articles 1, 3, 9 + Electronic Registry for Mortgage Notes Drafting Committee.  He was a member of the Drafting Committee on Amendments to Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 (2010) and was the American Bar Association’s Advisor to the Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 Drafting Committee (1993 – 1999).  He is the American Bar Association’s Representative to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law’s Working Group on Security Interests and was the Reporter for National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws – American Law Institute Drafting Committee to Harmonize North American Law with Regard to the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade Convention.  He was a member of the U.S. Delegation to the UNIDROIT Model Law on Leasing project.

He was the Chair of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. Steve is a past chair of its Committee on Personal Property Secured Financing and a past chair of its Committee on Legal Opinions.  He is also a member of the New York TriBar Opinion Committee.  He was the Reporter for the TriBar Report on UCC Security Interest Opinions, the TriBar Report on Opinions on Secondary Sales of Securities (UCC Article 8), and the American Bar Association’s Legal Opinion Principles and Guidelines for the Preparation of Closing Opinions.  He is the former chair of the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar and is the past Chair of its Committee on the Uniform Commercial Code.  He is the author of extensive Annual Updates on Commercial Law published by the American Bar Association and the State Bar of California. He also publishes articles on personal property secured transactions in the American Bar Association publication The Business Lawyer and lectures widely on commercial law topics, contract drafting (including use of “plain English”), and legal opinion letters.

Steve has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, the American Bar Association (Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section), and the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California.

Education

Yale University (B.A., 1971); University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D., 1974).

Steven O. Weise is associated with the following items:
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
The Filing System and Case Law Developments Under UCC Article 9 - The Filing System and Case Law Developments Under UCC Article 9, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks - Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Thursday, January 11, 2018
UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks—Attachment, Perfection, and Priority (PowerPoint slides) - Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Commercial Law Developments 2016–2017 (PowerPoint slides) - Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Thursday, January 11, 2018
2016–2017 Commercial Law Developments (July 1, 2017) - Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Filing System and Case Law Developments Under UCC Article 9 - Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Filing System and Case Law Developments Under UCC Article 9 - The Filing System and Case Law Developments Under UCC Article 9, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement - UCC Article 9: Basic Building Blocks and Drafting the Security Agreement, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Filing System and Case Law Developments Under UCC Article 9 - The Filing System and Case Law Developments Under UCC Article 9, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Wednesday, January 17, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Boston, MA
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Cleveland, OH
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Mechanicsburg, PA
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Columbus, OH
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Nashville, TN
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
Secured Transactions 2019: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, Monday, January 07, 2019, Indianapolis, IN
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