Bank Failures Retail Distress and More at ABIs Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop July 14-17
Contact: John Hartgen
BANK FAILURES, RETAIL DISTRESS AND PONZI SCHEMES AMONG TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED AT ABI’s 15TH ANNUAL SOUTHEAST BANKRUPTCY WORKSHOP
April 9, 2010, Alexandria, Va. — Eight bankruptcy judges and more than 300 attendees will gather to discuss the latest bankruptcy topics at ABI’s Fifteenth Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop. The workshop, held from July 14-17 at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia, Fla., brings together the region’s top insolvency professionals for four days of intense learning and networking. Attendees also have the opportunity to earn 15 hours of CLE credits, including 3 hours of ethics.
Program co-chairs for the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop include David W. Houston, IV of Burr & Foreman (Nashville, Tenn.) and David B. Wheeler of Moore & Van Allen (Charleston, S.C.). The judicial chair for the workshop is Bankruptcy Judge Mary Grace Diehl (N.D. Ga.; Atlanta).
Program sessions at the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop include:
- Consumer Update 2010
- Retail Bankruptcies: Is Reorganization a Thing of the Past?
- Commercial Real Estate Issues
- Another One Bites the Dust: Dealing with Failed Banks and FDIC Receiverships
- Making Money in a Downturn: Ponzi Schemes and Other Scams for Bilking Money, from Madoff to Consumer Rip-Offs
- Business Law Update 2010
To see a full list of speakers and programs at the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/SE10/schedule.html.
For more information about the Fifteenth Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or visit http://www.abiworld.org/SE10.
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 nearly 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.