Ten years after its implementation, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA) continues to reshape the landscape for both consumer and business bankruptcies. Hear an expert panel assess the effects of BAPCPA on financially distressed businesses.
Robert J. Keach is a shareholder at Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson (Portland, Maine) and co-chair of ABI's Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11, which completed its work in 2014.
Richard Levin is a member of the Jenner & Block’s Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization Practice in New York. He was counsel to a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee from 1975 to 1978, during which time he was one of the primary authors of the 1978 Bankruptcy Code.
Our moderator for the program is Prof. Michelle Harner, professor of law and the director of the Business Law Program at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (Baltimore). Prof. Harner is ABI’s Robert M. Zinman ABI Resident Scholar for the Fall 2015 semester and is the Reporter for the ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11.