Business Reorganization

Committee: Mediation At Center Stage: When To Mediate, Mediator Selection And Recent Developments Affecting Chapter 11 Mediation

Hosted by the Business Reorganization and Mediation Committees

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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.

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Confirming A Chapter 11 Case: How To Get To The Finish Line

How can your client satisfy § 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code when most creditors seem only inclined to “just say no”? Join this panel of leading experts as they explore the best strategies to obtain confirmation of a plan, and hear the arguments that are favored by objecting creditors but create the most heartburn for debtors.

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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.

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Sub-Par Performers: Restructuring Challenges in the Golf Course Industry

The once booming golf course industry has resorted to bankruptcy as a way to address operational and liquidity issues. This panel explores the financial challenges facing America’s golf courses and selected restructuring issues that debtors and creditors face in their attempts to reorganize.

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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.

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Short Arguments on Interesting Chapter 11 Topics

This panel will consist of four short "moot court/pro-con" presentations on current chapter 11 issues, with the Judge to be a “hot bench” and also give his insights at the conclusion of each segment.

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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.

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Third Party Litigation Funding and Issues It Creates in Bankruptcy Cases—This Ain't Your Father’s Contingency Fee Arrangement!

The panel will discuss myriad issues (including ethical issues) that have arisen, and will likely arise in the future, as the current trend of third party litigation funding begins to be a more common funding vehicle in bankruptcy cases.

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I’m shocked, shocked to find that fraud is going on in here!: Bankruptcy Fraud and other Bankruptcy Crimes

This panel comprised of white collar legal specialists, prosecutors and litigators will discuss the various bankruptcy crime and fraud topics including 18 U.S.C. § 157, 11 U.S.C. §§ 523 and 727 and the Supreme Court’s recent decisions in Shaw v. United States and Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz.

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