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ELFA Announces August Webinars for EF Professionals

August 04, 2020, 07:10 AM

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced four new webinars scheduled for August. The webinars are part of the association’s popular “Wednesday Webinars @1” series created to provide critical information to equipment finance professionals on essential hot topics. Each event will engage experts on important issues and allow attendees to ask questions during interactive Q&A sessions.

Upcoming ELFA webinars include:

Pay Attention to That CTO Behind the Curtain
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1-2 p.m. ET
Join the ELFA Operations and Technology Committee for a conversation with the Chief Technology Officers helping to drive the industry forward. We will discuss some of the fundamental technologies and concepts that businesses today should consider for increasing efficiency, mitigating risk and delighting clients.
Featuring: Moderator Denis Stypulkoski, SVP, Chief Information Officer, Commercial Division, TIAA Bank with panelists Jay Mehra, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Odessa; Philip Rieck, Chief Technology Officer, SVP, LTi Technology Solutions; and David Woodroffe, Senior Vice President, Product Management – Risk, Credit and Lending, FIS.
The FASB: Where to Now?
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1-2 p.m. ET
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has had a full plate over the last decade, starting and completing major projects on lease accounting, revenue recognition, credit losses and insurance. Now that these projects are finished and the Board has a new Chairman, Richard Jones, the natural question is what is up next?
Featuring: Chris Roberge, Senior Accounting Project Manager, FASB; Daryl Buck, National Managing Partner, Accounting Advisory, Grant Thornton LLP, Former FASB Board Member; and John Bober, IXL Lease Advisory Services, LLC, ELFA Financial Accounting Committee Chair.

Local Property Taxation: COVID-19 Impact and Challenges
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1-2 p.m. ET
Property tax professionals from ELFA member firms will highlight property tax best practices in three key areas: (1) Impact on property tax compliance including rendition and tax bill extensions and relief opportunities; (2) impacts of delayed appeals and audits; and (3) strategic planning for current and future year appeals based on the present economic landscape.
Featuring: Moderator Scott Riehl, Vice President - State Government Relations, ELFA, and presenter Robyn Bowen, Principal, Property Tax Compliance, Ryan, LLC.

Ethical Issues for Equipment Finance Lawyers
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1-2 p.m. ET
Presenters will discuss some of the key ethical issues facing equipment finance attorneys today. The panel will cover cases and topics ranging from conflicts of interest, attorney-client privilege, communications related to transactions, social media and more.
Featuring: Scott Adams, Senior Counsel, US, Volvo Financial Services; Robert Hornby, Member, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC; and Tiffany J. Li, Attorney, Quarles & Brady.

More Information
For questions regarding any of these events, please email To view upcoming webinars and recordings of past webinars, visit

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