ABIs Central States Bankruptcy Workshop to Feature 24 Bankruptcy Judges Hottest Insolvency Topics June 7-10
Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) 19th Annual Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, featuring 24 bankruptcy judges from the Sixth and Seventh Circuits, will take place June 7-10 at Michigan’s Grand Traverse Resort and Spa on Lake Michigan. The expanded workshop format – now featuring 12 breakout sessions – allows for spirited exchange between panelist and attendee, and the flexible repeating format allows attendees to customize their personal learning experience. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 9.0 hours CLE/11.0 hours CPE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics. The “Breakfast with a Judge” session will feature 22 bankruptcy judges talking about current insolvency developments. Panel sessions at the Central States Bankruptcy Workshop include: · Where’s the Beef? Restructuring and Chapter 11 Issues in the Restaurant, Franchise and Food Industries · You Can Have the House if I Can Have the Dog: Divorce Issues in Bankruptcy · Impact of Stern v. Marshall on Business Bankruptcy Practitioners · Is It In or Out? Exemption Issues Revisited · Chapter 7 Case Update · Problems, Problems, Problems Workshops · Let’s Work This Out: ADR and Mediation in Business Bankruptcy Matters · More Claims Issues in Consumer Cases · Trouble in the Heartland: Agriculture and Farm Restructurings · Burning Down the House: Mortgage Issues in Chapter 7 Cases · Chapter 11 Is Alive (i.e., Not Dead): Chapter 11 Update · What Have You Done to Me Lately? Stern v. Marshall and Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction · Social Networking and Bankruptcy: Ethics Panel Doug Lutz of Frost Brown Todd, LLC (Cincinnati) is the program chair, and Bankruptcy Judge Marci B. McIvor (E.D. Mich.; Detroit) is the judicial chair. Bankruptcy Judge Pamela S. Hollis (N.D. Ill.; Chicago) is the judicial advisory board chair. Anne B. Miller of NHB Advisors (Chicago) is the advisory board chair, and Richard S. Lauter of Freeborn & Peters LLP (Chicago) is the sponsorship chair. To view the full list of expert speakers at the Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/CS12/schedule.html. For more information on ABI’s Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/CS12. ### 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.
Monday, May 14, 2012