Practice and Procedure

Consumer Workshop II: Ethics and Avoiding Malpractice

This panel will help you sort through the following questions: How do you avoid missing deadlines in a fast-paced practice? How do you avoid ethical issues when advising clients and preparing witnesses? What are the requirements for and limitations on fee agreements? How do you deal with incomplete or factually inaccurate statements by your client?

$25.00
$25.00

Update on Avoidance Actions

Speakers and attendees will cover such topics as the 10-year look-back period, valuation of a constructive fraudulent transfer, objective vs. subjective valuation, the § 546(e) defense and issues involving deposit accounts.

$25.00
$25.00

Effective Motion Practice: Pointers, Checklists, Templates, Best Practices and More

Sharpen your motion-practice skills and become a more effective and prepared advocate for your client by attending this practical session. Focusing on chapter 11 cases, panelists will discuss tips and practice pointers for motions for relief from stay, asset sales, post-petition financing, use of cash collateral, 2004 exams and more. Presentation of arguments and evidence will be discussed, and checklists and forms will be distributed.

$25.00
$25.00

E-Discovery: How to Avoid Being TAR-ed and Feathered

This program will explore (i) how courts have implemented recent rules dealing with e-discovery; (ii) TAR and other software tools to manage e-discovery; and (iii) unique e-discovery issues in bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings.

$25.00
$25.00

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
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