2021, 2021 Annual Spring Meeting

Top Ten Bankruptcy Ethics Traps and How to Avoid Them

This session will focus on some of the key ethics issues that confront professionals practicing in the bankruptcy field, and offer potential solutions on how to avoid getting caught in these traps. The panelists will present these issues in an interactive format so that the audience can participate and test their knowledge.

$125.00
$125.00
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Nightmarish Consumer Issues

This panel will explore some of the nasty topics that keep consumer lawyers awake at night, such as HOA/timeshare issues, surrendering in light of no foreclosure, and fee-jumping.

$125.00
$125.00

The Continued Impact of COVID-19 on the Distressed Real Estate Market

Hosted by the Real Estate and Secured Credit Committees
This session will explore current trends in distressed real estate, along with strategies for secured creditors, borrowers and investors as they continue to weather the pandemic, the legal implications of recent legislation and case law, and more.

$125.00
$125.00

Evidence and Trial Skills in Bankruptcy

Learn concrete trial and evidentiary skills in this lively mock examination.

$125.00
$125.00

Great Debates (2021 Annual Spring Meeting)

A panel of judges and ABI 40under40 honorees will be debating key bankruptcy issues including arbitration disputes, cramdown provisions and more! Listen in, weigh in and learn a lot!
First Debate Cramdowns “East vs. West”
Resolution 1: An arbitrator should decide whether disputes in bankruptcy cases and proceedings are subject to arbitration.
Pro: Andrew Helman
Con: Lindsi Weber
Resolution 2: All disputes in bankruptcy cases and proceedings can be subjected to binding arbitration.
Pro: Hon. Michael Fagone
Con: Hon. Daniel Collins

$125.00
$125.00

Circuit and District Court Splits on Important Bankruptcy Issues with Bill Rochelle

Join Bill Rochelle as he hosts a panel of bankruptcy judges to discuss circuit splits on important bankruptcy issues. This panel will feature a fun game-show format where judges will vote to resolve the issues before they reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

$125.00
$125.00

When Mediation Gets Messy: Ethical Dilemmas

Hosted by the Ethics & Professional Compensation and Mediation Committees
The panel will provide an overview of certain bankruptcy laws and rules relevant to mediation, using vignettes or hypotheticals to set the scenes for in-depth discussions of the relevant rules of professional responsibility and ethical concerns.

$125.00
$125.00

Liquidity Crisis! Dealing with the Cash-Starved Chapter 11 Debtor Prior to and Through Chapter 11

Before the DIP-financing or cash-collateral negotiation begins, there are a number of ways you can help your cash-strapped debtor raise cash. This session will share valuable tips for what you can do before reaching out to your client's lender, and how you can help fund a debtor from the first call until a sale or plan confirmation.

$125.00
$125.00

Insolvencies of Cannabis Producers and Their Cross-Border Implications

Hosted by the Emerging Industries & Technology and International Committees
This panel will address what happens when cannabis-producers become insolvent, and the resulting cross-border implications. The discussion will include how to structure a reorganization to address the legal issues that surround cannabis-producers, and bankruptcy courts' role in the process.

$125.00
$125.00

What Do I Do with This 1099 Form from the IRS? Cancellation of Debt Income: A Ticking Time Bomb?

Cancellation of debt income (CODI) will be one of the largest post-COVID-19 issues for consumers, businesses and business owners. This session will explain what happens when cancellation of a debt generates taxable income, and the resulting effects on the taxpayer and equityholders. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of whether they should counsel their clients to file bankruptcy.

$125.00
$125.00
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