Delaware Views from the Bench

November 17 | Wilmington, DE

Join ABI and the Delaware State Bar Association this fall for the 2022 Delaware Views from the Bench program at the popular Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. This year’s program will feature leading bankruptcy practitioners and perspectives from the Delaware bankruptcy bench, as well as ample networking opportunities. You won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind program!

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  • Registration Opens

  • Breakfast

  • Welcome Remarks

  • Ask the Judges

    A full panel of the distinguished Delaware Bankruptcy Court bench answering previously submitted questions from the members of the bar, providing “behind the bench” insight.

  • Refreshment Break

  • Successful Navigation of a Virtual Hearing

    As virtual hearings become standard in Court’s across the country, the panel members provide, review of best practices and lessons learned from the Court’s perspective since the mainstreaming of virtual hearings.

  • Networking Break

  • The Intersection of the Bankruptcy and Chancery Courts

    A discussion on recent case law developments of issues that touch both the Bankruptcy and Chancery Court.

  • Luncheon

  • Luncheon Keynote

    A fireside chat between Daniel Kamensky and Judge Goldblatt touching on fiduciary duties of creditors and other related topics.

  • Current Issues in Subchapter V Cases

    Delaware Bankruptcy Judges and panel members discuss the case law developments in Subchapter V cases including, but not limited to, designation revocation, official committees appointments and insiders.

  • Networking Break

  • Valuing the Difficult Asset

    A look at best practices for valuing hard to value assets in order to facilitate global case settlement and trust values.

  • Networking Reception

  • Partners


42 W 11th St,
Wilmington, DE 19801

Located in the heart of downtown Wilmington, Del., the luxurious Hotel du Pont offers guests comfort and the latest technology set within Wilmington’s financial and legal district. Conveniently located just two hours from New York and Washington, D.C., 60 minutes from Baltimore and 25 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport, the historic Hotel du Pont is a well-known retreat in the Mid-Atlantic corridor. ABI has arranged a special conference rate of $249 per night. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by October 16, 2022, to secure the special rate. When calling the hotel, be sure to mention the American Bankruptcy Institute. Rooms are held on a first-come, first-served basis. ABI cannot guarantee anyone a room after the October 25 cut-off or after the specially rated ABI block has been filled. The hotel may sell out, so please make your reservations accordingly.

Conference Rates

(by 10/21/22)
(after 11/07/22)
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New Govt./Nonprofit/Aca. ABI/DSBA Member*
* Includes a one-year ABI membership for first-time members — a $425 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.
Exhibitor Rates
ABI Member Exhibitor Registration**
New ABI Member Exhibitor Registration***
Additional Booth Representative
** 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 — a $425 value! You must be an ABI member to attend. Membership is individual and nonrefundable.
Note: All exhibitor rates include the breakfast and all refreshment breaks.

Financial Hardship Statement

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, ABI may allow the individual to work at the 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 more information, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by October 26, 2022. No refunds will be granted after October 26, but substitutions will be allowed. After October 26, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the canceling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.

Anti-Harassment Policy

The American Bankruptcy Institute is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.

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6.75 hours of CLE credit, including 3 hours of ethics, are pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and 8.1 hours of CLE credit, including 3.5 hours of ethics, are pending in 50-minute-hour states. Credit hours granted are subject to each state’s CLE credit-approval regulations and might not be approved prior to the program. California MCLE: ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6.75 hours, including 3 hours of ethics. NY MCLE: This course or program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 8 credit hours, of which 7 credit hours can be applied toward the professional practice requirement and 3 credit hours can be applied toward the ethics professionalism requirement. 8 hours of CPE credit, including 3 hours of ethics, 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,