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|Collections Webinar for Factors||Webinar||1pm PST|
22 - 24
|2014 Presidents & Senior Executives Meeting||Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star
Marriott Beach Resort
US Virgin Islands
|Due Diligence and Investigations
Workshop with NYIC
|Arno Ristorante||New York, NY|
|Luncheon Meeting with NYIC||Arno Ristorante||New York, NY|
|Portfolio Management Training Class||Westin St. Francis||San Francisco, CA|
9 - 12
|2014 Factoring Conference||Westin St. Francis||San Francisco, CA|
Event details will be posted below as they become available
Collections Webinar for Factors
with Brad R. Magill, Esq. - The Collection Law Group, Inc.
The Venue: Webinar
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 1pm - 2pm PST (Pacific)
- What are best practice internal collection efforts?
- When to consider using a third party to collect?
- What motivates debtors not to pay?
- Why do third party collection efforts work?
- What kind of third party collection firm should you use?
- Should you sue a debtor if they do not pay?
- If you sue a debtor what is the litigation process like?
- What are specific collection issues in the Factoring world?
- How do notifications and verifications effect collections?
- What are things you should have in your factoring agreements to make sure you are protected in the event collections are necessary?
- What are some practical things factors can do to enhance collections?
- What are a few factor collection cases studies you can learn from?
Brad R. Magill, Esq. is the Managing Lawyer of TCLG. He is a lawyer and a CPA. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and has spent the latter part of his professional career in the accounts receivable management and collection world. Mr. Magill is not only a lawyer but a seasoned business debt collector and experienced manager. Mr. Magill performs collection work on behalf of clients and also manages all litigation activity.
The fee for this webinar is $40 ($50 for Non-IFA Members)
2014 Presidents / Senior Executives Meeting
Presidents and Senior Executives of factoring organizations have unique needs. One of the best ways to help with your strategic planning is to spend time discussing those issues with other Presidents and Senior Executives in the factoring industry. This meeting is designed to facilitate that discussion.
The Venue: Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
- Thursday & Friday, January 23rd & 24th, 2014
We will be discussing specific topics that are of concern to Senior Executives. Some of the topics that we will concentrate on are:
- State of the Industry
- Debtor Credit Issues
- Raising Capital through Private Equity
- The Art of Negotiations
- Compensation Issues
- Industry Updates
- Sales & Sales Management
The second component of our meeting will concentrate on networking. We will begin on Wednesday evening with a Welcome Reception. Breakfast and lunch will be held together to give you a chance to network with the other attendees. Dinner on Thursday evening will also be included.
- Philip Cohen - Founder and President, PRN Funding, LLC
Philip Cohen is the founder and President of PRN Funding, LLC. PRN Funding is an extraordinarily focused niche player in healthcare funding. With years of experience in the healthcare industry, PRN Funding exclusively factors the accounts receivable of temporary nurse staffing agencies, medical transcription services, medical coding companies, medical staffing companies, medical supply companies and any other type of business who sells goods or provides services to healthcare institutions. Prior to founding PRN Funding, Mr. Cohen spent a decade responsible for corporate joint ventures, strategic alliances and growth initiatives in the medical transcription industry. As Vice President of Corporate Development for Medical Records Corporation, he initiated and finalized numerous acquisitions, including six medical transcription service companies. Mr. Cohen has an MBA in Finance from The University of Chicago and a Bachelors of Science in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
- Kwesi Rogers - President & CEO, Federal National Commercial Credit
Kwesi Rogers, President & CEO, has been with Federal National since its inception in 1992. He became its President in 2005 and earned the CEO title in 2010. Over the years, Rogers has become a very well known and respected figure among small and large businesses in the government contracting industry. Committed to giving back to the business community, Rogers serves as Chairman of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF). He is on the board of directors of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) and the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (FCCC). Rogers holds a BA from the University of the District of Columbia and an MBA from George Mason University.
Legal counsel will be provided by:
- Mike Ullman, Esq. - Principal - Ullman & Ullman, P.A.
Mike graduated from Nova Law School Cum Laude in 1979, is a member of the Florida Bar and has been admitted pro hac vice in courts and arbitration proceedings throughout the country. Ullman & Ullman, P.A., formed in 1980, specializes in all forms of commercial transactions, litigation and arbitration. Mike is co-counsel to and has lectured for the IFA for over a decade and has published numerous articles including: Factoring Specialized Industries and Stories From the Trenches.
Bob Zadek, Esq. - Buchalter, Nemer
Bob is one of the premier attorneys and an expert in the field of factoring. An attorney with the San Francisco office of Buchalter Nemer, he handles loan documentation, trade finance and letters of credit, loan workouts and bankruptcy. He is a past Chair of the Commercial Financial Services Committee of the Section on Business Law of the American Bar Association, and was a founder and Chair of its Subcommittee on Loan Documentation.
Guest Speaker: TBD
- A special rate at the Marriott has been negotiated:
- $329 for Water View
- You can make reservations by calling the Marriott at 800-524-2000 and ask for the International Factoring Association rate.
Or reserve a room online here:
- Room block expires December 22, 2013.
- AA is the official airline of the IFA. If you or your travel agent call American's toll-free number, 1-800-433-1790
or online at American Airlines, to book your reservations,
you will receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable discount fare. Discounts will apply to American and American Eagle.
Make sure you refer to Auth Number: 7314AB.
The fee for this meeting is $1095 (IFA Members Only)
Note: This meeting is sold out. Please call 800-563-1895, ext 301, to be placed on the wait list.
Due Diligence & Investigations Workshop In Conjunction With the New York Institute of CreditThursday February 13, 2014: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
141 West 38th Street
New York, NY
The Schedule is
- 2:00pm Registration & Networking
- 2:30pm Session I
- 3:45pm Session II
Session I: Investigations for Customer Credit Decisions
Moderator: Allan Spielman, Chief Credit Risk Officer, Rosenthal & Rosenthal
Session II: Factoring Prospects and Factoring Clients
Moderator: Bill Ezzo, Vice President, Capital Business Credit
The fee for this workshop is:
The International Factoring Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org
The IFA offers CLE credits for upcoming programs. For approved programs and states, please contact Heather Villa at email@example.com or 805-773-0011 ext 301.