Asset Sales Committee


Post date: Friday, January 22, 2021

Nomination Deadline

Friday, March 5, 2021


Post date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Abe’s Boat Rentals Inc. filed for chapter 11 on April 27, 2018, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. On Feb. 22, 2019, the debtor filed an Application for Order Authorizing Employment of Whelton Marine LLC as Marine Broker (the “Application to Employ”) in order to sell a 2008 Tiara 4300 Sovran yacht (the “vessel” or “M/V Heaven”).

Post date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The ABI Asset Sales Committee announced the winner of the second annual Asset Sale of the Year Award at the beginning of a July 22, 2020, Asset Sales Committee webinar titled, Evolving Landscape of Distressed M&A Activity.

Post date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

When a retail debtor seeks to sell its assets in a chapter 11 proceeding pursuant to § 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, one of the key issues that often arises is whether the debtor will be permitted, as part of such sale, to assume and assign its store leases to the proposed buyer pursuant to § 365 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Post date: Tuesday, April 07, 2020

As the pace of chapter 11 cases quickens and the time frames within which theyare filed, administered and closed become condensed, so too do the issues that may arise with accelerated asset sales under § 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Post date: Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia permit some form of marijuana sales, and 11 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws for the recreational sale and use of marijuana. Yet marijuana remains a “Schedule I” drug under the Controlled Substances Act,[1] equivalent to heroin under federal law.

Post date: Tuesday, April 07, 2020

If the ruling on the field stands, consumer credit contracts are ineligible for sale free and clear of consumer claims and defenses through a chapter 11 plan. Hon. James L. Garrity, Jr.

Post date: Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Post date: Monday, August 26, 2019

Asset sales under § 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code [1] have become a critical component of the bankruptcy practitioner’s arsenal, and a preferred avenue of monetizing a debtor’s assets.

Post date: Thursday, August 22, 2019

The ABI Asset Sale Committee awarded the inaugural Asset Sale of the Year Award to the asset sale in the Cobalt Energy case.[1] Cobalt International Energy Inc.


Tue, 2020-01-28

Marijuana-related businesses are being denied access to bankruptcy relief in all but a tiny handful of cases. This webinar will discuss prospects for success in bankruptcy court, available alternative methods of affording relief to troubled cannabis businesses, and possibilities for changes in the regulatory climate.

Thu, 2019-10-17

There have been a number of recent bankruptcy filings by large and high profile healthcare providers, such as the filings of Verity Health System of California, Inc., in Los Angeles (the second largest hospital bankruptcy case in American history), Hospital Acquisition LLC and 25 related debtors d/b/a Promise Health and American Academic Health System (Hahnemann University Hospital and St.

Thu, 2019-10-10

We will take a deeper dive into some of the more interesting and unique local rules that practitioners should be aware of when completing assets sales in various districts. The panelists will also discuss the need for local rules, differences across jurisdictions, and the process for revisions and implementation.

Thu, 2019-06-20

Hosted by the Asset Sales and Financial Advisors and Investment Banking Committees. FAs, IBs, RE advisors, attorneys: too many cooks in the kitchen? This panel will discuss the anatomy of the bankruptcy sales process and focus on optimizing value by drawing on the resource skills of attorneys, investment banks, financial advisors and real estate advisors.

Tue, 2017-11-14

This webinar will provide an overview of key provisions in, and frequent disputes regarding, bidding procedure orders and bidding procedures. The webinar will cover both a basic introduction to the topic, as well as a discussion on advanced hot issues and recent trends in this area of law.

Sat, 2017-04-22

This panel hosted by the Asset Sales and Health Care Committees will discuss the Top 10 Issues to Be Aware of When Buying a Health Care Business, and How to Plan for the Inevitable Surprises.

Thu, 2017-03-09

The Asset Sales Committee will host a webinar on the roles of secured, undersecured and unsecured creditors and committees in asset sales and bidding processes involving complex capital structures. The discussion will focus on the challenges and complications that can arise in seeking an expedited sale free and clear of claims and liens and means by which creditors and committees can use the sale process to their advantage.

Fri, 2016-04-15

Labor Issues in 363 Sales: Things You Need to Know

Wed, 2016-03-30

The Unsecured Trade Creditors' Committee's call discussed  “gifting” and other recent developments regarding application of the absolute priority rule.

Thu, 2016-03-10

The Asset Sales Committee hosted a conference call discussing the GM successor liability decision now on appeal in the Second Circuit. John Hutton (Greenberg Traurig LLP; Miami) and Henry Jaffe (Pepper Hamilton LLP; Wilmington) led a conference call discussing the issues raised and being briefed before the Second Circuit in the GM successor liability appeal.


Ms. Dawn M. Cica, Esq.
Carlyon Cica Chtd.
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 491-4377

Ms. Evelyn Meltzer, Esq.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
Wilmington, DE
(302) 777-6532

Mr. James Robert Irving, Esq.
Communications Manager
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
Louisville, KY
(502) 587-3606

Ms. Leyza Florin Blanco
Education Director
Sequor Law
Miami, FL
(305) 372-8282

Ms. Randye B. Soref
Membership Relations Director
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 556-1801

Mrs. Alicia M. Bendana
Newsletter Editor
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, LC (Parent Record)
New Orleans, LA
(504) 568-1990

Mr. Matthew J. LoCascio
Special Projects Leader
SC&H Capital
Ellicott City, MD
(443) 951-4846

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