Bankruptcy Litigation

Litigation Toward Settlement: Questions and Strategies in Bankruptcy Litigation

Often the hardest part about bankruptcy litigation is making the decision to take it on in the first place, considering the time, expense, available resources and anticipated benefit to the estate and its constituents. Many bankruptcy attorneys often divorce litigation from the business goals of the client, resulting in disproportionately high fees, disappointed clients and unpaid professionals. Too little time and effort is undertaken before and during the early stages of litigation to consider the foregoing and client objectives.

$25.00
$25.00

Appealing Positions: Everything You Need to Know about Appeals

This panel will explore the nuts and bolts of bankruptcy appeals, taking into account the needs of one’s clients, examining the do’s and don’ts for an effective appeal, discussing the differences of appealing to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel versus electing to proceed before the district court, the limits of appellate jurisdiction over interlocutory appeals, and addressing strategies for a successful appeal.

$25.00
$25.00

You Lost! Now What? Appellate Issues: Is Your Order Final?

Is Your Order Final? Appeals from Confirmation Orders; It Just Doesn’t Matter Anymore: Equitable Mootness; Winning the Appeal but Losing the War: Stays Pending Appeal

$25.00
$25.00

Mediating Valuation, Intercreditor and Other Issues Affecting Secured Creditors in Bankruptcy

Presented by the Mediation and Secured Credit Committees

$25.00
$25.00

Making Appeals More Appealing: When and How to Appeal

The bankruptcy judge ruled against you. Now what? Motion to reconsider?
Appeal to the district court? Appeal to the (gulp) court of appeals? HELP!
This panel of experienced practitioners and judges will help you think
through when, and how, to appeal.

$25.00
$25.00

Appealing Propositions: Everything You Need to Know About Bankruptcy Appeals

$25.00
$25.00

Claims Litigation in Bankruptcy

This session will cover a variety of topics related to litigating claims in bankruptcy. It will explore both strategic considerations behind and the mechanics of asserting and contesting claims.

$25.00
$25.00

Supreme Court Update: Practical Impact of Supreme Court Decisions

$75.00
$75.00

Bankruptcy Litigation Panel

This panel will focus on three current topics: (1) discovery, with an emphasis on the impact of the new federal discovery rules regarding “proportionality”; recent developments in e-discovery, including questions of possession, custody and control in discovery disputes; the Model Protocol for Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (ESI); and limitations on e-discovery (ResCap); (2) litigating with “common interests,” covering all about what a “common interest” is, whether an agreement is needed and court approval should be sought, the limits compared to attorney/client and work-product

$25.00
$25.00
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