Practice and Procedure

Hot Topics in Chapter 11

Lien-Perfection Issues; Ethical Considerations for Debtors’ Counsel; Authority to File; Creditor Standing to Prosecute Estate Claims; Cash Collateral/Adequate Protection

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Utilizing Expert Witnesses

Join us to learn whether, when and how to effectively use an expert witness
in bankruptcy litigation. Let our panel also show you how to avoid successful
motions in limine and disqualification of your expert

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Drafting Primer: How to Draft a Plan and Disclosure Statement

In ABI’s returning series on best drafting practices, we turn to plans and
disclosure statements. Our panel will explore cutting-edge issues in drafting
plans and disclosure statements, as well as current trends and best practices. This
program will be geared toward small, mid-sized and large bankruptcy cases.

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Depositions in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases

This session will focus on depositions in consumer bankruptcy cases, such as lien strips, objections to exemptions, good-faith challenges to chapter 13 plans, and dischargeability issues in consumer bankruptcy cases. All aspects of a deposition will be considered. How does one prepare to take someone’s deposition? How do you prepare your client to be deposed? How do you conduct yourself when representing the deponent? What can you object to? Can the deposition be stopped? How does one resolve objections and disputes during the deposition?

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A Comparison of Individual Chapter 11s to Chapter 13: There Is a Decided Difference

While they share many similarities, individual chapter 11 cases are markedly different from chapter 13 cases. This session will highlight the differences between these two types of cases and the potential pitfalls that exist for the uninformed practitioner.

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Representing the Corporate Client in Bankruptcy

This session will discuss the difficulties in representing a corporate client, including issues that arise when there is a conflict between what is in the best interest of the company versus the personal interests of the officers and directors, especially in an insolvency situation.

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How to Argue Bankruptcy Issues to Courts of General Jurisdiction

This session will provide guidance on how to frame your argument, avoid jargon, provide the appropriate statutory framework and strengthen your case when presenting arguments before nonbankruptcy judges.

$25.00
$25.00
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