Lending Essentials: Business Entities
Characteristics, Requirements, Creation, Advantages and Disadvantages of Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships and Other Entities for Lenders

Essential legal principles underlying creation and operation of borrower entities are significant issues for lenders concerned with creating effective and enforceable loan documents. It is estimated that 30 percent of UCC filings do not have the correct name of the entity or identify the correct type of entity.

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.


  • Corporations
  • Subchapter S Corporations
  • Partnerships-General and Limited
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Professional Corporations
  • Trusts
  • Associations


The program has been created for lenders, relationship managers, loan assistants, credit analysts, loan reviewers, loan administration personnel and loan operations personnel who are involved in documenting loans that comply with both credit and lien requirements.


Robin Russell co-chairs the Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Practice at Andrews Kurth LLP. She combines a depth of experience in bankruptcy restructuring and litigation with financial transactions. She has represented corporate debtors, liquidating trustees, bondholders, unsecured creditors’ committees, bank groups, private equity funds, landlords, trade creditors and bidders for estate assets in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings and has litigated fraudulent conveyance and preference claims. She also represents banks, institutional lenders and corporate borrowers in commercial loan transactions and debt restructurings. 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


Live Webinar:

Member price: $275.00 | Non member price $550.00

On-Demand Webinar

Member price: $295.00 | Non member price $560.00


Online: Visit the CBA Webinar Catalog

Mail: Click here and mail completed form with check payable to ConferenceEdge to: (Mail at least 10 days prior to event)

1516 Xavier St., Ste 500, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: Call ConferenceEdge at (877) 988-7526 (credit card payments only)

Please Note:

  • Preferred Payment Method: Online
  • Please register online or by phone when paying with a credit card
  • Payment Must Accompany Registration – Invoices are Not Provided

Register online up to day of event. Earlier registration allows time to check your computer for an optimal experience.