Great Debates

Great Debates
Timothy J. Hurley, Moderator
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP; Cincinnati
Resolved: Impairment is a good thing and should be encouraged.
Pro: Hon. Kevin J. Carey
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.); Wilmington
Con: Hon. John E. Hoffman
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Ohio); Columbus, Ohio
Resolved: If you get caught hiding assets from the piper, you should pay the piper — with exempt assets.
Pro: Hon.Eugene R. Wedoff (ret.)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.); Chicago
Con: Hon.James M. Carr
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Ind.); Indianapolis


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.


Substantial Contribution Claims

This panel will explore claims for substantial contribution claims in connection with asset sales, involuntary petitions and other contexts in light of the expansive reading given to 11 U.S.C. 503(b)(3) by the Sixth Circuit in [Connolly title]. The panel will also address other hot topics in commercial bankruptcy cases related to claims.

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Maximizing the Estate: It’s Not Just Avoidance Actions Anymore!

D&O and E&O Claims

When a company and/or its officers and directors are involved in or accused of pre-petition wrongdoing, one of the most important assets may be director and officer (D&O) liability insurance policies. Panelists will discuss issues related to D&O policies in bankruptcy, including legal and strategic issues to aid in maximizing this important asset for an estate.

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