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ABIs Bankruptcy 2011 Views from the Bench Conference in September to Feature 19 Bankruptcy Judges

Contact: John Hartgen
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ABI’s “BANKRUPTCY 2011: VIEWS FROM THE BENCH” CONFERENCE IN SEPTEMBER TO FEATURE 19 BANKRUPTCY JUDGES

July 18, 2011, Alexandria, Va. — Nineteen bankruptcy judges and top practitioners from around the country will participate at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “Bankruptcy 2011: Views from the Bench” program on Sept. 16 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 7.0/8.4 hours of CLE/CPE credits, including 1.0/1.2 hours of ethics.
 
Panel sessions at “Views from the Bench” include:
 
·      Sales in Bankruptcy: Is Everything Now a Sale?
·      Intercreditor Issues
·      Avoidance Actions
·      Mid-Market Dilemmas
·      Confirmation: Hot Cases Roundtable
·      Ethics Committee
 
For a full list of session speakers, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/GT11/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 in Bankruptcy: Is Everything Now a Sale?,' 'Intercreditor Issues' and 'Avoidance Actions.' In addition, 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 “Views from the Bench” conference, please be sure to visit http://www.abiworld.org/GT11.

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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 more than 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