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Changing Face of Chapter 11s European Restructuring Trends and Legacy Liability Claims to Be Discussed at ABIs 4th Annual Mid-Level Professional Development Program

Alexandria, Va.— The American Bankruptcy Institute will hold its 4th Annual Mid-Level Professional Development Program on November 9 at the Davis Polk & Wardwell Conference Center in New York. Examining such topics as the changing face of chapter 11 cases and restructurings in Europe, this unique program is geared specifically toward mid-level insolvency and restructuring professionals. Attendees at the program will take part in both technical and career-advancement sessions and learn critical skills from a faculty that includes the country’s top judges, attorneys, financial advisors, investment bankers, restructuring professionals and clients. This year’s luncheon program features remarks by Matthew A. Feldman of Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (New York), the former Chief Legal Advisor to the Auto Industry Task Force, who was at the center of the historic restructuring of Chrysler and GM. Advisory board co-chairs for the program are Douglas E. Deutsch of Chadbourne & Parke, LLP (New York), Jeffrey Finger of Centerview Partners LLC (New York) and Damian S. Schaible of Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP (New York). The judicial chair for the conference is Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman (S.D.N.Y.). Sessions for the Mid-Level Professional Development Program include: Europe: The Next Frontier in Restructuring? Practicing in Today's World Legacy Liabilities: Dealing with Environmental, Pension, Union and Similar Types of Claims The Changing Face of Chapter 11 The End Is in Sight: Pre-Negotiated Plans, Pre-Arranged 363 Sales and Structured Dismissals Expert Testimony: How to Prepare Your Expert and/or How to Be an Expert Judges' Roundtable For more information on the Mid-Level Professional Development Program, visit ### 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 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