Opinions of Counsel in Commercial Finance Transactions

Event Description

Business Law Section Sponsored CLE

This session will provide an introduction to the use of legal opinions in lending and other commercial finance transactions. It will include a brief discussion of legal opinions’ purpose, typical provisions, common mistakes and areas of disagreement, and current hot topics in the area of legal opinions.



Jim Pfau | Partner | Faegre Drinker

Sjur Midness  | Shareholder | Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

CLE Credits:

1.25 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 365195


Business Law Section Members: Free
MSBA Member not in the Business Law Section: $15*
Non-MSBA Member: $25
Law Student: FREE

*Join the Business Law Section: Not a Section Member? Sign up now and receive membership through June 30th, 2022. That’s 13 months for the price of 12!

Deadline to register: May 23, 12 pm. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Kara Haro


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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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