About Us

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NAFER Code of Conduct

The National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER) is made up of leading professionals who work in the area of receivership, insolvency, bankruptcy, restructuring and international asset recovery.

NAFER serves as a resource for providers of professional services, such as expert witnesses, attorneys, forensic accountants, auction houses, document managers, appraisers, and property managers. Members are expected to actively participate in advancing the goals of the association by serving on committees, contributing information to the legal brief bank, model documents and website, and exchanging ideas with other members.

Our Mission

NAFER’s mission is to be the preeminent organization for federal equity receivers, their professionals, and others seeking to become involved in federal equity receivership work. NAFER is dedicated to providing excellent receivership education and networking opportunities and instilling confidence in those selecting NAFER receivers and their professionals.

What We Do

Provide educational programs and networking opportunities through regional meetings, annual national conference, and special international events.

Develop a set of “best practices” and ethical standards for equity receivers.

Instill confidence among federal agencies and the judiciary in the skills and expertise of NAFER members.

Provide a forum for a receiver and the professionals who support them to share solutions on legal and practical issues they face.

Create a repository of legal research and briefs on topics commonly faced by receivers.

Improve the quality, efficiency, and harmonization of receiver practices.


As a member of NAFER, you will become part of the network of esteemed professionals in the only association dedicated to the receivership practice. By joining today, you will have access to member directories, peer reviewed publications, free admission to regional education events, discounted conference fees, and more!

Annual Conference

The annual conference is the highlight of the year for NAFER.  Each year, the planning committee brings together top experts from across the country and around the world. We look forward to seeing you there!