Consumer Debt

ABI-Live: Degrees of Freedom: Proposals for Student Loan Dischargeability

Sponsored by ABI's Consumer Bankruptcy Committee

$125.00
$125.00

Consumer: Intersection of Divorce and Bankruptcy

This panel will discuss options and issues surrounding distressed shopping centers, retail spaces, apartments, office buildings, and other distressed real estate assets, plus proactive planning for distressed real estate assets.

$125.00
$125.00

Estopping the Madness: Personal-Injury Claims and Exemptions in Chapter 7 and 13 Cases

This panel will discuss such personal-injury issues as mesh, malpractice and abuse cases in chapters 7 and 13. The discussion will include interviewing the client, appropriate disclosure of such claims, property of the estate, judicial estoppel, medical liens, federal and state exemptions, and settlements.

$125.00
$125.00

COVID’s Disruption of the Insolvency World

This panel will discuss the effects that the pandemic has had on both business and consumer bankruptcy filings, as well insolvency case work in general. The panelists will provide their insights on whether there will be permanent changes to bankruptcy and insolvency practice spurred by COVID-19.
Sponsored by AlixPartners, LLP

$125.00
$125.00

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
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