Claims

Very Good Debates

John W. Lucas, Moderator
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP; San Francisco
Judicial Debate
Resolved: Structured dismissals of chapter 11 cases must always follow the Bankruptcy Code's priority structure.
Pro: Hon. August B. Landis
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Nev.); Las Vegas
Con: Hon. Deborah L. Thorne
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.); Chicago
Business Debate
Resolved, a company deriving income indirectly from marijuana sales that are legal under state law should be eligible for relief under the Bankruptcy Code.
Pro: Daniel J. Garfield
McAllister Law Office P.C.; Denver

$25.00
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Selling an Insider’s Claim and Buying Plan Confirmation

In the first decision addressing the point, the Ninth Circuit held that there’s a difference between an insider and a claim held by an insider. The ruling blessed an insider’s sale of a claim, relieving the claim of any taint and allowing the new holder to vote on confirmation. The panel looks at the developing issues on whether the buyer is a nonstatutory insider and whether the plan can be pursued in good faith after such a sale.

$25.00
$25.00

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

$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

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.

$25.00
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Chapter 11 Cramdown Issues: To (b) or Not to (b): The Pros and Cons of the 1111(b) Election

$75.00
$75.00

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.

$25.00
$25.00
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