Consumer Debt

COVID-19 Economic Fallout: Consumer Issues

Sponsored by Hinkle Law Firm LLC
The panel will examine four distinct emerging issues in consumer cases that are related to the effects of COVID-19: (1) the decrease in cases; (2) remote signings and appearances; (3) national and local moratoriums on foreclosures and evictions and similar protective measures; and (4) the legislative efforts to increase the chapter 13 debt limits.

$125.00
$125.00

ABI Talks (2020 Midwestern Virtual Bankruptcy Institute)

This year's ABI Talks, presented in the style of the ever-popular TED Talks, will focus on four timely topics: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt, Not Your Parent’s Loan, Energy in Bankruptcy, and Health Care in Bankruptcy.

$125.00
$125.00

Recent Consumer Case Law Developments with Bill Rochelle (2021 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium)

This past year has seen a remarkable number of wide splits and controversial opinions. This panel of experts, moderated by ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle, will discuss and analyze current notable business and consumer bankruptcy cases.

$125.00
$125.00

Counseling the Client During the Post-COVID Period

The panel will focus on counseling clients once we enter a post-COVID period, including when you should counsel your client to file, issues related to medical debts and tax refunds, and timing considerations.

$125.00
$125.00

Racial Disparities in the Bankruptcy System

Presented by the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
The panelists will discuss systemic/unconscious bias, defects in the system, and what the bar and the judiciary can do to correct disparate treatment.

$125.00
$125.00

Consumer Commission Report: Top 10 Wish List

Presented by the Consumer Bankruptcy & Legislation Committees
This panel will focus on the top 10 items that came out of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy’s Final Report, released in 2019.

$125.00
$125.00

A Catch-22: Dilemmas for Landlords in the Era of COVID-19

Presented by the Real Estate and Unsecured Trade Creditors Committees
This panel will explore the myriad legal conundrums landlords have been facing in bankruptcy cases across the country since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. Discussion points will include landlord rights to assumption/rejection and timing, the ability of debtors to defer rent payments to landlords for lengthy periods of time, and the impact of force majeure clauses in these disputes.

$125.00
$125.00

ABI-Live: The Evolving Role of Chapter 7 and Subchapter V Bankruptcy Trustees During COVID and Beyond

Sponsored by the Consumer Bankruptcy Committee

$125.00
$125.00

ABI-Live: Collateral Disputes: Experts Weigh In on Recent Transactions

Join the SRS Acquiom team and their panel of experts as they dive into recent transactions involving collateral disputes between lenders and borrowers. The discussion will highlight real-life examples, look back on why the disputes are happening, review the options for lenders, and examine how to prevent disputes from happening in the future.

$125.00
$125.00

NCBJ: Economist Fireside Chat

The record-setting 11-year national economic expansion has now been displaced by the worst pandemic in a generation. In this session, moderated by Bankruptcy Judge Michelle Harner (D. Md.), Professors Abbye Atkinson (UC Berkeley School of Law) and Roger Tutterow (Kennesaw State University) consider how pandemic-related economic challenges are impacting household spending, corporate performance, and the ability of both consumers and corporate entities to service existing debt obligations.

$125.00
$125.00
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