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Thursday, November 2

8:30 a.m.

Registration Desk Open and Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by AlixPartners LLP

9:15-9:30 a.m.

Welcome & Program Introduction

Panelists will assume the roles of debtors, committee members and successors at key stages of a modern bankruptcy. Competing teams will present different points of view from the moment a company begins to consider bankruptcy up through mediation or court; our expert faculty will provide insight, practical advice and proposed solutions into the strategic decisions and negotiations that are part of the day-to-day reality of restructuring practice.

9:30-11:15 a.m.

Round 1: Evaluating Competing Alternatives

 

Committee Team: Debtor Team: Successor Team:

Stephen Spitzer

AlixPartners LLP; New York

Kathryn B. McGlynn

Deloitte CRG; New York

Richard E. Mikels

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

Jeremy W. Ryan

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP; Wilmington, Del.

Scott L. Anchin

Decarba LLC; New York

Stuart M. Brown

DLA Piper; Wilmington, Del.

William H. Henrich

Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC; New York

Michael B. Schaedle

Blank Rome LLP; Philadelphia

Derek C. Abbott

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Wilmington, Del.

Eric J. Fromme

Theodora Oringher PC; Costa Mesa, Cal.

Robert Lemons

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; New York

Natalie D. Ramsey

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP; Philadelphia

Geoffrey A. Richards

Canaccord Genuity; New York

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Break

11:30 a.m-12:45 p.m.

Round 2: Feasibility

This panel will evaluate the Company’s ability to generate future cash flows sufficient to cover its obligations. This evaluation should include the viewpoints of each of the constituencies involved in the case (Debtor, Unsecured, Successor) on what the restructured debt/liability levels should be, and how the Company’s future cash flows can support their view of these obligations, including the potential to eventually refinance.

 

Committee Team: Debtor Team: Successor Team:

Jacob Adlerstein

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; New York

Nancy A. Peterman

Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Chicago

Omar Stevens

Carl Marks Advisors; New York

Wayne P. Weitz

EisnerAmper LLP; New York

Christopher K. Wu

Teneo Restructuring; New York

Kathryn A. Coleman

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; New York

Wesley Appell

Epiq Systems, Inc.; New York

Mike Katzenstein

FTI Consulting, Inc.; New York

Paul D. Leake

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; New York

Lorie R. Beers

Cowen and Company; New York

Neil Gupta

SSG Capital Advisors, LLC; Conshohocken, Pa

C. Jacobson

Alvarez & Marsal; New York

Ross Waetzman

Gavin/Solmonese LLC; Wilmington, Del.

12:45 p.m-2:00 p.m.

Break for Lunch

2:00 -3:30 p.m.

Round 3: Valuation

 

Committee Team: Debtor Team: Successor Team:

Jacob Adlerstein

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; New York

Nancy A. Peterman

Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Chicago

Omar Stevens

Carl Marks Advisors; New York

Wayne P. Weitz

EisnerAmper LLP; New York

Christopher K. Wu

Teneo Restructuring; New York

Kathryn A. Coleman

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; New York

Wesley Appell

Epiq Systems, Inc.; New York

Mike Katzenstein

FTI Consulting, Inc.; New York

Paul D. Leake

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; New York

Lorie R. Beers

Cowen and Company; New York

Neil Gupta

SSG Capital Advisors, LLC; Conshohocken, Pa

C. Jacobson

Alvarez & Marsal; New York

Ross Waetzman

Gavin/Solmonese LLC; Wilmington, Del.

3:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m

Break

3:45-5:15 p.m.

Round 4: Best-Interest Test

 

Committee Team: Debtor Team: Successor Team:

Stephen Spitzer

AlixPartners LLP; New York

Kathryn B. McGlynn

Deloitte CRG; New York

Richard E. Mikels

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

Jeremy W. Ryan

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP; Wilmington, Del.

Scott L. Anchin

Decarba LLC; New York

Stuart M. Brown

DLA Piper; Wilmington, Del.

William H. Henrich

Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC; New York

Michael B. Schaedle

Blank Rome LLP; Philadelphia

Derek C. Abbott

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Wilmington, Del.

Eric J. Fromme

Theodora Oringher PC; Costa Mesa, Cal.

Robert Lemons

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; New York

Natalie D. Ramsey

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP; Philadelphia

Geoffrey A. Richards

Canaccord Genuity; New York

5:15-5:30 p.m.

Summary and Concluding Remarks

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Joint Reception and Dinner with 2017 Corporate Restructuring Competition Sponsors, Judges and Students

The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
10 Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19102

6:00-7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

7:00-9:00 p.m.

Dinner

This event is one of the premier gatherings of area restructuring and legal professionals and will be attended by many local bankruptcy judges. Join students competing in the following day’s Corporate Restructuring Competition for an enjoyable evening of dining and networking with potential future colleagues.

 

Conference Information

Location

The program will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia (10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102), conveniently located in the city center across from Philadelphia City Hall. The hotel is also the site of the combined CFRP/CRC reception and dinner.

Travel

Air: Fly into Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).
Ground: The hotel is approximately 10 miles from Philadelphia International Airport. Taxis are available 24 hours a day, with a travel time of about 25 minutes to the Ritz-Carlton.
Rail: The hotel is conveniently located between the Market-Frankford and Broad Street Metro lines.

