ABIs Popular Northeast Bankruptcy Conference and Consumer Forum Set to Take Place in July in Newport
Contact: John Hartgen
ABI’S POPULAR NORTHEAST BANKRUPTCY CONFERENCE AND
CONSUMER FORUM SET TO TAKE PLACE IN JULY IN
March 26, 2006,
Programs at the main conference include:
Ira L. Herman of
Thompson & Knight LLP (
Litigation Workshop” will be moderated by James M. Wilton
of Ropes & Gray LLP (
“Turnarounds Then and
Now,” moderated by Susan L. Storey of Huron Consulting
Jennifer Rood of
Bernstein Shur (
Strategies of the New Lenders: What the Next Round of Cases Will Look
Like” session will be moderated by James F. Wallack of
Goulston & Storrs, PC (
“Intercreditor Agreements–Strategies for Negotiation and Enforcement,” moderated by Mark N. Berman of Nixon Peabody LLP (Boston), will feature panelists Jennifer Doran of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP (Boston), Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald (W.D. Pa., Pittsburgh) and Robert A. Miller of GE Commercial Finance (Norwalk, Conn.).
George J. Marcus
of Marcus, Clegg & Mistretta (PA;
“Income Tax Consequences
of Common Commercial Bankruptcy Transactions,” moderated by
Keith D. Lowey of Verdolino & Lowey, PC (
Moderator John J.
Monaghan of Holland & Knight LLP (
The “ABCs, Receiverships and Other Nonbankruptcy Vehicles for Turnarounds, Workouts and Liquidations” session will be moderated by Daniel C. Cohn of Cohn Whitesell & Goldberg LLP (Boston) and feature panelists Geoffrey L. Berman of Development Specialists, Inc. (Los Angeles), Stephen S. Gray of TRG (Boston) and Judge Enrique S. Lamoutte (D. P.R., San Juan).
Jennifer L. Hertz
of Duane Morris LLP (
For more information on the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, visit http://www.abiworld.org/NE07.
In conjunction with the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, ABI’s Northeast Consumer Forum, which will be held July 12-14, will focus on consumer bankruptcy educational programs designed for both experienced and new professionals. Back by popular demand, this two-day forum offers insolvency practitioners an opportunity to earn approximately 6 hours of CLE/CPE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics.
The Consumer Forum programs include:
“Too Close To
Call-Confirmation Requirements of a Chapter 13 Plan” will be
moderated by Chapter 13 Trustee Carolyn A. Bankowski (Boston,
Mass.) with panelists Judge Colleen A. Brown (D. Vt.,
Rutland), Jefferey A. Kitaeff of Jeffrey A.
Kitaeff, PC (
Antonelli of Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP (
The “Automatic Stay Pitfalls and Pointers under BAPCPA” session, moderated by Chapter 13 Trustee Peter C. Fessenden (Brunswick, Maine), will feature panelists Mark P. Cornell (Concord, N.H.), Michelle C. Davenport of Fannie Mae (Dallas), Judge William C. Hillman (D. Mass., Boston) and Matthew J. McGowan of Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard Inc. (Providence, R.I.).
“Issues, Trends and
Ethical Problems in Chapter 7 Cases under BAPCPA,” moderated
by Lisa A.
Geremia of Geremia & DeMarco, Ltd. (
Judges Joan N. Feeney and James F. Queenan will also take part in a Dockside Chat with ABI’s Resident Scholar.
For more information about the Northeast Consumer Forum, visit http://www.abiworld.org/NECON07.
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 11,000 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.