Law Firm Bankruptcies Challenges of Stern v. Marshall and Intellectual Property Issues Among Session Topics at ABIs 18th Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference
Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) 18th Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, set to take place on Jan. 24-25 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver, will examine the lessons learned in both business and consumer bankruptcy cases over the past year and take a look at what trends may lie ahead in 2013. The conference will feature 14 panel sessions, including four as part of a separate workshop geared toward consumer practitioners. Attendees at the Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference have the opportunity to earn 9 hours of CLE/CPE credit and 3 hours of ethics. Also featured will be a special judges roundtable program on the morning of Jan. 25 that will feature the 10 bankruptcy judges of the Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference. The 2013 conference will once again include a special program by the Mountain/Desert Network of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). Timely panel sessions include: • The Open-Pit Copper Mine: Bringing Value to the Surface—Effectively Trying Contested Matters • Into the Depths of the Coal Mines: Over, Under, Sideways, Through—Any Way to Obtain a Confirmation Order and Hang Onto It on Appeal? • Extracting Uranium from Sandstone: Hot Topics Uncovered • Finding the Silver Mining in Unexpected Places: Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy • Boom or Bust: “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow” and Other Consequences of Being Avoided • Turning Lead into Gold: Mastering the New Guidelines, Conflict and Employment Issues for Estate Professionals • Legal Ghost Towns: Walking the Deserted Streets of Law Firm Disasters • Rock Drills and Chipping Hammers: Cutting Through the Jurisdictional Challenges of Stern v. Marshall The Consumer Workshop track will include the following sessions: • Ventilating: Fresh Air for Miners, Fresh Start for Debtors—How Fresh Is Fresh? • Stope and Retreat or Stope and Fill: Using the Mining Method Best Suited for Your Post-Filing Issues • Staking Your Claim: Pre-Bankruptcy Planning, Part I • Maintaining Your Claim: Pre-Bankruptcy Planning, Part II To review a comprehensive schedule of programming and speakers, including the Consumer Bankruptcy Workshop sessions, please click on the following link: http://www.abiworld.org/RM13/schedule.html. The programming co-chairs for the Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference are Annette Jarvis of Dorsey & Whitney LLP (Salt Lake City) and Risa Lynn Wolf-Smith of Holland & Hart LLP (Denver). The judicial chair for the conference is Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth E. Brown (D. Colo.; Denver). Click here for a full list of conference advisory board members. Full information on ABI’s 18th Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, including sponsors, optional events and rates, can be found at http://www.abiworld.org/RM13.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012