Business Reorganization

Bankruptcy Medley: Recent News and Cases of Interest

Trending issues, circuit splits and noteworthy topics in bankruptcy courts will be the focus of this discussion. The panel will cover topics of interest in business, with no specific emphasis and in no particular order. Attendees are encouraged to participate with questions and issues drawn from their own experiences.

$25.00
$25.00

Keynote

$25.00
$25.00

Coal Mining

2015 marks an unprecedented year of distress for the entire coal mining industry. During this session, the panel will provide the audience with a complete picture of the major operational, financial, legal, and regulatory issues that have led to the present state of the industry and offer a glimpse into how these issues might impact restructurings in the industry and the overall health of the industry for years to come.

$25.00
$25.00

Oil and Gas Restructurings: Unique and Complex Capital Structures and Challenges

This panel will explore the oil and gas industry from a restructuring perspective. The panel will also examine the unique and complex capital structures that are frequently present in oil and gas companies, which present challenges for the restructuring practitioner. Finally, the panel will review the basic features of pertinent legal documentation, including the rights and remedies of the players in this space, that must be accounted for in devising restructuring solutions.

$25.00
$25.00

Business Reorganization/Real Estate

Big and Little Boxes: The Ins and Outs of Retail Restructuring

$25.00
$25.00

Judges’ Hot Topics

A New Weapon in Mega-Bankruptcy Cases: The Trust Indenture Act

Courts and commentators have long agreed that the Trust Indenture Act (TIA) provides
protection against majority amendment to certain core terms. Given recent aggressive
maneuvers in mega-cases, the TIA has become a weapon of choice for bondholders
to fight back. More pressing questions, however, concern the breadth of this protection
in nonconsensual debt restructurings. Should the TIA protect the ability, and not merely
the formal right, to receive payment in some circumstances? Is it limited to conduct

$25.00
$25.00

Great Debates

Resolved:
A chapter 11 plan can grant a third-party release.
Resolved:
A bankruptcy judge can disband a creditors’ committee.
Resolved:
Filing a proof of claim on a time-barred debt violates the FDCPA

$25.00
$25.00
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