Credit, Credit Everywhere…

“Credit” is the topic of so many discussions these days.  From the $85 billion “loan” the US is giving AIG to the effect the credit “markets” have on business, to the impact of the mortgage (credit) crisis. An area getting less focus (and more deserving of attent Continue reading

Who Would Have Thought…

…that we would have to prop up Fannie, Freddie and AIG at the same time?  There are so many interesting discussions going on around these actions.  Where do we draw the line?  What interest is really being protected by putting these scores of billions of Treasury dollars into these companie Continue reading

A Down-to-Earth Collection Resource

I’ve become very impressed with the work of Michelle Dunn, author, consultant and former owner of a collection agency built from scratch.  Michelle’s books and articles stress many of the same things I’ve been saying about how small businesses have to protect themselves when grant Continue reading

Beyond the Nigerian Email Scam

If you are reading this, you most certainly have at one time received an email from the sister-in-law to the Finance Minister of Nigeria (or someone like her), telling you they have $xx million in a bank they need to get out and you can help and get 10% (or some incredible number).  The whole idea Continue reading

Get out there and volunteer!

I’m sure that’s a pretty strange title for a post on a law blog.  But today I was reviewing where I spent my time in the last several days.  I found that a good bit of my time was spent on volunteer activities.  I’m not blowing my own horn, but sharing how I think those sorts of Continue reading

50-State Judgment Renewal Timing

A couple of weeks ago, a client whose national recoveries we manage asked if I knew where there was a list of the judgment renewal deadlines in the fifty states.  I didn’t have one handy, but offered to search.  I posted a question on the NARCA listserv and offered to share the results.  I Continue reading

Consignment Question

Recently, we published our Client Advisory, including an article on Consignments.  One of our colleagues asked: Fine article. Question, if you don’t mind: Does the authenticated notification required to be sent by a consignor pursuant to UCC Sec. 9-324(b)(2) need to be sent to other consignor Continue reading

Pittsburgh Seminar on Judgment Enforcement

One of our top experts on Judgment Enforcement and collections, Nick Krawec, will be participating in a seminar on September 12 2008 in Pittsburgh.  If you have an interest in this topic, Nick is one of the best! Bob Bernstein To Register:   Seminar ID: 360408 Your priority code is: 306960. Pl Continue reading

Welcome to our law blog

Our new law blog allows us to have more interaction with our clients and colleagues, as well as with those interested in our topics. Because of the fields of law in which we practice (Creditor’s Rights, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, and Business Law) most of our posts and discussion will be Continue reading