Detecting a Problem Loan Before It Becomes a Problem

Credit & Lending

In commercial lending, it is critical to determine and assess problem loans as quickly as possible to allow the lender to resolve them efficiently. In this session, learn how the lender’s business and legal teams can work together to identify potential risks and issues quickly, and design strategies to both minimize the lender’s problem loans and potential exposure. Webinar attendees will explore a variety of techniques to maximize recovery and reduce costs in the handling of troubled loans.

Who Should Attend: Chief Credit Officer, Chief Lending Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Executive Director

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and evaluate early warning signs for problem loans
  • Develop action plans based on these early warning signs to resolve the problem loan or minimize harm to the lender
  • Understand legal trends since the last recession to protect against potential lender liability claims


Kenneth Miller
Parker Milliken

Kenneth Miller is a shareholder of the firm and enjoys a diverse practice, primarily focusing on representing lenders, borrowers, landlords, and tenants in complex real and personal property loan and lease transactions. Mr. Miller has developed successful procedures for the preparation, negotiation and closing of commercial secured loans on behalf of both lenders and borrowers, maximizing quality and cost efficiency. Recent accomplishments include preparation and negotiation of secured multi-million dollar loans involving commercial real and personal property located throughout the western United States for a variety of clients including Fortune 200 companies. Building upon his substantial experience in representing financial institution clients in loan transactions, Mr. Miller represents creditors in a wide variety of workouts, litigation and bankruptcy matters. His successes include not merely victories in courts, such as the preparation of a successful motion to dismiss a $40 million complaint, but also triumphs out of court, such as the completion of “failed” real estate construction projects for his lender clients.

Gary Tokumori
Parker Milliken

Gary Tokumori is a shareholder in the areas of business and commercial workouts and litigation. He has extensive experience in the representation of creditors, including financial institutions and leasing companies, in general business litigation, and as general counsel to emerging businesses. Mr. Tokumori represents his clients through all phases of litigation at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts. Experienced in prejudgment remedies, he continues to successfully secure writs and receivers prior to obtaining multi-million dollar judgments for his creditor clients. Mr. Tokumori also defends his financial institution clients against complex operations and lender liability claims and provides his emerging business clients with pre-litigation avoidance advice and general corporate counsel.

Webinar Fees

Pricing For Price Season Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $249 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $249 $0

Season Pass Members receive 4 individual logins to every webinar

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Refunds and Cancellations: Webinar registrations are non-refundable. If the registrant is unable to attend the designated time and date of the webinar, a playback link and any written materials will be provided within 2 business days following the conclusion of the webinar

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