COVID-19

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

ABI Live - The Global Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Commercial and Office Real Estate

Sponsored by American Bankruptcy Institute and INSOL International
A distinguished panel of legal and business professionals from the U.S., Canada, U.K. and E.U. will explore the current state of the commercial and office markets, where the markets are headed, and creative strategies for both landlords and tenants to address the hardships posed by the pandemic. The relevant issues will be addressed across the panelists' varied jurisdictions.

$125.00
$125.00

Pandemic Pandemonium: Litigating in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 severely impacted the way in which bankruptcy lawyers and judges handle litigation consistent with the needs of distressed companies. Learn what aspects of bankruptcy litigation were affected, procedurally and substantively, and what lessons we took away and are likely to keep for the future of practicing in this unique forum. Hear from experts who were on the bankruptcy front lines about what strategies were affected and in what ways.

$125.00
$125.00

NO CLE - ABI-Live: Key Concepts in Post-COVID Real Estate Restructurings

The panelists will revisit real estate and real estate-based business workouts, bankruptcies and restructurings during the peak of the pandemic and extrapolate the lessons learned as guidance for debtors, tenants, landlords and investors moving forward as we begin the recovery period. The panelists also will focus on important pandemic bankruptcy cases and key rulings on leases and workout strategies, and will assess issues surrounding asset valuations and projections.

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Impact of COVID-19 on Valuation: Views from the Bench, Investors and Advisors

While COVID-19 has led to a substantial increase in the number of bankruptcy filings, its impact on valuation issues in the context of chapter 11 cases is less clear. Employing their differing perspectives, the panelists will explore how the uncertainty created by COVID-19 has affected the analysis of issues like plan feasibility, cost of capital, the pricing of risk, and the application of valuation methodologies in chapter 11 proceedings, with a particular emphasis on retail cases.

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$125.00
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Betting on the Unknowable: The Impact of COVID-19 Recovery Timing on Valuation and Restructuring Dynamics

The global coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the global economy for more than a year creating winners and losers across countries, industries and socio-economic groups. Among the most impacted industries continue to be hospitality, leisure and real estate industries where, despite progress made in vaccinations towards herd immunity, there is no clear recovery timetable in evidence.

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Issues Relating to CARES Act Loans

This session will focus on the loan and debt-relief options that were created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) of 2020, and their impact on debtors and bankruptcy law and practice. The session will begin with a brief primer on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) lending program and Main Street lending programs, then delve into the various bankruptcy issues that have since emerged related to these lending programs, including access to loans, priority and subordination of lender claims, and certifications regarding future bankruptcy filings.

$125.00
$125.00

Technology Issues: Crash Course

This session will address how COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders prompted the rapid adoption of technology by the courts, the lessons learned along the way, and where technology can be used to further improve the efficiency, efficacy and safety of the bankruptcy process.

$125.00
$125.00

Ethics: Crisis Management in Bankruptcy: Dealing with a Dangerous World

Against the backdrop of the recent COVID-19 health crisis, this session will focus on issues relating to crisis management in the business and practice of bankruptcy law. The panelists will discuss best practices for disaster recovery and business-continuity planning, technology solutions for navigating a crisis, and various legal and ethical issues that arise during a time of crisis. The panelists will also address mental health and personal wellness issues that can arise during and after a crisis.

$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
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