Chapter 7 & 13 Consumer Bankruptcies: Special Rules, Cramdowns & Risks

Is bankruptcy the end of the line? Can anything be done to protect your financial institution’s interests? Join us to learn all the special processes lenders can use to preserve their interests in consumer bankruptcies.

After This Webinar You’ll Be Able To:

  • Determine when a proof of claim should be filed
  • Understand the appropriate time to repossess and foreclose on collateral
  • Distinguish when a cramdown is permitted
  • Explain how to properly complete a reaffirmation agreement
  • Understand what can be done after the debtor is discharged
  • Identify when the debtor can voluntarily agree to pay the lender

Webinar Details
The consumer bankruptcy process is complicated, time-consuming, and expensive. Many lenders waste time and money handling bankruptcies because the bankruptcy rules aren’t clearly understood. This webinar will explain the actions required to protect your financial institution’s interests in each bankruptcy situation. It will cover both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies and explain all the processes, including exempt property, fraudulent transfers, preference payments, cramdowns, reaffirmations, and rights of setoff.

Who Should Attend?
This informative session will benefit loan officers, loan operations personnel, credit administration personnel, collectors, attorneys, managers, and others involved in the bankruptcy process.

Take-Away Toolkit

  • Links to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to obtain fillable online forms
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz
  • PDF of slides and speaker’s contact info for follow-up questions
  • Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits

NOTE: All materials are subject to copyright. Transmission, retransmission, or republishing of any webinar to other institutions or those not employed by your institution is prohibited. Print materials may be copied for eligible participants only.

Presenter Bio

Elizabeth Fast, JD, CPA – Spencer Fane LLP

Elizabeth Fast is a partner with Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP where she specializes in the representation of financial institutions. Fast is the head of the firm’s training division. She received her law degree from the University of Kansas and her undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University. In addition, she has a Master of Business Administration degree and she is a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Spencer Fane, she was General Counsel, Senior Vice President, and Corporate Secretary of a $9 billion bank with more than 130 branches, where she managed all legal, regulatory, and compliance functions.

Registration Options

  • $245 – Live Webinar Access
  • $245 – OnDemand Access + Digital Download
  • $350 – Both Live & On-Demand Access + Digital Download
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Oct 04 2022


10:00 am - 11:30 am



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