COVID'S Disruption of the Insolvency World, Subchapter V Small Business Bankruptcies, Hot Consumer Topics and More to Be Discussed at ABI's 2021 Central States Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop June 17-18
Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) Central States Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop returns June 17-18, bringing a flexible workshop format for both consumer and business practitioners. Attendees will be able to design their own learning experiences with business, consumer and skills offerings, along with virtual networking during this two-day online event — all from the comfort of their home or office. Panel sessions will feature seven bankruptcy judges representing Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin. The Workshop allows attendees the opportunity to earn up to 6 hours of CLE credit with up to 2 hours of ethics. Central States Bankruptcy Workshop session recordings will be viewable until July 18, 2021. (Please note that CLE credit is not available for viewing on-demand recorded sessions.)
Concurrent panel sessions at the Central States Bankruptcy Workshop include:
- COVID’s Disruption of the Insolvency World
- Avoiding the Dreaded B-Word: Alternatives to Bankruptcy
- Remote Work Is Here to Stay: Are You Meeting Your Cybersecurity (and Ethical) Obligations?
Sessions on the Workshop’s Business Track include:
- Capital Markets and Commercial Real Estate Update
- Subchapter V: A Practical Look at the First 12 Months of the Small Business Reorganization Act
Sessions on the Workshop’s Consumer Track include:
- Dumb and Dumber: A Bankruptcy Stay Story
- Estopping the Madness: Personal-Injury Claims and Exemptions in Chapter 7 and 13 Cases
Sessions on the Workshop’s Skills Track include:
- Unlocking Gating Issues in Potential Debtor Engagements
- Have We Got a Sale for You!
Mark L. Radtke of Fox Rothschild LLP (Chicago) and Scott A. Wolfson of Wolfson Bolton PLLC (Troy, Mich.) are the Workshop co-chairs. Bankruptcy Judges James W. Boyd (W.D., Mich.) and Catherine J. Furay (W.D. Wis.; Madison) are the judicial co-chairs for the Workshop.
To view the full list of expert speakers and for more information on attending ABI’s Central States Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop, please click here. Members of the press interested in attending the Workshop should contact ABI Public Affairs Officer John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or [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 10,000 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 www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.