2017, 37th Annual Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute and Consumer Forum

Litigators Behaving Badly: Ethics and Trial Tactics

A discussion of what to do when you are in the middle of “Litigators Gone Wild” while maintaining your ethics and your cool.

$25.00
$25.00

I’m shocked, shocked to find that fraud is going on in here!: Bankruptcy Fraud and other Bankruptcy Crimes

This panel comprised of white collar legal specialists, prosecutors and litigators will discuss the various bankruptcy crime and fraud topics including 18 U.S.C. § 157, 11 U.S.C. §§ 523 and 727 and the Supreme Court’s recent decisions in Shaw v. United States and Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz.

$25.00
$25.00

The Implications of Czyzewski v. Jevic to Business Bankruptcies

In March 2017, the Supreme Court issued its decision Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation. The Jevic case has been regarded as the most important Supreme Court case impacting chapter 11 practice in the last decade. This panel of experts will be discussing the impact and implications that the Jevic decision will have on business bankruptcies for years to come.

$25.00
$25.00

Claims Madness

Discussion of various claims related topics and issues including the impact and implications of the Supreme Court’s May 2017 decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson.

$25.00
$25.00

Current Developments with Bill Rochelle

Bill Rochelle will review the cases creating a bankruptcy buzz that practitioners should be aware of.

$25.00
$25.00

Practical Ethical Pitfalls in Chapter 11 Representations

A chapter 11 case can present a host of ethical pitfalls for unsuspecting attorney. Whether you represent debtors or creditors, this panel will discuss common ethical issues facing practitioners in a chapter 11 case.

$25.00
$25.00

Best Ethical Practices for the Consumer Lawyer

Ethics is not just a course you must take to keep your license. Ethical guidelines are something that should be incorporated in your day-to-day practice.

$25.00
$25.00

It Wasn’t Me!: Dealing with Successor Liability, Alter Ego, Veil Piercing and Substantive Consolidation Issues with respect to Insolvent Companies

Learn the various successor liabilities rules and considerations both under common law and specialized statutes, such as ERISA, and how those successor liabilities rules may be impacted by and impact a bankruptcy proceeding.

$25.00
$25.00

Appeals 101: Practical Tips and Considerations in Bankruptcy Appeals

Considering an appeal? Learn some practical tips and considerations from this panel of experts and judges.

$25.00
$25.00

The Alphabet Soup of Consumer Statutes

FDCPA, FCRA, TILA, RESPA, so many letters, so little time. This panel will discuss the litany of statutes designed to protect the consumer that all practitioners that work in the consumer space should be aware of.

$25.00
$25.00
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