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ABI Releases Bankruptcy Appeals Manual

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ABI RELEASES BANKRUPTCY APPEALS MANUAL

June 14, 2007, Alexandria, Va. —The American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) newest publication, ABI’s Bankruptcy Appeals Manual: Winning Your Bankruptcy Appeal, provides a complete guide for practitioners faced with an appeal in a bankruptcy case. TheManual provides comprehensive coverage of all of the references and practical guidance that a practitioner—whether a novice or seasoned veteran—will need to successfully prosecute, or defend against, a bankruptcy appeal.

Authors Samuel R. Maizel of Pachulski Stang Ziehl Young Jones & Weintraub LLP (Los Angeles) and Jessica D. Gabel of Covington & Burling LLP (San Francisco) discuss the issues relevant to an appeal, including choosing the proper forum, standing, timing, standards for review and stays pending appeal. The Manual helps practitioners by discussing how to draft appellate pleadings and presentan effective appellate argument. Additionally, the Manual includes the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, the Rules found in Part VIII of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and pertinent provisions from the Bankruptcy Code and other relevant federal statutes.  

The 278-page softbound manual is available for purchase ($22 members; $27 nonmembers) at ABI’s Online Bookstore. Click here to order.
http://www.abiworld.org/source/orders/index.cfm?task=3&SKU=07_005

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ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,500 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.