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ABIs Sixth Annual Caribbean Insolvency Symposium Examines the Year Ahead for Distressed Companies and Other Cross-Border Insolvency Issues

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

 

ABI’S SIXTH ANNUAL CARIBBEAN INSOLVENCY SYMPOSIUM EXAMINES THE YEAR AHEAD FOR DISTRESSED COMPANIES AND OTHER CROSS-BORDER INSOLVENCY ISSUES

December 11, 2009, Alexandria, Va.— The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) will hold the sixth Caribbean Insolvency Symposium at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Fla., from Feb. 11-12, 2010. The program features a faculty of outstanding practitioners, scholars and nine bankruptcy judges. The program chair for the Symposium is Patricia A. Redmond of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA (Miami). Judicial co-chairs are Bankruptcy Judges Robert A. Mark (Miami) and Brian Tester (Puerto Rico). Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 10.25 CLE credit hours including 1.25 hours of ethics. The Symposium will feature sessions that take an in-depth look at cross border insolvency issues, including what to expect in 2010 financing. A “Views from the Bench” discussion features five bankruptcy judges.

Featured program sessions include:

  • Have We Hit Bottom and Who's Fishing?
  • Chapter 15 Updates: What’s Hot Since We Last Talked?
  • Cross Border Fraud Issues: Madoff Goes Offshore
  • The Evolution of Bank Insolvencies
  • Business Law Updates
  • It Seems Like Old Times: CMBS Defaults, Workouts and Liquidations
  • Ethics and Malpractice: Navigating the Minefield, Exploding the Grenades

For a program schedule with the full list of program speakers for the Symposium, please click on the link below.

http://www.abiworld.org/CIS10/schedule.html

There will also be a special luncheon keynote by legal humorist Sean Carter. For more information about the Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or visit http://www.abiworld.org/CIS10.

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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 12,400 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.