Business Reorganization

Chapter 11 Plan-Confirmation Issues

This panel will address various plan-confirmation issues, including third-party releases, equitable mootness, post-confirmation trusts, and the impact of cases such as Sunnyslope and Millennium Labs.

$25.00
$25.00

Small- and Closely Held-Business Issues

This business/consumer crossover panel will tackle various issues relating to small-business cases, including the formation issues involving corporate governance documents and restructuring issues, as well as the sale of minority interests and the filing of the small business and small business owner.

$25.00
$25.00

25 Years of Central States

This panel of Central States judges will discuss 25 years of key opinions.

$25.00
$25.00

Post-Jevic

This session will discuss the implications of this Supreme Court decision, whether gifting is over, alternative avenues of distributions outside of a plan (e.g., pursuant to DIP order, Short Bark), and remand issues in Jevic.

$25.00
$25.00

Avoidance Actions Update

This panel will discuss an update on § 546(e) safe harbors, preemption issues, the cap on recovery under § 550, and Merit Management, Tribune, Physiotherapy and Lyondell.

$25.00
$25.00

Third-Party Releases

What is consent, and how do you infer consent? This panel will discuss jurisdictional issues with third-party releases, as well as recent cases (Millennium Health, Gawker, SunEdison).

$25.00
$25.00

Creative Financing Structures

There has been an increasing trend toward using creative structures to transact around limitations in debt documents in order to raise debt, sell assets and/or distribute value to certain stakeholders, including transferring assets to unrestricted subsidiaries, sale/leaseback transactions and FILO loan structures. Take a look into the resulting litigation surrounding these transactions (e.g., Windstream, iHeart, J.Crew) and discuss how the credit default swap market is affecting financing structures.

$25.00
$25.00

Momentive Aftermath

Join this session to discuss cramup and reinstatement since Momentive, including a circuit split and recent developments. Dive into how the interest rate is being determined, as well as equitable mootness and remand issues in Momentive.

$25.00
$25.00

Energy Restructuring: Looking Forward and Backward

Technology has brought about radical changes in the energy industry, including the creation of new E&P companies, new cost structures and “just-in-time” revenue opportunities, and challenges to all companies in the production-to-consumer stream, including servicing and mid-stream. These changes, and the uncertainty regarding pricing and the evolution of new, unconventional competition, have led to a number of restructurings during the last cycle, as well as uncertainty on the appropriate capital structure and status for the industry going forward.

$25.00
$25.00

VALCON Talks: “What I’d Change About the Corporate Bankruptcy System”

Based on the incredibly popular “TED Talks” format, VALCON Talks will give four seasoned experts the opportunity to discuss changes they would make to the corporate bankruptcy system. If you consider yourself a bankruptcy guru or just want to be one, you won’t want to miss this program!

$25.00
$25.00
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