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ABIs Northeast Bankruptcy Conference to Examine Key Issues in Insolvency July 8-11

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

 

MORTGAGES, PENSIONS, PRE-PACKAGED CHAPTER 11’s AND RECENT SUPREME COURT BANKRUPTCY DECISIONS TO BE DISCUSSED AT ABI’S POPULAR NORTHEAST BANKRUPTCY CONFERENCE AND NORTHEAST CONSUMER FORUM ON JULY 8-11

March 31, 2010, Alexandria, Va. –More than 400 practitioners will join a 14-judge faculty at ABI’s 17th Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, July 8-11 at the Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster, Mass. The conference provides up to 8.75 hours of continuing education credits including 1.5 hours of ethics. This year’s conference will again offer a separate three-day consumer forum at a reduced conference rate. Co-chairs for the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference are Michael J. Epstein of CRG Partners Group LLC (Boston) and Francis C. Morrissey of Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos (Boston). Bankruptcy Judge Joel B. Rosenthal (D. Mass.; Worcester) is the judicial chair.

Topics to be discussed at the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference include:

  • Real Estate Loan Enforcement and Workouts in a Securitized World
  • The Assault on the Secured Creditor
  • Current Controversies in Bankruptcy Sales
  • Is the PBGC Next? Retirement Plans and the Chapter 11 Debtor
  • Need for Speed: Pre-Packaged and Pre-Negotiated Plans

For a list of speakers and more information on the programs at the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/NE10/schedule.html.

In conjunction with the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, ABI’s Fifth Annual Northeast Consumer Forum will be held July 8-10 and will focus on consumer bankruptcy educational programs designed for both experienced and new professionals. Back by popular demand, this three-day forum offers insolvency practitioners an opportunity to earn approximately 6.0 hours of CLE/CPE credit. Patricia Antonelli of Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP (Providence, R.I.) and Nina M. Parker of Parker & Associates (Winchester, Mass.) are co-chairs of the Northeast Consumer Forum.

The Consumer Forum programs include:

  • Mortgages! Mortgages! Mortgages!
  • The Supreme Court Takes On Consumer Bankruptcy (and the Unintended Consequences)
  • Individual Chapter 11s Are Not Just Big Chapter 13s

For a list of speakers and more information on the programs at the Northeast Consumer Forum, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/NE10/consumer.html.

 

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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 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.