Plan Confirmation

Commercial Session: Plan Issues — Support Agreements, Injunctions, Releases & Competing Plans

This panel will discuss strategies for negotiating and confirming chapter 11 plans, from support agreements and competing plans to the proper use of releases and injunctions.

$25.00
$25.00

Chapter 13 — How to Confirm Your Plan

This panel of chapter 13 trustees will provide an in-depth analysis of the necessary steps to reach confirmation of your chapter 13 plan, including the necessary steps and analysis that are required to secure their recommendation. The panel judge will give his perspective of the mega dockets and volume of issues that are typically brought before the court.

$25.00
$25.00

Cutting-Edge Chapter 11 Plan Issues

This program will explore current hot-button topics relating to the drafting and confirmation of chapter 11 plans. The issues discussed will including drafting to accommodate, as well as to either encourage or discourage § 1111(b) elections, and the strategy of holders of secured claims in either making or not making that election. It will also include a discussion of third-party releases and injunctions, using recent cases in the First Circuit to illustrate when such releases are, and are not, appropriate.

$25.00
$25.00

Getting to Confirmation: Why Do They Keep Moving the Finish Line On Me?

We all know how hard it is to confirm a chapter 11 plan. This panel will discuss cutting-edge issues related to confirming your chapter 11 plan so that you can arm yourselves for the inevitable battle — or negotiate confirmation with superior knowledge of the likely outcome.

$25.00
$25.00

Restructuring and Plan-Support Agreements, and Other Trends in Out-of-Court Restructurings

This session will cover why some out-of-court restructurings fail (EFIH, Walter) while others succeed, MNPI, trading and disclosure issues, no-shop provisions, holdouts and free-riders, and Trust Indenture Act issues.

$25.00
$25.00

Recent Issues in Plan Confirmation

The panel will discuss recent decisions on cramdowns, gifting, equitable mootness and structured dismissals (Jevic), statutory subordination (American Housing Foundation), nonconsensual releases (Seaside Engineering), plan modification (SCH Corp.) and impairment, what happens when the debtor is not required to pay the contractual rate of interest on unsecured notes (EFH), post-petition interest (what is the federal judgment rate if a contract rate does not apply?), and the scope of § 524(e).

$25.00
$25.00

Committee Educational Session: Business Reorganization/Legislation

Public Securities and the Bankruptcy Plan Process: What Not to Do

$25.00
$25.00

Everything You Need to Know About Liquidating Chapter 11 Plans

Knowing the intricacies of how to liquidate in a chapter 11 case does not come without its surprises. This panel will lead you from A to Z on what you need to know. From the debtor perspective, it will explain how to successfully use a chapter 11 case to liquidate. From the creditor perspective, it will focus on your best chances to maximize your client’s recovery.

$25.00
$25.00
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