Basic Business Entities & Other Commercial Borrowers Lenders LearnTM Chapter 1
It is estimated that 30 percent of UCC filings do not have the correct entity name or the correct type of entity.

This webinar reviews characteristics, requirements, creation, advantages and disadvantages of corporations, LLCs, partnerships and other business entities.

Essential legal principles underlying creation and operation of borrower entities are significant issues for lenders concerned with creating effective and enforceable loan documents. This webinar presents a survey of requirements, characteristics, advantages and disadvantages plus creation and documentation issues for the most frequently used type of business entities.


  • Sole Proprietorships
  • General Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Professional Associations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Cooperative Associations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Professional Associations


Lenders, relationship managers, loan assistants, credit analysts, loan reviewers, loan administration and loan operations personnel involved in documenting loans that comply with credit and lien requirements.

Introducing Lenders LearnTM

Lenders LearnTM provides lenders and compliance officers with a deep understanding of secured lending. For each of the 15 core courses (30 hours total), attendees receive a copy of the slides and at least one chapter from Robin’s new 2016 Multistate Secured Lending Guide. Once you have completed the core curriculum, you will have a 17 chapter reference. Whether your bank registers for one or all 15 webinars, you will find the information practical and valuable. See below for 2016 broadcast dates.

1: Basic Business Entities (1/21)

2: The UCC for Lenders (2/3)

3: Loan Doc 101: The Basics (2/10)

4: Loan Doc 101: Business Collateral (2/17)

5 & 6: Loan Doc 101: Perfection by Possession & Control (2/18)

7 & 8: Basic RE Loan Documentation (3/2 & 3/3)

9: Oil & Gas Lending (4/6)

10: Agricultural Lending (4/18)

11: Commercial Loan Documentation (5/3 & 5/4)

12: Letters of Credit (5/17)

13: Lending to Municipalities (8/24)

14, 15, 16: Basic Bankruptcy for Bankers (11/2)

17: Loan Participations (11/17)

Also Recommended:

  • Top Loan Documentation Mistakes (3/30),
  • Advanced Commercial Loan Documentation (6/1)
  • Understanding Commercial Loan Documents (9/20)
  • Understanding Real Estate Loan Documents (9/22)
  • Commercial Real Estate Loan Documentation (12/7)


Robin Russell co-chairs the Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Practice at Andrews Kurth LLP. She represents banks, institutional lenders and corporate borrowers in commercial loan transactions, debt restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings. Robin is the principal author of the Texas Secured Lending Guide, Texas Problem Loan Guide and Texas Real Estate Lending Guide. She is a frequent speaker on banking, bankruptcy and financial restructuring related topics.

Credit Information

Institute of Certified Bankers: Visit http://www.icbmembers.org/login.aspx for instructions regarding self-reporting. Estimated credits: 2 hours/session

CE Awarded: 2 hrs. with the TX State Board of Public Accountancy. There are no prerequisites. ICB: Estimated credits: 2.5 hrs. CLBB (self-reporting).


Live Webinar:

Member price: $275.00 | Non member price $550.00

On-Demand Webinar

Member price: $295.00 | Non member price $560.00


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