Business Reorganization

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

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.

$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

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.

$25.00
$25.00

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.

$25.00
$25.00

The Implications of Czyzewski v. Jevic to Business Bankruptcies

In March 2017, the Supreme Court issued its decision Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation. The Jevic case has been regarded as the most important Supreme Court case impacting chapter 11 practice in the last decade. This panel of experts will be discussing the impact and implications that the Jevic decision will have on business bankruptcies for years to come.

$25.00
$25.00

Current Developments with Bill Rochelle

Bill Rochelle will review the cases creating a bankruptcy buzz that practitioners should be aware of.

$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

It Wasn’t Me!: Dealing with Successor Liability, Alter Ego, Veil Piercing and Substantive Consolidation Issues with respect to Insolvent Companies

Learn the various successor liabilities rules and considerations both under common law and specialized statutes, such as ERISA, and how those successor liabilities rules may be impacted by and impact a bankruptcy proceeding.

$25.00
$25.00

Great Debates

Resolved: Third-party releases should never be permitted.
Resolved: Jevic does not apply to gifting.

$25.00
$25.00
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