ABIs Sixteenth Annual Bankruptcy Battleground West Set to Take Place February 22
Contact: John Hartgen
SIXTEENTH ANNUAL BANKRUPTCY BATTLEGROUND WEST SET TO
November 29, 2007,
Alexandria, Va. — More than 150 practitioners are
expected to attend the American Bankruptcy Institute's (ABI’s)
sixteenth annual Bankruptcy Battleground West conference, scheduled for
February 22, 2008, at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel,
Program co-chairs are Scott
F. Gautier of Peitzman, Weg & Kempinsky LLP (
Panel topics for ABI’s Bankruptcy Battleground West conference include the following timely issues:
“The Price Is Right:
Lowering Costs or Lowering Claims?” session will be moderated by
Robert B. Orgel of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
“Whose Bankruptcy Case Is
It, Anyway? The Validity, Scope, and Extent of Third-Party Releases and
Injunctions” will feature a panel including Bruce S.
Bennett of Hennigan, Bennett & Dorman, LLP (
Gregory O. Lunt of Latham & Watkins, LLP (Los Angeles) will moderate the “Lust, Caution: Deal-Making in the Shadows of Equitable Subordination and Recharacterization” session with panelists Russell A. Belinsky of Chanin Capital Partners LLC (Los Angeles), Scott F. Gautier of Peitzman, Weg & Kempinsky LLP (Los Angeles) and Eric D. Goldberg of Stutman, Treister & Glatt, PC (Los Angeles).
Debates: Differing Views on §506(b)'s Import on Interest, Fees and
Guarantees” session, moderated by Pamela K. Webster of
Buchalter Nemer, PC (Los Angeles), will feature a panel including
Peter W. Lianides of
For more information about the conference, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or visit Battleground West at www.abiworld.org/BBW08.
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 11,500 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.