2018, 2018 Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference

Effective Motion Practice: Pointers, Checklists, Templates, Best Practices and More

Sharpen your motion-practice skills and become a more effective and prepared advocate for your client by attending this practical session. Focusing on chapter 11 cases, panelists will discuss tips and practice pointers for motions for relief from stay, asset sales, post-petition financing, use of cash collateral, 2004 exams and more. Presentation of arguments and evidence will be discussed, and checklists and forms will be distributed.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Workshop III: Practicing with the New Chapter 13 Form and Rule Changes

This panel will help sort through the following questions: What districts are adopting the model chapter 13 plan? What changes are being made to current form plans to conform to the requirements of the model form? How will the shortened deadline for filing proofs of claim affect chapter 13 administration? How will the new rules promulgated by the CFPB affect mortgage lenders and consumers?

$25.00
$25.00

Bankruptcy Law Is Too Difficult for Article III Judges

Consumer Workshop II: Ethics and Avoiding Malpractice

This panel will help you sort through the following questions: How do you avoid missing deadlines in a fast-paced practice? How do you avoid ethical issues when advising clients and preparing witnesses? What are the requirements for and limitations on fee agreements? How do you deal with incomplete or factually inaccurate statements by your client?

$25.00
$25.00

Update on Avoidance Actions

Speakers and attendees will cover such topics as the 10-year look-back period, valuation of a constructive fraudulent transfer, objective vs. subjective valuation, the § 546(e) defense and issues involving deposit accounts.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Workshop I: Litigation on a Budget

This panel will help sort through the following questions: What is needed to prove your facts? How do you find experts on the cheap? Is a deposition necessary? How many witnesses do I really need? How do I minimize the cost of discovery in a small case without jeopardizing my clients’ interests?

$25.00
$25.00

Effective Motion Practice: Pointers, Checklists, Templates, Best Practices and More

Sharpen your motion-practice skills and become a more effective and prepared advocate for your client by attending this practical session. Focusing on chapter 11 cases, panelists will discuss tips and practice pointers for motions for relief from stay, asset sales, post-petition financing, use of cash collateral, 2004 exams and more. Presentation of arguments and evidence will be discussed, and checklists and forms will be distributed.

$25.00
$25.00

Health Care and Nonprofits in Crisis: Is Bankruptcy the Cure? How to Properly Diagnose and Treat Troubled Health Care Businesses and Nonprofits

This roundtable of experts will explore the unique aspects of health care and nonprofit bankruptcy cases, including, but not limited to, the reasons for the significant increase in health care bankruptcy filings, jurisdictional issues, regulatory approval requirements, and patient care ombudsman and HIPAA considerations, as well as criminal forfeiture and false-claim litigation while in bankruptcy.

$25.00
$25.00

Unlike Death and Taxes: A Review of Important Recent Cases and Trends

Join this panel of experts from across the country as they discuss and analyze the latest issues and recent important bankruptcy and insolvency decisions from the Supreme Court, circuit courts of appeals and lower courts, and what issues could soon be addressed by the appellate courts.

$25.00
$25.00

Barring Unknown and Unknowable Claims: The Search for the Holy Grail

This panel will explore the impact of unknown (or unknowable) claims and best practices for attempting to bar such claims through a chapter 11 plan or § 363 sale. The panelists will address cases involving product liability (including the recent GM case), environmental claims, and other situations where due-process concerns could limit the ability to bar such claims.

$25.00
$25.00
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