1 hour
  • Type: Seminar
  • Presented by: Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Speakers: John Riccione, William Serritella, Brianna Skelly, Allison Czerniak
  • Location: Gibson's Steakhouse, 1028 N. Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

"This is Not What I Ordered!" ? Buyer?s Remedies Under the Uniform Commercial Code

Taft attorneys Bill Serritella, John Riccione, Brianna Skelly and Allison Czerniak and Auste Graham, VP of Legal for Essentra, will speak at the seminar “This is Not What I Ordered!” – Buyer’s Remedies Under the Uniform Commercial Code,” the latest in our series on the various aspects of Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Prior seminars have focused on issues such as the formation of contracts, the “battle of the forms,” disclaimers of warranties, limitations of remedies and rights and remedies in the event of a breach.  

Our panelists will explore how the Code has codified traditional common law remedies, such as cover, damages, recovery, specific performance and resale, and how those remedies can be asserted properly under the Code. Panelists will explain the legal principles applicable to the various remedies, describe real life examples to articulate the practical applications of these remedies and answer specific questions from the audience about how these legal concepts apply to their own business enterprises.

This seminar is available to members of ACC only. More info is here.

Riccione is a partner in Taft’s Litigation practice. His practice involves the representation of businesses in a wide array of complex commercial disputes, including commercial and supply-chain transactions, UCC warranties and remedies, real estate, construction claims, trade secrets, computer fraud and abuse and labor and employment. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of Uniform Commercial Code remedies, contract interpretation as well as other commercial disputes.

Serritella is the co-chairman of Taft’s Chicago Litigation Department. He is a commercial litigator who focuses his practice on banking, commercial and appellate litigation. Bill lectures on numerous topics, including commercial real estate workouts, Uniform Commercial Code issues, trial practice, appellate practice, contract law, sales commission protection acts, employment discrimination and alternative billing practices.

Skelly is a partner in in Taft’s Litigation group, focusing her practice on complex commercial litigation. Brianna represents creditors, businesses and individuals in litigation arising from commercial transactions, employment matters and warranties.

Czerniak has experience with matters involving corporate governance, shareholder disputes, fraud, employment law, environmental litigation, commercial banking and general contract disputes. She has also represented various local governments in complex constitutional litigation and class actions in federal court.

Graham is the VP of Legal for Essentra, a leading global provider of essential components and solutions with four global divisions: Components, Packaging, Filters and Specialist Components.

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