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2013 4th Annual Conference

April 17th-19th 2013

Four Seasons, The Biltmore, Santa Barbara, CA

Tentative Agenda

Overview Agenda Featured Speakers Speaker Bios Sponsors Venue Registration

Conference Agenda

 

Wednesday April 17th, 2013

 

2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. - Conference Registration and Exhibition Set Up

 

Location: El Rincon

 

6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. –  SAMA Board of  Directors Welcoming Dinner

 

Location: La Pacifica Ballroom

 

Thursday April 18th, 2013

 

7:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Conference Registration

 

Location: El Rincon

 

7:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Exhibition Booths

 

Location: Loggia Terrace and La Salita

 

7:00a.m. – 8:00a.m. – Breakfast with Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley

 

Location: La Pacifica Ballroom

 

8:30a.m. - 9:30a.m. Hot Topics of Special Assets

 

Location: Loggia Ballroom

 

Lindsay Gordon, Executive Director, CIBC

 

David Kopolow, SVP, Special Assets Manager, US Bank  

 

Greg Meis, SVP and Special Assets Manager, City National Bank

 

Seth Moldoff, SVP and Division Manager Credit Resolution Group, Wells Fargo

 

Jim Petroff, SVP, Special Assets Department, Comerica Bank

 

9:50a.m. - 10:50a.m. Mediation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution

 

Location: Loggia Ballroom

 

Larry Abelson, Vice President & Senior Counsel, Commercial Workouts,

    Bank of the West

 

Hon. Mitchell Goldberg, Ret., Judicate West

 

David McCarty, Partner, Sheppard Mullin

 

11:00a.m. - 11:30a.m. Refreshments

 

Location: Loggia Terrace

 

11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Breakout Sessions

 

Finding Hidden Assets

 

Location: El Jardin

 

Juval Aviv, President & CEO, Interfor, Inc.

 

Jeff Brandlin, President, Brandlin & Associates

 

Larry Scherzer, CEO, Scherzer International

 

Engagement of Financial Consultants and Advisors

 

Location: Las Flores

 

James Downes, CTP, BBK

 

Barry Freeman, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

 

Bob Riiska, Senior Managing Director, Focus Management Group

 

Joel Steiner, Senior Vice President / Senior Credit Administrator

    Real Estate Special Assets Department, Union Bank

 

Guaranty Defense

 

Location: El Presidente

 

Steve Bloom, Attorney, Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato, L.C.,

 

Robbin Itkin, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

 

Jim Wright, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer

 

Mike Zandpour, SVP and Sr. Counsel, City National Bank

 

Loan Sales

 

Location: La Fonda

 

John Pappas, FVP Special Assets, Far East National Bank

 

Lisa Kim, First Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Hanmi Bank

 

12:20p.m. - 1:30p.m. – SAMA Lunch

 

Location: La Pacifica Ballroom

 

2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. -  Breakout Sessions

 

Specialized Lending Workout

 

Location: La Fonda

 

Cyndee Herles, SVP Western Division, Comerica

 

Richard Rogan, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

 

TDR 2013- The Ever Changing Landscape

 

Location: Las Flores

 

Robert Coleman, Regional Accountant, FDIC

 

Raymond Munoz, Accounting & Tax/ Director, Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting,

    Private National Mortgage Acceptance Company

 

Leslie Reuter, SVP & Manager, Commercial Special Assets, California Bank & Trust

 

Wally Young, Director, Risk Coordination Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 

Interest Rate Swap

 

Location: El Jardin

 

Stuart Richter, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP

 

Issues in Taking Additional Interest in Borrower: Expansion of Collateral Base

 

Location: El Presidente

 

Michael Fletcher, Shareholder, Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato, L.C.,

 

Tony Lee, Senior Vice President, East West Bank

 

David Scheiber, Senior Vice President, Boston Private Bank

 

3:00p.m.- 3:30p.m. Refreshments

 

Location: Loggia Terrace

 

3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m.  Perspectives from the Executive Management

 

Location: Loggia Ballroom

 

Greg Bloyd, Senior Vice President, BDDC, LLC

 

J.P. Gough, CEO, Orange County Business Bank

 

Larry Schiff, EVP, Director of Credit Risk Management, East West Bank

 

Chris Warmuth, President, City National Bank

 

6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. SAMA Mixer

 

Location: La Pacifica Terrace

 

Friday April 19th, 2013

 

7:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Conference Registration

 

Location: El Rincon

 

7:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Exhibition Booths

 

Location: Loggia Terrace and La Salita

 

7:00a.m. - 8:00a.m. Breakfast With a KeyNote Speaker: The Current State of the Court System

 

Location: La Pacifica Ballroom

 

Speaker: Judge Daniel J. Buckley, L.A. Superior Court

 

8:30a.m. - 9:30a.m. Lender Liability

 

Location: Loggia Ballroom

 

Joel Berman, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

 

Tom Robins, Attorney, Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato, L.C.,

 

Chris Lenhart, SVP & Associate General Counsel, Head, Commercial Lending, Special Assets Group and

    Capital Markets Legal Teams, U.S. Bank National Association

 

9:50a.m. - 10:50a.m. Pre- and Post-judgment Remedies

 

Location: Loggia Ballroom

 

David Morrison, Vice President Special Assets, City National Bank

 

Barry Smith, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer

 

Commissioner Matthew St. George, LA Superior Court

 

Wayne Terry, Partner, Hemar, Rousso & Heald, LLP

 

Doug Wilson, Chairman & CEO, Douglas Wilson Companies

 

11:00a.m.- 11:30a.m. Refreshments

 

Location: Loggia Terrace

 

11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Breakout Sessions

 

Fear No Evil (not even a Chapter 11): 363 Sales and Other Creditor Tools

 

Location: El Jardin

 

Bill Freeman, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

 

Ron Greenspan, Senior Managing Director, Co-Leader Real Estate Solutions, FTI Consulting

 

Greg Bloyd, Senior Vice President, BDDC, LLC

 

Managing Litigation

 

Location: La Fonda

 

Jeffrey Hill, General Counsel, California Bank and Trust

 

Isabelle Ord, Partner, DLA Piper

 

Tom Turner, Special Assets Manager, Senior Vice President, Grandpoint Bank

 

Monetary Velocity and Inflation

 

Location: El Presidente

 

Larry Schiff, EVP, Director of Credit Risk Management, East West Bank

 

Tingting Zhang, President, The TerraCotta Group

 

12:20p.m. - 1:30p.m. SAMA Lunch with an Economist: Is the Good News Good Enough?

 

Location: La Pacifica Ballroom

 

Speaker: Edward Leamer, Chauncey K Medberry Chair in Management/ Professor in Economics & Statistics Director, UCLA Anderson

 

2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. Regulatory Update

 

Location: Loggia Ballroom

 

John Bowman, Partner, Venable’s Financial Services Group

 

Jeff Curry, Managing Director, Forensic and Litigation Consulting, FTI Consulting

 

Jeff Hare, Partner, DLA Piper

 

Pam Martin, Senior Supervisory Financial Analyst, Federal Reserve Board

 

Maureen A. Young, Senior Regulatory Counsel, Legal Division- San Francisco, Union Bank