Business Reorganization

Let's Dip into the DIP Order

Do you know and understand what’s in your DIP order? This panel will break down some examples of issues that create frustration for bankruptcy judges through inconsistent language, overreaching requirements, misinterpretation or fundamental flaws. Panelists will navigate the typical DIP motion through drafting to final order.

$25.00
$25.00

The Closely Held Business in Financial Trouble: Unraveling Conflicts Within the “Family”

When financial trouble hits the closely held business, a more complicated structure often lurks below the surface. What the “family” views as a single business may actually be several entities with a long history of intercompany transactions. Conversely, one generation may have transitioned out of the business but might still be receiving compensation from the business under the control of the next generation. The problems are heightened when your contact at the client is an individual who wears various “hats,” including president, board chair, CEO and potential defendant.

$25.00
$25.00

Sealing the Deal: Negotiating, Documenting and Consummating Settlements in Bankruptcy

This interactive nuts-and-bolts panel will discuss three phases of settlements in the context of a bankruptcy case: (1) negotiating a settlement, including evaluating the benefits of settlement versus litigation risk and expense, negotiating tactics and strategies, and the role of the mediator; (2) drafting term sheets and settlement agreements, an overview of the law on the enforceability of term sheets and settlement agreements (both pre- and post-court approval), and the components of the settlement agreement; and (3) consummating the settlement, with an emphasis on Federal Rule of Bankrupt

$25.00
$25.00

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

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
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