Fraud

Welcome to the New Age: Don’t Be Radioactive (or a Cybersecurity Victim)

Lawyers and law firms, as well as other professionals, need to understand the critical issue of data security. This panel will detail why you are at risk and what you should be doing to combat the threats. The focus will be on understanding cybersecurity risks, data-protection best practices, incident-response planning and ethical obligations. This plenary program will offer practical guidance that you can use both personally and professionally, whether focused principally on consumer or commercial issues.

$50.00
$50.00

Welcome to the New Age: Don’t Be Radioactive (or a Cybersecurity Victim)

Lawyers and law firms, as well as other professionals, need to understand the critical issue of data security. This panel will detail why you are at risk and what you should be doing to combat the threats. The focus will be on understanding cybersecurity risks, data-protection best practices, incident-response planning and ethical obligations. This plenary program will offer practical guidance that you can use both personally and professionally, whether focused principally on consumer or commercial issues.

$50.00
$50.00

Not Your Parents’ Fraudulent-Transfer Action

Practitioners are constantly looking for ways to expand, or limit, the ability of estate fiduciaries and creditors to avoid transfers. This panel will explore several cutting-edge issues with respect to fraudulent-transfer actions currently playing out in bankruptcy courts, including whether trustees may recover tuition payments by debtor-parents for the benefit of their adult children and the meaning of “reasonably equivalent value” under Section 548(A)(1)(b).

$50.00
$50.00

American Crime Stories: Unusual Fraudulent Conveyances, Insider Transactions and Outright Fraud

A group of trustees, receivers and professionals tell their most interesting stories about uncovered rip-offs and how the perpetrators pulled them off — almost. The panel then discusses how the cases were dealt with in bankruptcy court and how funds were recovered — or not.

$50.00
$50.00

Dealing with Difficult Clients: The Liars, the Cheats and the Scoundrels

This panel will address the psychology, mindfulness and strategies for dealing with tough clients and tough ethical issues.

$50.00
$50.00

Caribbean Track: Insolvency Remedies for Offshore Fraud: Closing the Net on the Bad Guys

Recent developments in offshore law have increased the effectiveness of the tools available to trace and recover assets through the offshore insolvency process. This panel will be conducted in a formal debate style, using the format of first proposition followed by first opposition, then second proposition followed by second opposition. The debates will look at the illegality defense, clawback claims, the dishonesty test and foreign officeholder recognition, among other issues. Each debate will be seven minutes with a four-minute closing, followed by a vote.

$50.00
$50.00

NO CLE - I’m shocked, shocked to find that fraud is going on in here!: Bankruptcy Fraud and other Bankruptcy Crimes

This panel comprised of white collar legal specialists, prosecutors and litigators will discuss the various bankruptcy crime and fraud topics including 18 U.S.C. § 157, 11 U.S.C. §§ 523 and 727 and the Supreme Court’s recent decisions in Shaw v. United States and Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz.

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NO CLE - Ethics: Have I Gone Too Far?

This panel discusses attorney’s duty to uphold the law and how bankruptcy counsel must avoid “crossing the line” while representing his client, the result being not just civil, but criminal, liability.

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NO CLE - The Critical Role of Financial Advisors in Unwinding Ponzi Schemes

How do you come to understand a business whose very survival was dependent on ensuring that nobody could understand the business? When administering Ponzi-related bankruptcies, actions taken at the outset are often determinative of the results, but what do you do when the books and records are fiction?

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NO CLE - Ethics Panel

What are bankruptcy crimes, what are the duties of the various parties in a case to
investigate and report them, and what are the protections for those who do?
The panelists will discuss actual-intent fraudulent transfers and the crime/fraud exception;
recent cases suggest that a “fraud” that may trigger the crime/fraud exception to
attorney/client privilege and that the work-product doctrine may not be limited to crimes
and serious frauds, but rather may include transactions exhibiting only some “badges of
fraud,” such as fraudulent transfers (Fragin, Husky International).

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