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ABI offers periodic press briefings on timely topics of interest to the media. The press briefings feature ABI experts examining the timely issues and answering questions from participating journalists. An archived listing of educational press briefing is provided below.

For questions or more information about ABI's press briefings, please contact the ABI Public Affairs Manager John Hartgen at jhartgen@abiworld.org.

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American Bankruptcy Institute Forms Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy - ACA International
March 21,2017
American Bankruptcy Institute Forms Commission on Consumer BankruptcyACA InternationalThe American Bankruptcy Institute has created a 15-member Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy to examine the consumer bankruptcy system and recommend improvements that can be added within its existing structure. “The Commission aims to ...

Opinion analysis: Bankruptcy priority rules may not be evaded in Chapter 11 structured dismissals - SCOTUSblog (blog)
March 23,2017
Opinion analysis: Bankruptcy priority rules may not be evaded in Chapter 11 structured dismissalsSCOTUSblog (blog)Moreover, the court prominently cited (on the structured dismissal issue) the wide-ranging and much-debated “2014 Report of the American Bankruptcy Institute Chapter 11 Study Commission,” which also proposed substantial reforms of existing Section 363 ...and more »

Bankruptcy Filings Drop in February - ACA International
March 9,2017
Bankruptcy Filings Drop in FebruaryACA InternationalThe decline last month counters recent year-over-year increases tracked by the American Bankruptcy Institute. newscreditors. Total U.S. bankruptcy filings approached 60,000 in February, but declined 10 percent from February 2016, according to a news ...