Business Reorganization

DIP Best Practices

Chapter 11 filings are up in 2016, and so is the use of DIP financing. This
panel of leading experts will discuss cutting-edge issues in DIP financing for
large and middle-market cases, including how to leverage the best results
whether you’re representing the DIP lender, subordinate secured creditors,
debtor or creditors’ committee.

$25.00
$25.00

Great Debates

Consumer Debate
Resolved: An out-of-statute proof of claim violates the FDCPA.
Business Debate
Resolved: Assets can be sold free and clear of liens in state court receiverships.
Judges Debate
Resolved: Third-party releases should not be allowed in chapter 11 plans.

$25.00
$25.00

WARN Act Employee Claims and Their Impact on Chapter 11 Cases

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act can have a substantial impact on the administration and reorganization of a chapter 11 debtor. This panel of chapter 11 and WARN Act experts will discuss the impact that the WARN Act has in a chapter 11 bankruptcy case.

$25.00
$25.00

The § 1111(b) Election: What It Is and Why You Should Care

A seldom-used, and even lesser-understood, provision of the Bankruptcy Code, the 1111(b) election can provide substantial leverage to a secured creditor in a bankruptcy case. This session will detail what the election is and why — as either a creditors’ or debtors’ attorney — you should understand the ramifications it can have on your case.

$25.00
$25.00

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.

$25.00
$25.00

What’s Wrong with Chapter 11?

This panel will explore the trend of private-equity firms and hedge funds favoring out-of-court workouts (with or without a pre-packaged or pre-arranged bankruptcy case) rather than traditional chapter 11 cases for achieving their restructuring goals. The panel will also debate whether the Chapter 11 Reform Commission’s recommendations adequately address such issues. Cases to be discussed include Tribune Co. fraudulent conveyance litigation, Sun Capital, ICL Holding and Sabine Oil & Gas Corp., et al.

$25.00
$25.00
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Very Good Debates

John W. Lucas, Moderator
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP; San Francisco
Judicial Debate
Resolved: Structured dismissals of chapter 11 cases must always follow the Bankruptcy Code's priority structure.
Pro: Hon. August B. Landis
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Nev.); Las Vegas
Con: Hon. Deborah L. Thorne
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.); Chicago
Business Debate
Resolved, a company deriving income indirectly from marijuana sales that are legal under state law should be eligible for relief under the Bankruptcy Code.
Pro: Daniel J. Garfield
McAllister Law Office P.C.; Denver

$25.00
$25.00

Recovering and Protecting Legal Fees in Bankruptcy: A Real Gamble! (Consumer Cross-Over Panel)

This panel will discuss the various obstacles attorneys can encounter when collecting fees. The discussion will include enforcement of contractual and statutory rights to payment, over- and undersecured claims, preference claims arising from the payment of attorneys’ fees, fees incurred defending fee application objections, and other related issues.

$25.00
$25.00

Recent Developments in Chapter 11

This panel will discuss recent developments in chapter 11 and other business-related restructuring issues.

$25.00
$25.00

Commercial and Residential Real Property Issues in Business and Consumer Cases

As the value of commercial and residential real property is often in flux, especially in light of the Great Recession of 2008, the rights and obligations of interested parties, as well as their incentives and motivations, can change. This panel will discuss the implications of changing valuations of residential real property in chapter 7 and 13 cases, as well as residential and commercial real property in chapter 11 cases.

$25.00
$25.00
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