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Best Practice: Collection Techniques in the U.S.
July 09 2013 10.00am


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Join our 1- hour webinar for an “Edge-Up” on debt recovery in the US. In debt collecting, location matters and collecting can be complicated.…… find the best places to bring your claims and sift through this complicated process. Share experiences, innovations, and technologies to help you collect payments in a timely, efficient manner without violating state or federal laws. Other topics of interest include an overview of U.S. commercial collection law, shipping and insurance, personal guaranty, letters of credit, and credit applications.


Lewis J. Cohn

cohnLewis J. Cohn is the Managing Partner in the law firm of Cohn & Dussi, LLC. He heads the Banking, Finance, Equipment Leasing and Litigation Departments, and is a managing member of the Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Departments. Mr. Cohn’s practice is concentrated in representing lenders in all phases of the commercial loan process with specific knowledge in the collection, workout and liquidation of troubled debt. He is an aggressive attorney with a primary goal of providing clients with the most effective and economical solution to their legal issues. He has developed a special expertise in the representation of equipment lessors, lenders and banks in leasing transactions, asset-based transactions and workouts. He has a broad background of litigation experience, regularly appearing before the state, federal and bankruptcy courts.

Mr. Cohn holds a LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law and a J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law. He is a member of the Massachusetts and District of Columbia Bars. He is also a member of the Equipment Leasing Association (ELA), the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA), the Lease Enforcement Attorney Network (LEAN), The Massachusetts Bankers Association, the Northeast Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and the National Equipment Finance Association Legal Committee. In addition, Mr. Cohn is a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a frequent speaker at many equipment leasing and banking educational seminars and conferences.

John J. Dussi

dussiJohn J. Dussi is a founding partner in the law firm of Cohn & Dussi, LLC. For more than 25 years, Mr. Dussi, in his position as lead attorney for the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has represented a number of institutional and corporate clients in the practice areas of general corporate, workouts, creditors’ rights and litigation in the State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Dussi is admitted to practice in the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts and the United States Appeals Court for the First Circuit. He is also a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, assisting in the enforcement of obligations due to the Commonwealth. In addition, Mr. Dussi is involved in the formation and management of a number of not for profit organizations in the Commonwealth for which he serves as general counsel.

Mr. Dussi is a faculty member for the Lorman Education Services Group and, in that capacity, regularly speaks on the topic of “Collection Law in Massachusetts.” He is an active member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, the Trial Lawyers Association of America, the International Association of Commercial Collectors and the Commercial Law League of America.

Daniel Shibilia, Esq

shibiliaDaniel J. Shibilia is an Associate Attorney, managing the firm’s Pre-Litigation Collection Department. Mr. Shibilia focuses his practice in commercial and consumer collections, representing secured and unsecured creditors. Mr. Shibilia is also part of the firm’s growing Estate Planning department drafting comprehensive estate plans to help clients plan for the future. Mr. Shibilia is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Mr. Shibilia is a 2008 graduate of Salem State College (B.S.) and a 2012 graduate of the Massachusetts School of Law (J.D.). Prior to joining Cohn & Dussi, Mr. Shibilia spent his undergraduate career interning with the Essex Juvenile Court’s Probation Department and working for Massachusetts Department of Youth Services.






Registration Fees

  FCIB/NACM Member: Non-Member:
Before 6/25/2013
$95 $195
After 6/25/2013 $145 $245

Registration Fees Include:

  • One telephone and web connection at one physical location

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registration fees, less a $50 processing fee will be refunded for written cancellations received 7 days before the program start date. No refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the program start date. Substitutions are permitted.

Certificate of Attendance

Participants who attend this webinar will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For additional participants from the same company as the main registrant, please use this form.

*All additional participants must be received before the start of the webinar to receive the Certificate.

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Accreditation Points

Participants earn 2 Education and 2 Participation Points towards the International Certified Credit Executive (ICCE) certification/recertification.