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Ron’s article on “Structural Recession vs. Cyclical Recession” was published in the Winter 2010 NARCA Newsletter

Following up on last year’s successful presentation for the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA, www.narca.org) workshop in San Antonio, TX, Ron’s article, which makes the case for why the recession from which we are emerging is a “structural” one – meaning that many industries will dramatically change the way they do business going forward, as a result of lessons learned and landscapes changed following the subprime credit crisis and its aftermath.

An adaptation of the article for a more general audience can be found here.

Ron spoke at the NARCA workshop in San Antonio on January 19, 2009

Ron was the opening speaker at the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA, www.narca.org) workshop at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX at 9:00am on January 19, 2009 on the subject of “Monitoring Performance and Maximizing Earnings.”  The presentation included a macroeconomic overview from 1987 to date, highlighting movements in the stock market, energy prices, unemployment, real estate prices, interest rates and their cumulative and respective effects on the credit an collection industry.

Microecononic and internal performance drivers were discussed interactively – among these were theories relating to the true value of “superstar” employees, client relationship issues and the importance of net earnings both in the here and now and also with respect to the valuation of a business for it eventual sale.

Ron spoke at the PBN meeting in King of Prussia on December 3, 2008

Ron spoke at the Professional Business Network’s monthly lunch meeting on Deecember 3, 2008, held at Maggiano’s restaurant, adjacent to the King of Prussia mall, teaming up with fellow attorney John T. Robertson.

The topic was “Corporate Philanthropy – A Win-Win” and included examples of how businesses of all sizes can “do good” and “do well” by getting involved as sponsors of charity events.

The presentation handout is available via e-mail – please use the “CONTACT” button above to request it.

More information on the Professional Business Network is available at www.pbnworks.com

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