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Changing Chapter 15 Landscape and Top International Insolvency Developments to Be Explored at ABIs Cross-Border Insolvency Program in New York on June 20

Alexandria, Va. — Speakers from around the globe will be discussing today's most relevant cross-border cases and topics at ABI’s Cross-Border Insolvency Program at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York on June 20. Co-sponsors for the program include the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, Canadian Bar Association, INSOL International, Insolvency Institute of Canada, the Managed Funds Association, New York City Bar and the Brazil chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. Attendees have the opportunity to earn 5.75/6 hours of CLE/CPE credit. Topics to be discussed at the program include: - Chapter 15: How Vitro, Elpida, Fairfield Sentry, Qimonda, Drawbridge and Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Have Changed the Playing Field - Canada Panel: Managing Similarities and Differences Between the U.S. and Canadian Systems in Cross-Border Cases Mexico Panel: Life After the 2013 Concurso Amendments and the Vitro Decision — Likely Impacts on Restructurings, Including in the Homebuilding Market - Brazil Restructuring Update 2014: Does OGX Change the Paradigm? How Does Brazil Compare to Other Markets in the Americas? Speakers include Howard Seife, Moderator of Chadbourne & Parke LLP (New York), E. Patrick Shea of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (Toronto), Thomas Heather of Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau, S.C. (Mexico City) and Richard J. Cooper of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP (New York). Judges include Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper (S.D.N.Y.), a noted expert on international insolvencies, and Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz (Ontario Court of Justice; Toronto), author of several significant rulings of global reach in the Nortel insolvency. To view the full list of expert speakers at the Cross-Border Insolvency Program, please visit For more information on ABI’s Cross-Border Insolvency Program, please visit Members of the press looking to attend the Program should contact ABI Public Affairs Manager John Hartgen at [email protected] ### 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 13,000 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 For additional conference information, visit