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FDCPA/FCRA Class Actions: Strategies and Pitfalls

$25.00 SKU: 173160 This session will provide an in-depth look at recognizing these types of claims and determining when and how to file the actions. Price: $25.00 60 mins ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-31 10:56 - 0 comments

Complex Tax Issues

to use an insolvency defense to defeat phantom K-1 and 1099 income. Price: $25.00 ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-31 10:52 - 0 comments

Interaction Between State and Bankruptcy Courts

$25.00 SKU: 173150 This session will feature a discussion regarding the various bear traps and pitfalls of dealing with nonbankruptcy-related claims in the bankruptcy context. Issues will include how to avoid the bankruptcy court from dismiss ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-31 10:48 - 0 comments

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Foreclosures (but Were Too Busy to Ask)

$25.00 SKU: 173146 This panel will present a detailed look at filing foreclosures, state law defenses and post-judgment foreclosure matters, and when to file bankruptcy in the process. Price: $25.00 ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-31 10:45 - 0 comments

Chapter 13: Improving the Process

$25.00 SKU: 173128 This panel will discuss means of improving the chapter 13 process, including how to reduce abuses and thereby accelerate chapter 13 cases, as well as the new Rule amendments going into effect Dec. 1, 2017, and will contrast plans under chapters 11 and 13. Price: ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 11:15 - 0 comments

Reaffirmation and Surrender: A Debtor’s Dilemma Demystified

$25.00 SKU: 173119 This panel will discuss recent case law highlighting the fallout from failing to reaffirm, what “surrender” really means, and what you need to know when advising your client on the benefits and burdens of reaffirmation and ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:49 - 0 comments

Disincorporation: Pre-Petition Planning Versus a Harbinger for Disaster

$25.00 SKU: 173104 This panel will discuss the growing practice of the pre-petition transfer of business assets to insiders to allow for an individual filing, and the resulting issues for the debtor and its creditors. Is it fraud per se, or i ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 11:55 - 0 comments

A Perfect Storm: The Ethical Dilemma of Just Asking to Be Paid

$25.00 SKU: 173103 Does an approved fee application shelter counsel from malpractice claims brought by the client? If it does, how do you advise your client about how the application and its approval affects a client’s future claim against yo ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:31 - 0 comments

NEW SESSION! Puerto Rico: The View From The Inside.

$25.00 SKU: 173102 Led by Luis Pabon-Roca, the host of the highest rated political radio show and of a televised political talk show, a panel of professionals involved in the Puerto Rico PROMESA proceedings and a jurist who has presided over ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:27 - 0 comments

Stranger Things in Chapter 13

$25.00 SKU: 173101 Balloon payments, assets acquired post-petition, student loan classifications and discharged debts related to criminal activity: Can these issues be navigated without throwing a debtor’s plan upside down? Catch up on strate ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:31 - 0 comments

Reaffirmation and Surrender: A Debtor’s Dilemma Demystified

$25.00 SKU: 173100 This panel will discuss recent case law highlighting the fallout from failing to reaffirm, what “surrender” really means, and what you need to know when advising your client on the benefits and burdens of reaffirmation and ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:25 - 0 comments

What’s Your Favorite? Supreme Court Decisions that Will Impact (and Already Have Impacted) Bankruptcy Practice

$25.00 SKU: 173099 A panel of judges, academics and Supreme Court practitioners will lead a discussion regarding the 2016-17 Supreme Court decisions of note for insolvency practitioners, as well as the high court’s most impactful, interesting ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:24 - 0 comments

Disincorporation: Pre-Petition Planning Versus a Harbinger for Disaster

$25.00 SKU: 173098 This panel will discuss the growing practice of the pre-petition transfer of business assets to insiders to allow for an individual filing, and the resulting issues for the debtor and its creditors. Is it fraud per se, or i ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 11:55 - 0 comments

ESI and Ethics: How to Avoid Sanctions — and Worse

$25.00 SKU: 173097 Emails, text messages, Snapchat: Nobody ever calls anymore. Firing off an email three minutes after somebody made you angry gives rise to any number of issues, one of them being that once the “send” button is hit, electroni ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:23 - 0 comments

NEW SESSION! Puerto Rico: The View From The Inside.

$25.00 SKU: 173096 Led by Luis Pabon-Roca, the host of the highest rated political radio show and of a televised political talk show, a panel of professionals involved in the Puerto Rico PROMESA proceedings and a jurist who has presided over ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:22 - 0 comments

Stranger Things in Chapter 13

$25.00 SKU: 173095 Balloon payments, assets acquired post-petition, student loan classifications and discharged debts related to criminal activity: Can these issues be navigated without throwing a debtor’s plan upside down? Catch up on strate ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:29 - 0 comments

Detecting Lies: Strategies for Exposing a Deceitful Witness

$25.00 SKU: 173088 Poker players look for tells. Polygraphs measure physiological indicators. Movies suggest that there is some magic to looking somebody in the eye. In court, though, judges and lawyers are left to their own devices to determ ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:17 - 0 comments

A Perfect Storm: The Ethical Dilemma of Just Asking to Be Paid

$25.00 SKU: 173087 Does an approved fee application shelter counsel from malpractice claims brought by the client? If it does, how do you advise your client about how the application and its approval affects a client’s future claim against yo ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-09 10:16 - 0 comments

“Shark Tank”!

$25.00 SKU: 173085 Do some provisions of the Bankruptcy Code seem so out of date and maddening that you want to call your congressional representatives? Our panel of “sharks” will evaluate pitches for legislation to remedy nagging issues in t ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-02 11:28 - 0 comments

National Form Plan and New Rules

$25.00 SKU: 173081 This panel will survey how districts around the region are addressing the implementation of the National Form Plan and/or the adoption of an Opt-Out Plan, and will discuss procedures for approving the opt-out plan, new rule ...

Product - mlukban@abiworld.org - 2017-08-02 11:16 - 0 comments

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