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ABIs 3rd Annual Mid-Level Professional Development Program to Be Held in New York in October

Contact: John Hartgen
             703-894-5935
             jhartgen@abiworld.org

ABI’S 3RD ANNUAL MID-LEVEL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM TO BE HELD IN NEW YORK IN OCTOBER

August 24, 2011, Alexandria, Va.— The American Bankruptcy Institute will hold its 3rd Annual Mid-Level Professional Development Program on Oct. 28 at the Davis Polk & Wardwell Conference Center in New York. This unique program is geared specifically toward mid-level insolvency and restructuring professionals and includes both technical and career-advancement sessions. Attendees at the program will learn critical skills from a faculty that includes the country’s top judges, attorneys, financial advisors, investment bankers, restructuring professionals and clients. Former Chief Restructuring Officer for the U.S. Treasury James E. Millstein of Millstein & Co. LLC (Washington D.C.) will be the keynote speaker at the program. Space is limited.
 
Advisory board co-chairs for the program are Douglas E. Deutsch of Chadbourne & Parke, LLP (New York), Alan D. Holtz of AlixPartners, LLP (New York) and Damian S. Schaible of Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP (New York). The judicial chair for the conference is Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman (S.D.N.Y.).
 
Sessions for the Mid-Level Professional Development Program include:
 
·      Methods for Achieving Consensual Restructurings in Today’s Environment
·      Career Development (How to Advance within Your Firm and the Profession)
·      Intercreditor Issues
·      How Best to Serve Your Clients
·      Case Study: Tribune
·      Judges' Roundtable: Tips on Practicing before the Bankruptcy Courts
 
All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Collier’s 2011 Portable Pamphlet, which includes the full text of the Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence. The book also includes text of additional statutory provisions.
 
For more information on the Mid-Level Professional Development Program, visit http://www.abiworld.org/PDP11. Follow the conference live and contribute to the conversation on Twitter by utilizing #MidPDP11.

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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 over 13,000 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.