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ABIs Bankruptcy 2010 Views from the Bench Conference in October to Feature 18 Bankruptcy Judges

Contact: John Hartgen
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             jhartgen@abiworld.org

ABI’s “BANKRUPTCY 2010: VIEWS FROM THE BENCH” CONFERENCE IN OCTOBER TO FEATURE 18 BANKRUPTCY JUDGES

 

August 2, 2010, Alexandria, Va. — Eighteen bankruptcy judges and top practitioners from around the country will participate at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “Bankruptcy 2010: Views from the Bench” program on Oct. 1 at The Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. David R. Kuney of Sidley Austin LLP (Washington, D.C.) is the program chair for the conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 7.5 CLE credits, including 1.0 hour of ethics.

Panel sessions at “Views from the Bench” include:

  • Sales under 363(b): Has the “Non-Ordinary” Sale Become Ordinary?
  • Intercreditor Issues and Subordinate Financing: “Tranche Warfare”
  • Fraudulent Conveyances, Preferences and Lender Liability
  • Chapter 11 for the High-Net-Worth Individual
  • Confirmation: Hot Cases Roundtable
  • Ethics: A New Take on 'When in Doubt, Disclose'

For a full list of session speakers, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/GT10/schedule.html

Lunch at the program will provide attendees a unique opportunity take part in one of three smaller break-out sessions with facilitators leading discussions from the earlier sessions including “Sales under 363(b),” “Intercreditor Issues” and “Fraudulent Conveyances.”

All attendees will also receive a complimentary copy of ABI’s Bankruptcy Litigation Manual: What Civil Litigators Need to Know, also available at http://bookstore.abi.org.      

For more information on the “Views from the Bench” conference, please be sure to visit http://www.abiworld.org/GT10.  

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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 12,600 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.