Finance and Banking

The ABCs of Electronic Currencies

Blockchain technology has the tech and business sectors abuzz. Legislators, regulators and the judiciary struggle to keep up with the breakneck pace of development. Much of the initial focus has been on Bitcoin, the virtual currency that was the first major blockchain-based application, but interest and activity by both industry and policymakers is quickly shifting toward broader uses of blockchains.

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Accounting in the Bankruptcy Context

This panel will focus on what the numbers mean, who cares about them and why they care — and why you should care, too.

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The Best-Laid Plans...

This session will examine key chapter 11 plan and confirmation issues and considerations, including plan-support agreements, nonconsensual third-party plan releases, classification and voting, valuation and cramdown interest rates, and “gifting” in plans post-Jevic.

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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.

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Special Problems Presenting Financial Consultants as Expert Witnesses and Ethics Hot Topics

Ethical considerations in the preparation and presentation of financial consultants as expert witnesses and other ethics hot topics including recent developments in disclosure requirements and civility.

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Trends in Secured Financing, DIP Lending, Cash Collateral and Exit Financing

This panel will discuss current trends and recent decisions in cash collateral usage, debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings, including strategies for effectively negotiating such financing arrangements, best practices and addressing common objections.

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Economics 101

Join this nationally renowned speaker for an overview of our national economic outlook, along with some possible risk factors that could impact the forecast, and household balance sheets in particular.

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What’s Your Favorite? Supreme Court Decisions that Will Impact (and Already Have Impacted) Bankruptcy Practice

A panel of judges, academics and Supreme Court practitioners will lead a discussion regarding the 2016-17 Supreme Court decisions of note for insolvency practitioners, as well as the high court’s most impactful, interesting or problematic decisions on bankruptcy practice to date. Amendments to Rule 37(e) (in effect since December 2015), as well as courts’ and litigants’ experiences with amended Rule 37(e), will also be discussed.

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