2017, 2017 Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar

Great Debates

Great Debates

Resolved: Passively holding an asset of the estate in the face of a demand for turn-over violates the stay. (I swear, Your Honor, I didn’t do anything!)

Resolved: Gift plans violate the Bankruptcy Code and are outlawed by Jevic. (Is it really a birthday without the gifts?)

Resolved: A trustee should be permitted to avoid transfers occurring many years prior to the petition date by stepping into the shoes of “special” creditors such as the IRS or the FDIC pursuant to § 544(b). (I’m Baaaack!!!)

$25.00
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Economics 101

Join this nationally renowned speaker for an overview of our national economic outlook, along with some possible risk factors that could impact the forecast, and household balance sheets in particular.

$25.00
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Officer and Director Issues in Bankruptcy Cases

In recent years, fiduciary duties have dominated the landscape of bankruptcy cases. Often, claims against officers and directors are the only source of recovery for unsecured creditors. This panel will examine recent trends and case law impacting officers and directors in bankruptcy cases. The panel will also discuss best practices for counsel representing debtor officers and directors.

$25.00
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FDCPA/FCRA Class Actions: Strategies and Pitfalls

This session will provide an in-depth look at recognizing these types of claims and determining when and how to file the actions.

$25.00
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Judicial Town Hall

The participating judges will respond to questions submitted from attendees in advance of the event.

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How to Heal a Hospital

In this session, the panelists will discuss the unique operational issues that arise when guiding a hospital or health care agency through the bankruptcy or restructuring process, including calculation and collection of account receivables through Medicare and private insurance, proper maintenance of patient records, and the sale and transfer of operational licenses and patient lists. We will also discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on health care operations, and what might be expected in future restructurings in today’s political climate.

$25.00
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Complex Tax Issues

This session will present an in-depth analysis of the interplay among tax law, liquidation and bankruptcy. The panelists will examine some of the tax traps that exist for an individual when business obligations remain unpaid in a closure or bankruptcy, as well as how to use an insolvency defense to defeat phantom K-1 and 1099 income.

$25.00
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Enjoining the Future: Unknown Claims and the Limits of Due Process

This panel will examine the strategies for dealing with unknown claims in chapter 11, the limits that due process places on those strategies, and the impact that the Second Circuit’s recent decision in In re Motors Liquidation may have on those strategies going forward.

$25.00
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Interaction Between State and Bankruptcy Courts

This session will feature a discussion regarding the various bear traps and pitfalls of dealing with nonbankruptcy-related claims in the bankruptcy context. Issues will include how to avoid the bankruptcy court from dismissing your claim, the reasons that you would be estopped from challenging a claim, and when you should ask for relief to return to state court.

$25.00
$25.00

How Will Jevic Change Chapter 11 Practice?

This panel features leading professionals in the chapter 11 practice area who were directly involved in the Jevic chapter 11 case, as well as a distinguished retired bankruptcy judge. This session will cover the underlying Jevic chapter 11 case, the Supreme Court’s opinion in Jevic and its impact on chapter 11 practice, and strategic alternatives in light of the decision.

$25.00
$25.00
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