The Right of Setoff: What Bankers Need to Know
Thursday, February 15, 2024
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Eastern
The right of setoff is a complicated, but very effective, tool for collecting debts owed to a bank. Learn the best practices and dangers that can arise when using this process.
Right of setoff is used frequently in the banking industry when trying to collect on past-due debts owed by customers. Unfortunately, many bankers don't understand the legal requirements and procedures necessary to use this process. The risks of using the process incorrectly can be costly to your financial institution. On the other hand, successfully using the right of setoff can protect your financial institution from significant financial losses.
Do you know when the right of setoff is allowed and when it isn't? Do you know if your financial institution has a statutory or contractual right of setoff? Do you understand the financial risks of using your setoff rights incorrectly? If you don't know the answers to these questions, make sure to attend this valuable webinar.
This webinar does NOT discuss the procedures mandated by particular state laws.
What You Will Learn:
- The legal requirements to create a right of setoff
- The difference between a contractual right of setoff and a statutory right of setoff
- The differences between setoff, garnishment, and foreclosure of security interest, and why these terms are frequently misused
- What happens when a third party is competing with your financial institution's right of setoff
- How the automatic stay in bankruptcy affects the right of setoff
Who Should Attend?
All loan and deposit personnel, bank counsel, and compliance officers need to take this course.
Terri D. Thomas, JD
Terri D. Thomas, JD is the Director of the Kansas Bankers Association Legal Department, which specializes in providing compliance and legal assistance to Kansas banks.
Terri has worked with financial institutions for over thirty-nine years in various capacities. Most notably, she served for fourteen years as in-house legal counsel and trust officer for Bank of America and its Kansas predecessors. She has also served as a trust department manager and branch manager.
Receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree from Kansas State University in 1985, Terri continued her education at Washburn University School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctor in 1988. She has served as an Adjunct Professor at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas and the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence, Kansas, and is a frequent seminar presenter for financial associations in the Midwest.
Attendance verification for CE credits provided upon request.
Webinar Sponsored by OnCourse Learning (Total Training Solutions)
If you are having issues with registering online, please contact CBAO's Education, Training & Special Event Coordinator, Malia Widder, (614) 610-1877.
|Registration Options (Member/Non-Member Pricing)
Live + 1 Month on Demand ($299/$450) – Attend the live event and receive 1 month of unlimited access to the OnDemand Playback and links to presenter materials and supplementary handouts.
Live + 12 Months on Demand ($419/$630) – Attend the live event and receive 12 months of unlimited access to the OnDemand Playback and links to presenter materials and supplementary handouts.
Live + 12 Months on Demand + Digital Download ($449/$675) – Attend the live event and receive 12 months of unlimited access to the OnDemand Playback and links to presenter materials and supplementary handouts. Also receive a digital download of the webinar recording.
Additional Live Attendee ($95/$145) – Registering another banker from a different location for live access.