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Issues Surrounding Interpretation of Stern Implications of RadLAX and Effects of TOUSA to Be Examined at ABIs Bankruptcy Views from the Bench Conference in October

Alexandria, Va. — Critical bankruptcy cases recently decided before the Supreme Court and district courts will be examined at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “Bankruptcy 2012: Views from the Bench” program on October 5 at The Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. David R. Kuney of Sidley Austin LLP (Washington, D.C.) is the program chair for the conference. Attendees will hear the perspectives of top bankruptcy professionals, including 21 bankruptcy judges, and have the opportunity to earn 7.0/8.4 hours of CLE/CPE credits, including 1.0/1.2 hours of ethics. Panel sessions at “Views from the Bench” include: Sales and Executory Contracts The Stern Wars: Should Stern be applied under a broad or narrow interpretation? Avoidance Actions: Has TOUSA changed the legal standard for what is reasonably equivalent value? Special Pre-Luncheon Session: Implications of RadLAX Gateway Hotel v. Amalgamated Bank Real Estate: Will bankruptcy courts stay enforcement of springing guaranties post confirmation? Confirmation Roundtable Ethics: What do the new fee guidelines from the U.S. Trustee mean for your practice? For a full list of session speakers, please visit Lunch at the program will provide attendees a unique opportunity take part in one of three smaller break-out sessions with facilitators leading discussions from the earlier sessions. For more information on the “Views from the Bench” conference, please be sure to 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