Credit Complications in Food and Agriculture: Tricks, Traps, and Best Practices for Getting Paid
Date: 08/5/2024
Start Time: 11:00 AM PT
End Time: 12:00 PM PT

This session will look at what’s different about “getting paid” in agriculture, including payment structures, unique financing features, agricultural liens and trusts, and strategies for dealing with crisis situations.

Instructor Brandy A. Sargent
Brandy Sargent, Partner K&L Gates LLP, represents debtors, lenders, vendors, purchasers, and official and unofficial committees in a variety of commercial and agricultural bankruptcy, workout, and litigation matters. Brandy has significant
experience representing vendors, customers, and other contract counterparties in complex payment, performance, and contract compliance issues arising in bankruptcy and insolvency matters. She regularly advises clients regarding supply chain disruptions arising in bankruptcy and insolvency cases. In addition, she has specific experience advising clients regarding consignment agreements, purchase money security interests, and warehouse and transportation liens. In agribusiness insolvency matters, Brandy assists clients with unique issues arising under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA), Food Security Act (FSA), state agricultural lien statutes, and cooperative member and marketing agreements.

Event Sponsor:  NACM Commercial Services

Course Level:  I - Intermediate

CEU: 0.100
CCE: 0.100


 Members: $45.00 Non-Members: $75.00

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Cancellations will be accepted for full refund no later than five working days prior to event — substitute attendees accepted up to day of event.