Date(s) - 23/05/2018
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

PwC - Auckland


After the astounding success of NZCFI training program “Demystifying legal action as an effective tool for debt recovery” run in 2017……….the program is BACK bigger and better!

Another great opportunity to learn from the industry stalwarts. This workshop will give you the skills, strategies, and tools you need to choose the appropriate procedure for your debtor, which will help make collecting debts faster, easier, less stressful and, most importantly, less expensive. Cut through the legal jargon and get the answers you and your staff have been after!

Workshops are divided into 4 modules (3 hours) + 2 X10 minutes breaks  

Program Details:

Module 1: (20 minutes) Jointly addressed by James & Ravi – 9 am to 9:20 am
Increasing Legislative attention and regulatory scrutiny on lending and debt collection under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA) – how to be on top of it!

Module 2: (50 minutes) Ravi – 9:20 am to 10:10 am
Debt Recovery – best approach, Industry trends; Is legal collection the be-all and end-all….

5 minute break

Module 3: (50 minutes) James 10:15 am to 11:05 am
An overview of debt recovery procedures (statutory demand, District Court, or Disputes Tribunal?) and some recent changes effecting legal collections as a result of the recent changes to the CCCFA:

Morning tea break – 11:05 am to 11:30 am

Module 4: (50 minutes) James 11:30 am to 12:20 pm

Enforcement procedures

Q&A: 10 (minutes) Jointly addressed by James & Ravi – 12:20  pm to 12:30 pm


Who should attend?

Credit & Collection Managers, Credit Controllers, Junior Lawyers, Accountants, Insolvency and Debt Recovery Practitioners will all gain practical insight into the various options available and stages of debt recovery from attending this workshop.


James Cochrane – Fee Langstone

James is a Senior Associate at Fee Langstone. He specialises in commercial dispute resolution. Since his admission to the bar in 2007 James has gained significant experience in all aspects of debt recovery and insolvency matters. He regularly advises creditors, insolvency practitioners and insurers.

James has a Masters in Law with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland and is on the NZCFI’s Auckland Committee.

Ravi Dwivedi – Pulse Energy Limited

Ravi has extensive experience in the credit and bad debt management and recovery across both consumer and commercial portfolios in NZ and overseas. He has learned the whole spectrum of lending and recovery while working for Citibank and GE overseas and then as a practitioner and advisor to a large number of industries and Government organisations in NZ for the last 15 years.

Ravi has a M.B.A and PG Dip in Management from The University of Auckland and a Bachelors of Commerce from Delhi University,India.


Bookings are closed for this event.