Business Reorganization

Will Your Shipment Come In? How Bankruptcy Affects Transportation Issues on Water and Land

This panel will feature a wide-ranging discussion of bankruptcy and other issues affecting the transportation and shipping industries, as well as the current and future financial stresses in the industries. Lessons from the Hanjin Shipping case will also be discussed.

$25.00
$25.00

GM/Successor Liability Sale Issues: What Now?

$25.00
$25.00

Case Law Update: Business and Consumer Law Developments

This panel will present a lively discussion of key issues decided in business and consumer bankruptcy cases throughout the country over the past year.

$25.00
$25.00

Supreme Court Round-Up

Oyez, oyez, oyez, all attendees are admonished to draw near and give their undivided attention to this panel as it delivers the most recent and updated analyses on this term’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions.

$25.00
$25.00

Chapter 11 Exit Strategies

How to keep your equity when those about you are losing theirs (and blaming it on you).

$25.00
$25.00

Energy Case Studies

This panel will provide an overview of the oil and gas industry, including a cash flow framework, ownerships and interests and chapter 11 considerations in energy bankruptcies.

$25.00
$25.00

Deconstructing EFH

The panelists will discuss the various issues that have been raised in the Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy, including make-wholes, the unimpairment opinion, the pre-plan settlement appeal, and interaction with state regulators and the bankruptcy court.

$25.00
$25.00

What’s Wrong with Chapter 11?

This panel will visit controlling the time and expense of bankruptcy litigation; how
bankruptcy’s Code, Rules and process affect the relationship between the parties’
incentives and duties to their constituencies; the continuing viability of unsecured
creditors’ committees; claims trading and the increased role of hedge funds in chapter 11
cases; and other topics covered in the Final Report of the ABI Commission to Study
the Reform of Chapter 11.

$25.00
$25.00

Current Issues in the Energy Sector

This panel will discuss current trends in energy, from gas production to the coal market
to alternative forms. What will the industry look like 10 years from now? Do we need
coal? Updates of current markets, as well as recent bankruptcy cases and issues, will
be addressed, including the rejection of gathering agreements and the upward trend
in requests for equity committees in commodity cases (Breitburn, Penn Virginia,
Energy XXI, Horsehead, SandRidge, C&J, Peabody).

$25.00
$25.00

Equitable Mootness

This session will focus on the current state of the doctrine and recent criticisms,
especially from the Third Circuit (Philadelphia Newspapers, SemCrude, One2One
Communications), and its applications (City of Detroit (invoking the doctrine to reject
the attempted restoration of pension benefits in the city’s bankruptcy)).

$25.00
$25.00
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