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ABIs CanadianAmerican Cross-Border Insolvency Symposium to Be Held on Nov. 7 in Toronto

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ABI’S CANADIAN/AMERICAN CROSS-BORDER INSOLVENCY SYMPOSIUM TO BE HELD ON NOV. 7 IN TORONTO

September 1, 2011, Alexandria, Va. — Bankruptcy practitioners handling international cases will not want to miss the American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) Canadian/American Cross-Border Insolvency Symposium on Nov. 7 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Experts from Canada and the U.S. will be discussing the hottest topics in cross-border proceedings at the Symposium, and attendees will have the opportunity to earn 6 hours of CLE/CPD credit, as well as 7 hours of CPE credit.This year’s program will also be co-hosted by the Annual Review of Insolvency Law, the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, the Insolvency Institute of Canada and TMA Toronto. The co-chairs for the Symposium are Steven G. Golick of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Toronto) and Marcia L. Goldstein of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York).
 
Concurrent sessions include:
 
•            Too Big to Fail. Or Is It?
•            Labour-Relations Issues on Restructuring: The New Deal?
•            Ancillary Proceedings: Chapter 15/Section 18.6—What Really Happens?
•            Cross-Border Workouts: A Roundtable. The Bear Pit Session!
•            North American Idol: Insights from Leading Turnaround Specialists
•            Where’s the Dough? What’s New in Financing Debtors?
•            Hot Topics
•            So, You Want to Be a Court Officer?
•            Who’s in Control?
•            To Infinity and Beyond: Where Have We Come From? Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?
 
The program also includes a special luncheon keynote by Paul Ingrassia, a Pulitzer Prize-winning financial journalist and former president of Dow Jones Newswires. For more information on the program schedule, please click the following link:
http://www.abiworld.org/CANAM11/schedule.html
 
For more information on ABI’s Canadian/American Cross-Border Insolvency Symposium, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/CANAM11. If you have a Twitter account and would like to follow the conference or contribute a post about the conference, please utilize #CanAmIS11.

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