Alternative Dispute Resolution

Bankruptcy Mediation in Consumer Cases: New Tools for Changing Times

Consumer cases require quick, effective and efficient answers to complex legal issues. Bankruptcy cases are expected to surge as a result of the economic consequences wrought by COVID-19, creating a logjam in the bankruptcy courts that is expected to continue. Mediation is the relief valve, providing opportunities for consumer practitioners to minimize delay and resolve intractable problems.

$125.00
$125.00

Mediating with a Higher Power: Mediation of Disputes with Governments and Governmental Agencies

Although mediation is a recommended method of dispute resolution by many government agencies, in the bankruptcy context it is often hard to get government litigants to the table. This panel will explore the Issues and methods of mediating disputes in commercial cases that involve governments and such government agencies as the SEC, EPA, and FCC, as well as state attorneys general and relevant state agencies.

$125.00
$125.00

Alternative Dispute Resolution Provisions in Bankruptcy

This panel will focus on various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including a discussion of mediation, the benefits of mediation, when mediation is appropriate, determining the best type of mediator for your case and selecting a mediator, and tips for practitioners on the best ways to provide effective mediation presentations and briefings. The panel will also cover the benefits and detriments of arbitration, arbitration strategies, and the enforceability of arbitration provisions in bankruptcy.

$125.00
$125.00

NO CLE - Judicial Debates

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NO CLE - Mediation Strategies in Chapter 11

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NO CLE - Student Loans: How Do We Deal with Them Before and After Bankruptcy?

It is estimated that U.S. student debt obligations now exceed $1.5 trillion. This panel will discuss the impact of student loans before and after the borrower files bankruptcy. What can an attorney do to assist his/her client in determining his/her options with student loan obligations? How can a student loan be modified, and what can be done outside the courtroom for the borrower?

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NO CLE - Achieving Consensus in Bankruptcy Disputes Through Mediation

In this program, three expert mediators, two retired judges and one federal judicial mediator will provide insights on what to expect in a mediation of a dispute in a contested matter or adversary proceeding in a bankruptcy case.

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NO CLE - Achieving Consensus in Bankruptcy Disputes Through Mediation

In this program, three expert mediators, two retired judges and one federal judicial mediator will provide insights on what to expect in a mediation of a dispute in a contested matter or adversary proceeding in a bankruptcy case.

Free Session

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NO CLE - ABI-Live: Getting the Best Deal for Your Client: Section 363 Sales vs. Out of Court Sales

Hosted by the Asset Sales Committee

This webinar will discuss the benefits and disadvantages of conducting a sale of assets pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Court compared to an out of court sale. The webinar will provide a general introduction to these issues as well as provide experienced practitioners with a nuanced high level discussion regarding applicable case law, hot button issues, pitfalls to avoid and war stories from the trenches.

Speakers:

Dawn M. Cica

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NO CLE - Breaking the Log Jam: The Trend Toward Pre-Plan Mediation of Case-Dispositive Disputes in Chapter 11

Mediating disputes is not new to bankruptcy litigation, but recent years have seen a trend toward pre-plan mediation of key issues in chapter 11 cases that pave the way for asset sales, plan confirmation and an efficient emergence from bankruptcy. Some examples of this include “bet the farm” litigation necessary to fund plan distributions, lien challenges/avoidance claims, claim objections, plan treatment, sale objections, third-party releases and insider claims, and structured dismissals.

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