Current Educational Offerings from CRF’s Friends of the Foundation


Arent Fox LLP

Why Businesses Should Consider Serving on an Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors July 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Economic Agglomeration and Bankruptcy in the Retail Sector: The Domino Effect 3Q2016 CRF News


Blakeley LLP

The U.S. Supreme Court Speaks to Suppliers on Documenting a Customer and Guarantor’s Assets Who Later Files Bankruptcy 3Q2018 CRF News

An Update on Customer-Demanded Supplier Concession Strategies and Supplier Responses (Beyond Saying No) 3Q2018 Journal

The U.S. Supreme Court Sides with AmEx and Their Anti‐Steering Card Acceptance Policy: The Impact (Lower Margins) and the Credit Team’s Strategy in Response July 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Supply Chain Bankruptcy Preference Releases: Good News for the Credit Team, But Watch for the Claim Offset 2Q2018 Journal

Rolling Out a Credit Card Surcharge Program in Canada: It’s on the Horizon 2Q2018 CRF News

Supplier Pacts, the Antitrust Laws and the Poultry Supplier Suits: Takeaways for a Group Collection Strategy 1Q2018 Journal

The US Supreme Court is Set to Rule on Yet Another Credit Card Topic 4Q2017 CRF News

Restaurant Chain Chapter 11s: Red Flags and Accounts Receivable Strategies, Pre- and Post-Filing, for the Credit Team 2017 White Paper

Disputed Accounts, Litigation Holds and Preserving Emails & Electronic Information: Best Practices for the Credit (and Sales) Team 3Q2017 CRF News

Insolvent Customers, Supplier Pacts and the Antitrust Laws:  Strategy for the Credit Team to Maximize Transparency and Leverage Payments 2017 White Paper

Avoiding a Customer Challenge – Your Team Has Identified and Verified the Heightened Credit Risk, Even Insolvency Risk, with a Key Customer: Steps to Move the Customer from Credit Terms to Cash 2Q2017 CRF News

Insolvent Customers, Supplier Pacts and the Antitrust Laws: Tips for the Credit Team to Maximize Transparency and Leverage Payments 4Q2016 CRF News

Credit Team Due Diligence, Setting Terms (Normal and Extended) and Risk Evaluation: Antitrust and Contractual Restrictions on Information Gathering and Sharing 4Q2016 CRF News

A New Development With Vendor as Lender: Using Terms Pushback Strategy as a Source of Financing to Assist in Acquiring a Competitor 3Q2016 CRF News

Why Your Customer’s Finance Team’s Hotest Metric (ROIC) Is Another Reason They Are Pushing Back On Terms 2Q2016 CRF News

Customer-Sponsored Credit Enhancement Programs (Consignment And PMSI): Reducing Supplier A/R And Preference Risk, Or Opening The Door For A Priority Fight? 1Q2016 CRF News

Seven More Reasons Why Customers are Adopting a Terms Push Back Strategy and What Suppliers Can Do to Fight Back 1Q2016 Journal

A History of Credit Card Transaction Costs and the Suppliers Newly Minted Right to Surcharge to Make Credit Cards a More Competitive Payment Channel 4Q2015 Journal

The States Credit Card Anti-Surcharge Legislation, Both Enacted and Proposed:  Reason for the Supplier to Reconsider a Nationwide Surcharge Rollout 2015 White Paper

Terms Pushback and the Supplier Decision Tree with the Indispensible Customer: Supply Chain Finance *Customer* Versus Early Pay Discount or Holding the AR to Term *Supplier* 3Q2015 Journal


Cooley LLP

U.S. Supreme Court’s Recent Decision May Slow Trend Towards Online Retail July 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Giving Unsecured Creditors a Voice: The Benefits of Participating on Creditors’ Committees 4Q2016 CRF News


Elliott Greenleaf

Update on Delaware’s Unclaimed Property Audit and SOS VDA Program 4Q2017 CRF News

Delaware Further Reforms Its Unclaimed Property Laws 4Q2015 CRF News


Lowenstein Sandler LLP

A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Sweetens Creditors’ New Value Preference Defense 3Q2018 CRF News

Financial Statements Do Not Tell the Whole Story 3Q2018 Journal

Prudent Collection Action May Be Hazardous to Your Preference Defense June 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Remain on Guard: Lessons for Trade Creditors in a post-Toys “R” Us World 2Q2018 CRF News

Understanding DIP Financing Order – Look a Little Closer 1Q2018 CRF News

TCI as Protection from Bankruptcy Preference Risk March 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Jevic – A Paradigm Shift for General Unsecured Creditors? Only Time Will Tell 4Q2017 CRF News

Positioning for Retail Bankruptcies 2Q2017 CRF News

After Ruling in Expressions, Supreme Court Summarily Vacates Fifth Circuit Decision Upholding Texas Surcharge Prohibition and Denies Review of Eleventh Circuit Decision Striking Down Florida’s Surcharge Ban 1Q2017 CRF News Supplement

U.S. Supreme Court Questions Constitutionality of New York Credit Card Surcharge Ban as a Regulation of Commercial Speech 1Q2017 CRF News

A General Overview of the Treatment of Intellectual Property Licenses in Bankruptcy 1Q2017 CRF News

What Constitutes Sufficient Notification of a Security Interest to Cut Off Trade Creditors’ Setoff Rights? 4Q2016 CRF News

A Little More You Need to Know About the “Ordinary Course of Business” and “New Value” Preference Defenses 3Q2016 Journal

Cautionary Tale for Section 503(b)(9) Claimants: Filing a Proof of Claim Might Thwart Recovery 3Q2016 CRF News

The Benefits of Properly Documenting a Consignment Transaction and the Potential For Recovery By Creditors that Don’t! 2Q2016 CRF News

Considering the Legal Ramifications of Using Social Media in Credit Decisioning: The New Reality for Credit Professionals 1Q2016 CRF News


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