Practice and Procedure

Key Governance Issues For Debtors, Equity Owners And Professionals

This panel will provide updates on the most important governance and other similar issues faced by debtors, including how to advise equity owners.

$25.00
$25.00

How To Win The Failing Case

How do you make a record with a judge who is not letting you? How do you ask to withdraw the reference, or file an interlocutory appeal, without burning your bridges with the bankruptcy judge? Hear our experts provide their views on how to survive these and other worst-case scenarios.

$25.00
$25.00

Hotcakes and Hot Topics: Judges’ Roundtable Q&A

This panel will feature a roundtable discussion with bankruptcy judges from the Ninth Circuit and across the country. The judges will share their thoughts and perspectives, as well as take questions from the audience, on topics of current interest in both business and consumer cases.

$25.00
$25.00

Avoiding Malpractice and Other Common Pitfalls in a Commercial Restructuring Case

Learn from others’ mistakes and experiences. The panel will share tips and painful lessons on anticipating and avoiding ethical and legal problems in business restructuring cases.

$25.00
$25.00

Avoiding Malpractice and Other Common Pitfalls in Consumer Cases

Panel will highlight practice risks that include debtor and creditor viewpoints. The topics will include: tracking and anticipating obvious and unknown deadlines, appreciating inherent conflicts that may pose ethical problems as well as critical path obstacles to hidden conflicts of interest, springing conflicts of interest, undisclosed client expectations creating dissatisfaction with the process and outcome, and underestimating expense and delay leading to crisis of payment and inability to effectuate strategy.

$25.00
$25.00

Case Administration in the 21st Century — How to Use Tech to Run Cases More Efficiently

This panel will discuss lessons learned from leveraging technology in administering mega-, mid-size and small chapter 11 cases. The panelists will discuss and demonstrate the use of technology in administering chapter 11 cases, including submission of e-proofs of claim and e-ballots, electronic noticing and solicitation, case administration websites, and electronic claims reconciliation. The panel will also address how to improve the efficiency of using such technologies within the context of small or mid-size chapter 11 cases.

$25.00
$25.00

Technology in the Courtroom

Demonstration on how to best use technology when presenting your case in Bankruptcy Court. This panel will include various “how to” demonstrations that include presenting exhibits, highlighting exhibits, etc. Plus, how to best use electronic links in briefs for case citation and other references.

$25.00
$25.00

Litigators Behaving Badly: Ethics and Trial Tactics

A discussion of what to do when you are in the middle of “Litigators Gone Wild” while maintaining your ethics and your cool.

$25.00
$25.00

Practical Ethical Pitfalls in Chapter 11 Representations

A chapter 11 case can present a host of ethical pitfalls for unsuspecting attorney. Whether you represent debtors or creditors, this panel will discuss common ethical issues facing practitioners in a chapter 11 case.

$25.00
$25.00

Appeals 101: Practical Tips and Considerations in Bankruptcy Appeals

Considering an appeal? Learn some practical tips and considerations from this panel of experts and judges.

$25.00
$25.00
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