2018, 2018 Annual Central States Bankruptcy Workshop

Conflict Issues and Getting Paid

This panel will address various ethical issues including conflicts, chapter 7 bundling and payment arrangements, and chapter 11 retention and fee applications. Learn how to identify potential conflicts, and discover strategies to deal with them. The panel will also discuss the negotiation of fee agreements before and the application for payment of fees during bankruptcy cases.

$25.00
$25.00

ABI Talks

Join us for a round of the “ABI Talks,” with speakers focusing on the ABI Consumer Commission, litigation finance in bankruptcy, transfers and more.

$25.00
$25.00

An Individual Chapter 11 Case Is Not Just a Bigger 13

This panel will discuss pre-petition considerations, disposition of assets and conversion concerns at issue in individual chapter 11 cases.

$25.00
$25.00

Chapter 7 Debtor and Trustee Interactions

This panel will focus on numerous chapter 7 issues, such as avoidable transfers, abandonment, exemptions, reopening of cases and asset-protection trusts.

$25.00
$25.00

Getting Paid and Avoiding Disgorgement

This panel will focus on carve-out issues, the effects of ASARCO and Baker Botts, and § 506(c) issues. The panel will also address retention issues and administrative insolvency.

$25.00
$25.00

Selecting and Advocating Expert Witnesses

This panel will address the selection and use of expert witnesses, including tips on how to select an expert, how to prepare an expert and what a judge might find most useful.

$25.00
$25.00

Chapter 11 Plan-Confirmation Issues

This panel will address various plan-confirmation issues, including third-party releases, equitable mootness, post-confirmation trusts, and the impact of cases such as Sunnyslope and Millennium Labs.

$25.00
$25.00

Discharge and Dischargeability Issues

This panel will address various discharge and dischargeability issues such as standing, imputation of knowledge and limitations on reopening cases.

$25.00
$25.00

Chapter 13 Hot Topics

This panel will address numerous chapter 13 hot topics, such as the use of the national plan, modified national plan and local plans, the treatment of special claims in plans, end-of-case issues, the modification of plans and related topics.

$25.00
$25.00

Small- and Closely Held-Business Issues

This business/consumer crossover panel will tackle various issues relating to small-business cases, including the formation issues involving corporate governance documents and restructuring issues, as well as the sale of minority interests and the filing of the small business and small business owner.

$25.00
$25.00
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