Corporate Governance

Managing Management and Employment/Labor Issues in Bankruptcy

This session will examine three issues: (1) the role of management in § 363 sales (how to make sure that management plays the role of neutral stakeholder throughout the plan and/or § 363 process; what actions management might tend to take when it favors a particular bidder in the process; what happens when management wants to participate in the § 363 process); (2) managing management’s interests, including participation in the bankruptcy process (how to address management’s sometimes parochial concerns and keep them from adversely impacting the bankruptcy; the interplay between management’s de

$25.00
$25.00

Corporate Governance in Distress Situations

This panel will discuss what strategies sponsors are using to retain control (or at least a stake) through the bankruptcy process, as well as the risks to sponsors, such as fiduciary duties; use of special committees as sword and shield; related-party transactions; sponsor affiliates purchasing debt in the portfolio company’s capital structure, as well as 10b-5 compliance; and selling or spinning off assets/business units (Caesars, Cengage, Nine West, PetSmart, Sears, Toys).

$25.00
$25.00

LLC Bankruptcies

The panelists will delve into issues that arise during an LLC bankruptcy. What happens when parties contract out of fiduciary duties? What effect does bankruptcy have on key provisions in an LLC operating agreement, including management and ownership rights and remedies, and what happens when a bankruptcy proceeding is initiated against the LLC or one or more of its members?

$25.00
$25.00

LLC Bankruptcies

The panelists will delve into issues that arise during an LLC bankruptcy. What happens when parties contract out of fiduciary duties? What effect does bankruptcy have on key provisions in an LLC operating agreement, including management and ownership rights and remedies, and what happens when a bankruptcy proceeding is initiated against the LLC or one or more of its members?

$25.00
$25.00

Do Corporate Duties Still Exist? A Refresher (and Reminder)

The panel will discuss the fiduciary duties of officers and directors under Delaware and other applicable state law, including the duty of care and the duty of loyalty, when the business-judgment rule applies to the conduct of officers and directors, and when a higher standard (such as enhanced review or entire fairness) applies their conduct.

$25.00
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Attorneys and Advisors for All of Us: Representation of Directors and Managers in the Sale of Debtor Assets

Hosted by the Asset Sales and the Financial Advisors & Investment Banking Committees

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Hear from the CEOs: What Keeps Them Up at Night?

CEOs share their insights on the challenges facing the industry, the new innovations that will transform the industry, and how health care policy is expected to change, when it will change, what needs to change, and how politics plays into all of this!

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Caribbean Track: Strategic Use of Independent Directors in Multi-Jurisdictional Insolvency Proceedings

This panel will explore the roles, responsibilities, benefits, and liabilities in using independent directors through multi-jurisdictional insolvency proceedings and will discuss using directors strategically throughout the life of a company. The panelists will explain the three typical stages of a company where directors could be instructed — going concern, insolvency, and emergence from a restructuring — then explain the roles and responsibilities at each of these appointments.

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Accounting in the Bankruptcy Context

This panel will focus on what the numbers mean, who cares about them and why they care — and why you should care, too.

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The Curious Case of the LLC: Often Used, but Rarely Understood

Limited liability companies are outpacing corporations as the preferred business form, but they are a newly popular type of entity. This panel will track LLC law as it rapidly evolves to deal with the unique issues LLCs present. How does the Bankruptcy Code interact with state law in handling these issues, including member- and manager-managed LLCs, single-member LLCs, LLCs as assets of an estate, charging liens, restrictions on attachment or transfer of membership interests, and forced insolvencies? Please join us as we examine the clues to unravel the case of this curious entity.

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