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Changes in Latitude, Changes in Attitude

The bankruptcy venue statute provides debtors significant discretion in determining where to file a bankruptcy case—in some cases, there may be dozens of jurisdictions that could serve as proper venue. So how do attorneys advise their clients on where to file? This panel explores the myriad considerations faced by debtors (and indeed, creditors) in determining where a bankruptcy case should be filed, including circuit splits on pertinent areas of law, variations in local rules, and the amorphous “comfort” with some jurisdictions over others.

Annual Spring Meeting 2019
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