Conference Attire

Business attire is requested throughout the conference.

Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing by October 12, 2017. No refunds will be made if notice is received after October 12, although substitutions will be allowed. After October 12, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the cancelling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.

Continuing Education*

6.5 hours of general CLE credit are pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and 7.5 hours of general CLE credit are pending in 50-minute-hour states. Credit hours granted are subject to approval from each state. California MCLE: ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6.5 hours NY MCLE: This transitional and non-transitional program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the CLE Board for a maximum of 7.5 credit hours. 7.5 hours of CPE credit are also available.

 

* ABI offers intermediate-level courses, which assume that attendees will have at least some detailed knowledge of insolvency matters (pursuant to the “Statement on Standards for CPE Programs” established by AICPA and NASBA). ABI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website, www.nasbaregistry.org.

ABI acknowledges that in some instances there will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on alternative solutions. For persons who cannot meet the full registration rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can reasonably afford to cover the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, we may allow the individual to work at our registration area for a few hours during attendee check-in, or assist in conference set-up. ABI also has reduced rates for government employees, professors, law clerks and students. For information on tuition assistance, send an e-mail to adonohue@abiworld.org.

 

 

Co-Chairs

Kathryn A. Coleman

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; New York
 

Eric J. Fromme

Theodora Oringher PC; Costa Mesa, Cal.
 

Stephen Spitzer

AlixPartners LLP; New York
 

Wayne P. Weitz

EisnerAmper LLP; New York

Faculty

Derek C. Abbott

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Wilmington, Del.
 

Wesley Appell

Epiq Systems, Inc.; New York
 

Scott L. Anchin

Dacarba LLC; New York
 

Lorie R. Beers

Cowen and Company; New York
 

Evan Blum

Alvarez & Marsal; New York
 

Stuart M. Brown

DLA Piper; Wilmington, Del.
 

Neil Gupta

SSG Capital Advisors, LLC; Conshohocken, Pa
 

William H. Henrich

Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC; New York
 

Mike Katzenstein

FTI Consulting, Inc.; New York
 

Paul D. Leake

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; New York
 

Elizabeth McColm

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; New York
 

 

Kathryn B. McGlynn

Deloitte CRG; New York
 

Drew McManigle

SierraConstellation Partners, LLC; Houston Texas
 

Richard E. Mickels

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
 

Nancy A. Peterman

Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Chicago
 

Natalie D. Ramsey

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP; Philadelphia
 

Geoffrey A. Richards

Raymond James
 

Jeremy W. Ryan

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP; Wilmington, Del.
 

Michael B. Schaedle

Blank Rome LLP; Philadelphia
 

Joseph H. Smolinsky

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; New York
 

Ross Waetzman

Gavin/Solmonese LLC; Wilmington, Del.
 

Christopher K. Wu

Teneo Restructuring; New York

 

 

 

 

14th Annual Complex Financial Restructuring Program Sponsors

AlixPartners LLP

Alvarez & Marsal

Blank Rome LLP

Cowen and Company

Dacarba LLC 

Deloitte CRG

DLA Piper

EisnerAmper LLP

Epiq Systems, Inc.

FTI Consulting, Inc.

Gavin/Solmonese LLC

Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC

GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Raymond James

SierraConstellation

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

SSG Capital Advisors, LLC

Teneo Restructuring

Theodora Oringher PC

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

 
 

 

2017 Annual Complex Financial Restructuring Program Registration Rates

Registration Rates

Early Bird 
(postmarked by 10/13/17)

Regular 
(10/14/17-10/27/17)

Late 
(after 10/27/17)


ABI/TMA Member $545 $595 $645
ABI Govt./Nonprofit Member $345 $395 $445
New ABI Member* $840 $890 $940

New ABI Govt./Nonprofit Member*

$440 $490 $540
 
ABI Member Exhibitor Registration** $1,600
New ABI Member Exhibitor Registration*** $1,925
Additional Booth Representative $300

* Includes a one-year ABI membership for first-time members — a $325 value! You must be an ABI member to attend. Membership is individual and nonrefundable. If your membership has expired, select the member rate and add in your membership renewal fee.

** Includes one 6’ table and full registration for one booth representative.

*** Includes one 6’table and full registration for one booth representative AND a one-year ABI membership.

CFRP Optional Event

Single Ticket to CRC Dinner
(Available to registered CFRP attendees and exhibitors only)
$150
Table Sponsor for CRC Dinner
$1,000 (Includes 4 tickets to the CRC Dinner)
$2,000 (Includes 8 tickets to the CRC Dinner)
To secure one of the following exclusive sponsorships, please select an option below:
I would like to sponsor the Cocktail Reception.
(includes a Half Table)*
$3,000
I would like to sponsor the dinner wine.
(includes a Half Table)*
$3,000

* Additional benefits apply.

ABI DEFINES A “GUEST” AS A SPOUSE, CHILD OR COMPANION — NOT A PROFESSIONAL COLLEAGUE. A professional colleague is defined as someone who consults with or is employed by an organization whose members are eligible for ABI membership. If a professional colleague is found to be registered as a guest, ABI reserves the right to cancel his or her event registration. Any person not meeting the criteria of “guest” who wishes to participate in any ABI function at the conference is required to register separately at the full conference rate.