2019 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, 2014

NO CLE - Valuation: Bankruptcy Lawyers Are Litigators, Too!

This panel will discuss how to examine and cross-examine an expert witness and respond to judges. Through a fact pattern/role-playing approach, the panel will cover issues related to valuation and plan confirmation.

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NO CLE - Distribution Issues and Other Tensions in Ponzi Scheme Cases

This panel is devoted to four interrelated topics in Ponzi scheme cases, including (1) distribution methodology issues; (2) criminal vs. civil forfeiture; (3) the tension between U.S. and non-U.S. distribution schemes; and (4) additional issues, including collateral source recovery and the ability to assert personal jurisdiction over extraterritorial plaintiffs to enjoin proceedings that, if brought in the U.S., would violate the automatic stay.

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NO CLE - Chapter 13: Updates and Developments — Part 2

Everything that’s hot and not in chapter 13 practice, including mortgage-stripping, proof-of-claim wars, Kagenveama bites the dust, early pay-offs, modification anarchy and more.

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NO CLE - Chapter 13: Updates and Developments — Part 1

Everything that’s hot and not in chapter 13 practice, including mortgage-stripping, proof-of-claim wars, Kagenveama bites the dust, early pay-offs, modification anarchy and more.

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NO CLE - Discovery and Evidence Issues; Post-Judgment Motions; Appeals and Motions to Stay Pending Appeal; New Local Bankruptcy Rules and Updates

This panel will discuss practice tips during the pre-trial discovery period, as well as during the trial itself, related to the handling of evidence and objections thereto; discuss the proper use of post-judgment motions related to reconsideration and requests to amend findings of fact and conclusions of law; explain the appeals process, including motions for stay pending appeal; and explain certain important local rules, as well as updates that have occurred and those that will be coming.

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NO CLE - The Outer Limits (of U.S. Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction)

This panel will explore the ethical considerations and best practices available to attorneys and financial advisors to financially distressed businesses looking to eschew their home court in favor of a U.S. court and the chapter 11 remedy. On the flip side, this panel will also explore the ethical considerations and best practices available to attorneys and financial advisors to creditor constituencies who are trying to keep a case at home and as far away as possible from a U.S. court administering chapter 11.

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NO CLE - Anything but Absolute: The Evolution of the Absolute Priority Rule in Individual and Corporate Cases

This panel will explore recent developments with respect to the absolute priority rule using a fact pattern/role-playing approach focused on the “Old San Juan”, a mythical family-owned hotel in Puerto Rico.

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NO CLE - Domestic-Support Obligations; Applications to Retain Professionals and for Reimbursement of Fees

Years after the creation of the concept of domestic-support obligations, the panel will discuss how bankruptcy courts have interpreted this concept and how “alimony, maintenance and support” is a key element in BAPCPA cases. The presentation will also highlight the complex relationship between bankruptcy and domestic-relations law, and whether bankruptcy courts are bound by state courts’ determinations when issues of claim classification are raised.

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NO CLE - Chapter 15 Update

In addition to discussing the latest developments and cases under U.S. chapter 15, this panel will also focus on recent decisions dealing with the issues of the “center of main interest” (Fairfield Sentry), individual chapter 15 cases (Kemsley), intellectual property (think3, Inc.) and asset sales (Elpida Memory).

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NO CLE - Proposed National Chapter 13 Plan, Proof-of-Claim Issues and FRBP 3002.1

This panel will discuss the source and purpose of the National Chapter 13 Plan Form, explain the concerns surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court case of Espinosa, discuss the Bankruptcy Rules that will accompany the National Form, discuss and explain the National Form’s parts and the provisions contained therein, and cover what the practitioner must consider when the National Form becomes mandatory. The panel will also discuss relevant issues related to properly preparing and filing well-supported proofs of claims, including issues related to transferred and purchased claims.

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