Venue/Jurisdiction

NO CLE - Why Venue Matters in Chapter 11 Cases

This panel will focus on obtaining successful chapter 11 results in certain jurisdictions while analyzing why you should or shouldn’t file in a particular jurisdiction. The panel will discuss advantages and disadvantages of filing in certain jurisdictions, including local rule advantages (i.e., Texas) and case law advantages or disadvantages.

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NO CLE: How to Decide Where to File — and When to Object to the Chosen Venue

Taking in the perspectives of the debtor and secured lenders, including the appropriateness to decline to support a filing in a jurisdiction that one believes is “unfavorable” in terms of permitted financing terms and covenants, how does a practitioner decide where to file? What goes into the decision? Why are the Sixth Circuit courts not as popular for selection? When should a venue be challenged?

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

Hosted by the Asset Sales Committee

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Judges’ Round-and-Round (2018 Winter Leadership Conference)

In this roundtable format, attendees can visit with leading judges (each presiding at their own table) to discuss and debate the nation’s most important recent business and consumer bankruptcy decisions.

$50.00
$50.00

NO CLE - Contracting Out of Bankruptcy: Domestic and International Considerations

This panel will explore the effectiveness (and, sometimes, lack thereof) of creditor strategies to restrict by contract a borrower’s ability to obtain bankruptcy relief, whether by limiting the ability of a corporate borrower to seek bankruptcy relief without certain stakeholder approvals, limiting the type of available bankruptcy relief, choosing which country’s bankruptcy laws will apply to an insolvency proceeding involving the borrower, bankruptcy-remote structuring techniques, and other means. For example, the U.S.

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NO CLE - 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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NO CLE - Chapter 15 Update: Discovery, Drawbridge, Venue, Parallel Cases and Other Hot Topics in Cross-Border Cases

This panel will discuss recent Chapter 15 and cross-border cases, including those involving the scope of discovery available to foreign representatives, § 109 eligibility, venue issues, and parallel case concerns. The panel will also discuss logistical and practical solutions in running chapter 15 cases.

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No CLE - ABI-Live: It’s Never Really Over, Even When It’s Over: Analyzing The Limits Of Bankruptcy Jurisdiction

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NO CLE - East Meets West: Understanding Differences in Local Practice

The Constitution authorizes Congress to enact uniform bankruptcy laws, but attorneys know that many times the handling of consumer bankruptcy cases can seem just like real estate: location, location, location! This session will compare local consumer bankruptcy rules and procedures in the Eastern District of Michigan with those of the Western District of Michigan.

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