Professional Compensation/Fees

Money Talks: Getting Retained and Paid (Ethically) by the Bankruptcy Estate

Presented by the Young and New Members & Ethics and Professional Compensation Committees
You work hard for the money, so let’s make sure you get it. This panel will discuss ethical considerations governing that all-important process: getting retained and paid by the bankruptcy estate. Aside from covering the basics of retention for young and new professionals, the panelists will address some of the myriad ethical issues governing retention and compensation that can arise, including connection disclosures, concurrent representations of insiders and expense reimbursement.

$125.00
$125.00

Money Talks: Getting Retained and Paid (Ethically) by the Bankruptcy Estate

Presented by the Young and New Members & Ethics and Professional Compensation Committees

$125.00
$125.00

Hot Topics with Bill Rochelle (2020 Virtual Winter Leadership Conference)

What are the hottest topics in bankruptcy law? This panel of experts, moderated by ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle, will discuss and analyze current business and consumer bankruptcy law cases.

$125.00
$125.00

Ethics: How to Get Retained as Debtors' Attorneys

This session will focus on professional retention issues in chapter 11 cases, starting with a brief primer on applicable Bankruptcy Code sections. The panelists will then delve into recent case law on such hot topics as disclosures, conflicts and retroactive relief.

$125.00
$125.00

Great Debates

Alix v. McKinsey
Resolved: A financial advisor is required to disclose all connections, including the connections of its affiliates, when filing an application to be employed with the Court.

The Ethical Response to Client Misconduct
Resolved: If a client either refuses to comply with an obligation imposed by the Bankruptcy Code or Rules, or insists on taking action prohibited by the Code or Rules, the client’s attorney must file a motion to withdraw from representing the client and must disclose the disagreement regarding the client’s legal obligations.

$125.00
$125.00

ABI-Live: What's the Last Word on SBRA?

The long countdown to the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) is over! The law takes effect on February 19.

Thousands of struggling small businesses will now have a faster, cheaper and more efficient process for filing Chapter 11. SBRA includes several significant changes to current law. Join our panel to update your legal toolbox so you’ll be ready when businesses come calling.

Learn more at: https://www.abi.org/sbra

$125.00
$125.00

NO CLE - Everything You Need to Know About Attorneys’ Fees and Sanctions in Bankruptcy

This panel will discuss attorneys’ fee and sanction topics, including involuntary-proceeding issues.

Free Session

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NO CLE - Consumer Attorney Fees: Everything You Always Wanted to Know — The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Ethics)

Everyone likes to see lawyers get paid! This panel will address the differing approaches for attorney fees in chapter 13 cases across the country and discuss the allowance of debtor and creditor fees while examining and discussing the ABI Consumer Commission’s recommendation on fees in chapter 13 cases generally.

Free Session

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NO CLE - Hit ’Em Below the Belt (and in the Wallet): Professional Fees and Leverage Post-ASARCO

This panel will analyze the instances over the last few years where creditors have brought challenges to estate professional fees, focusing on Pillowtex, retainers and other objections. How can professionals protect themselves when they are well into a case?

Free Session

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NO CLE - Young Lawyers Track: Getting Engaged and Getting Paid

This panel will discuss the intricacies of getting retained as a professional in large chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, including handling disclosures and conflict issues that might arise. In addition, the panel will delve into the nuances of filing fee applications and avoiding pitfalls under the Jay Alix Protocol and Large Fee Case Guidelines.

Free Session

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