Business Reorganization

Good Will Hunting and Other Timely Commercial Law Issues in Bankruptcy

This panel will address issues related to (1) whether a blanket lienholder has a lien on the going concern or goodwill of a debtor under Article 9 of the UCC and how this complicated issue works out in the context of a chapter 11 case, (2) navigating §552 in regards to the post-petition effect of a pre-petition security interests, and (3) reclamation claims under §503(b)(9), including disputes between inventory lienholders and reclamation claimholders, and questions of when receipt of goods occurs, whether goods delivered to a debtor’s customer qualify for reclamation, and whether utility serv

$25.00
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Westinghouse, a Truly International Chapter 11: From Atomic Start to Smashing Success in Only 363 Days

This panel will discuss (a) the strained relationship between the international parent and the subsidiary (including the fact that foreign operations were in different silos — i.e., there was no single C-suite per se); (b) the impact of the independent directors and the company's corporate governance best practices; (c) the international M&A process; (d) the unique (i.e., really unheard of) claims-trading activity that took place; and (e) the importance of timing (including a very difficult audit environment in the midst of an investigation).

$25.00
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Current Issues Involving Third-Party Releases

This panel will explore current topics of interest involving third-party releases, including issues regarding: "deemed consent" of releasing parties; the scope of third-party releases; and the impact of jurisdictional or constitutional limits on bankruptcy courts to approve non-consensual third-party releases.

$25.00
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Great Debates at Bankruptcy 2018: Views from the Bench

Resolved: Under Till v. SCS Credit Corp., a bankruptcy court is required to use a two-step approach to determine the cramdown interest rate, and must first determine whether there is an efficient market before it can use the formula approach.

Resolved: A trademark licensee retains the right to use a debtor’s trademark post-rejection.

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Shrinking Safe Harbors and Expanding UFTA Immunity?

This panel will discuss safe harbors after Merit Management, the reach of the UFTA after Crystallex, and the preemption of creditor claims after Tribune and Physiotherapy Holdings, and will take a look at where the law is heading.

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The Role of Governmental Agencies in Chapter 11 Cases

Winding Down Companies When Bankruptcy Is Not an Option

This panel will discuss alternatives to formal bankruptcy, including assignments for the benefit of creditors, abstention of a bankruptcy case under § 305, receiverships, state law dissolution and out-of-court workouts.

$25.00
$25.00

Be Careful What You Ask For: Risks and Benefits of Involuntary Bankruptcy Filings

This session will provide an overview of the requirements to file an involuntary bankruptcy case and the advantages and pitfalls that arise from these filings, including petitioner liabilities.

$25.00
$25.00

Very Good Debates: Judicial Debate

Resolved: Hiring an independent CRO displaces the need for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee under § 1104(e) of the Bankruptcy Code.

Resolved: Holders of acquired claims should be required to disclose the basis in such a claim as a condition for seeking relief in a bankruptcy case.

Resolved: Holders of acquired claims should be required to disclose the basis in such a claim as a condition for seeking relief in a bankruptcy case.

$25.00
$25.00

Judicial Debates (2018 Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop)

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