Bankruptcy Litigation

Litigation Skills

$125.00
$125.00

Skills: Involuntary Bankruptcy Cases

Trial Preparation and Evidence

A trial is fraught with opportunities for lawyers on both sides to make mistakes. By using hypotheticals infused with current and common issues, this panel will provide useful tips for successful examination and cross-examination, preparation for common motion practice, and laying a proper foundation for submission of evidence.

$125.00
$125.00

So, You Think You’re an Expert on Evidentiary Issues?

Think you can cross-examine the opposing expert on her/his opinions that have been rejected or criticized in the past? Not so fast. What’s the appropriate premise of value? How many feet from the deathbed does the debtor have to be to adopt a liquidation premise? Does satisfaction of a contractual obligation conclusively establish reasonably equivalent value? Must you also avoid the obligation? What are the ways to establish compliance with industry standards under § 547(c)(2)? Will a fact witness suffice?

$125.00
$125.00

How to Cross-Examine a Witness

This discussion will enhance the cross-examination skills of both new and seasoned litigators.

$125.00
$125.00

Bankruptcy Litigation Panel

This panel will first discuss lessons learned from the extensive litigation over the past few years on “drop-down” and “up-tier” restructuring transactions in such cases as Murray Energy, Serta Simmons, TriMark, Boardriders, iHeart, La Paloma and White Box v. Trans Ocean. Next, we will examine some recent developments in fraudulent conveyance litigation, including challenges to transfers made in “Texas two-step” mergers (e.g., J&J); establishing fraudulent intent (Tribune); and recovering from subsequent transferees (e.g., Giant Gray; Madoff).

$125.00
$125.00

Privileges & Confidentiality in Bankruptcy Litigation

What privileges and confidentiality can be asserted in bankruptcy litigation (e.g., attorney/client, common interest, mediation, etc.), and how do you invoke and preserve these various privileges/confidentialities? This session will identify these issues and address the ethical and legal implications if they they aren’t properly preserved.

$125.00
$125.00

Nuts & Bolts of Bankruptcy Appeals

This session will discuss strategies for presenting bankruptcy issues on appeal, including procedures, briefs, oral arguments and the doctrine of mootness.

$125.00
$125.00

Hot Topics with Bill Rochelle (2021 Consumer Practice Extravaganza)

Join ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle as he hosts a panel of bankruptcy judges to discuss circuit splits on important consumer bankruptcy issues. This panel will be presented in a fun game-show format where the judges will vote to resolve the issues before they reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

$125.00
$125.00
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