Emerging SPAC Trends, Impact of the Pandemic on Brick-and-Mortar, Increasing Use of Ch. 11 to Resolve Sexual Abuse Scandals and More to Be Discussed at ABI's 2021 Mid-Atlantic Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop Aug. 5-6

Emerging SPAC Trends, Impact of the Pandemic on Brick-and-Mortar, Increasing Use of Ch. 11 to Resolve Sexual Abuse Scandals and More to Be Discussed at ABI's 2021 Mid-Atlantic Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop Aug. 5-6

Alexandria, Va. —Top experts will examine key bankruptcy trends at ABI’s 2021 Mid-Atlantic Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop Aug. 5-6. The workshop, being presented on an innovative virtual platform, will bring together the region’s top insolvency professionals for two days of flexible learning and networking. A faculty of outstanding judges, academics and practitioners will present workshops on the hottest topics of the day, with concurrent sessions looking at key business, consumer and skill-focused topics. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 6 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics, and will have access to program recordings until September 6.

Program co-chairs for the Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop are Anne Eberhardt of Gavin/Solmonese LLC (New York), Shanti M. Katona of Polsinelli (Wilmington, Del.) and Lisa B. Tancredi of Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP (Baltimore). The judicial co-chairs for the workshop are Bankruptcy Judges Ashely Chan (E.D. Pa.; Philadelphia) and Stacey L. Meisel (D. N.J.; Newark).

Sessions at the Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop include:

  • The Impact of the Pandemic on Brick-and-Mortar: A New Paradigm, or the Next Stage in the Evolution of Retail?
  • What’s a Creditor to Do? The Standing Doctrine in Bankruptcy Court
  • Emerging SPAC Trends and Other Creative Financing Structures
  • Subchapter V Recent Case Law Updates and Issues: Navigating the New Small Business Roadmap to Reorganization
  • The Increasing Use of Chapter 11 to Resolve Sexual Abuse Scandals
  • Workout and Insolvency Issues Involving the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program
  • Ethics: Know Before You Go
  • Judicial Round & Round

For more information about speakers and other program details, please visit https://www.abi.org/virtual/conference/ma21/page. Members of the press who would like to access ABI’s 2021 Virtual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop should contact ABI Public Affairs Officer John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or [email protected]

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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 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.