Finance and Banking

Attorneys and Advisors for All of Us: Representation of Directors and Managers in the Sale of Debtor Assets

Hosted by the Asset Sales and the Financial Advisors & Investment Banking Committees

$25.00
$25.00

Litigating New Financial Industry Issues in Bankruptcy: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Other Breaking News

Hosted by the Bankruptcy Litigation and the Commercial & Regulatory Law Committees

Breaking stories on blockchain or cryptocurrency seem to hit the news daily. Litigating issues involving this new area presents challenges, as there is no central issuing or regulatory authority. There are no official clearinghouses or oversight by financial institutions, and users act autonomously in transactions. This panel will discuss the various measures of protection for cryptocurrency players in the financial industry and how to litigate the complex issues.

$25.00
$25.00

A Primer on Digital Currency and Blockchain

This session will cover what everyone needs to know about digital currency and blockchain, and how it will impact future bankruptcy practice.

$25.00
$25.00

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Accounting Basics for Bankruptcy Professionals

This panel will discuss some accounting basics in terms of what trustees and creditors can learn about the debtor early in a case from various financial documents, information gleaned from tax returns beyond just refunds pending, when and why valuations are needed and the methods and assumptions to consider, and the use of cash collateral budgets and projections.

$25.00
$25.00

Impact of Insolvency on Cryptocurrency, Smart Contracts and Initial Coin Offerings

Impact of Insolvency on Cryptocurrency, Smart Contracts and Initial Coin Offerings by IWIRC

$25.00
$25.00

From Non-Performing Loans to “Unlikely to Pay:” The Next Frontier

Do unfair trading practices (UTP) in Europe represent a new Gold Rush, and how will they impact the restructuring and turnaround market? In this panel, TMA professionals will discuss potential solutions for and the future of these practices.

$25.00
$25.00

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.

$25.00
$25.00

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.

$25.00
$25.00

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.

$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
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