At The Podium

Recent Litigation in Aviation Sales, Lease, Financing; Owner Liability

2013 Business Aircraft Finance, Registration and Legal Conference

The 2013 Business Aircraft Finance, Registration and Legal Conference, presented by the National Business Aviation Association, gathers aviation industry professionals for an interactive, thought-provoking event discussing some the hottest topics in the industry, including:

  • Finding the right aircraft and right-sizing the fleet
  • Buying and selling aircraft: letters of intent and purchase agreements
  • Managing and operating aircraft: management agreements, leases, charter, etc.
  • Recent business aviation litigation 
  • Trends, products and opportunities in the leasing/financing market
  • Syndications
  • Use, insurance, maintenance and return conditions in leases and security agreements 
  • The ELFA study regarding the business aviation market: a point-counterpoint discussion
  • European Union aviation issues, including solutions for VAT and EU-ETS (emissions)
  • Aircraft registrations in the Isle of Man and other registration options in the EU
  • Closing an aircraft transaction at the FAA – reducing risks
  • The Cape Town Convention after seven years: best practices and gray areas

During a morning session on the first day, McAfee & Taft aviation attorney Erin Van Laanen discusses recent litigation in aviation sales, lease, financing and owner liability, including:

  • Gutting the owner protection under 49 USC 44112 – is anything left?
  • The Vreeland case impact, status, and owner liability issues
  • Recent cases that may impact drafting and negotiation in your deal
February 7, 2013
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
Bonita Springs, Florida