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Next Big Wave of Chapter 11s, Force Majeure and Business Insurance and Bankruptcy Issues Related to PPP Loans Among ABI Sessions Featured at Insolvency 2020 Virtual Summit

Alexandria, Va. —American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) sessions will be part of the Insolvency 2020 Restructuring, Insolvency and Distressed Debt Virtual Summit to examine key issues facing the commercial bankruptcy landscape. ABI and 15 leading insolvency organizations are participating in the Virtual Summit from Sept. 16 – Oct. 27 to bring together thought leaders from the worlds of restructuring, insolvency and distressed debt for insightful online programming and engaging networking via a state-of-the-art virtual platform. ABI will feature top-rated sessions, including Great Debates, to add to the Summit’s flexible schedule of online sessions, creative optional events and virtual networking opportunities. More than 170 leading industry professionals will be taking part on panels, which will offer more than 50 hours of educational content throughout the Summit.

“Bankruptcy practitioners have answered the calls of struggling businesses facing the financial challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, but have had limited opportunities to recharge their skill sets, discuss key issues and network with their peers,” said ABI Executive Director Amy Quackenboss. “ABI is proud to join with leading organizations at the Virtual Summit to offer attendees enhanced programming, networking and events to strengthen and grow their connections within the insolvency community, and we are pleased that we are able to play such a pivotal role in making this Summit a reality.”

ABI sessions at the Insolvency 2020 Restructuring, Insolvency and Distressed Debt Virtual Summit include:

  • Views from the Bench: Great Debates
  • Force Majeure and Business-Interruption Insurance
  • Views from the Bench: Dilemmas of an Official Committee
  • Views from the Bench: Mass Torts
  • Views from the Bench: Sales — Chapter 11 or § 363?
  • Views from the Bench: Confirmation Roundtables: Competing Interests in Today's Chapter 11
  • ABI: How to Restructure an Industry that Has Been Shut Down, and How to Prove Feasibility When You're Starting from Ground Zero
  • ABI: Next Big Wave of Chapter 11's: Corporate Real Estate
  • ABI: Bankruptcy Issues Related to PPP Loans and Other Pandemic Governmental Lending Programs
  • Views from the Bench: Ethics

Attendees will be able to flexibly choose from an array of timely educational sessions, tour the virtual Exhibit Hall to view tools to boost their practice, and connect with colleagues from across the business bankruptcy and insolvency community in strategic networking sessions — all hosted on a cutting-edge online platform. More than 30 hours of CLE/CPE credit will be available for the Virtual Summit.

Members of the press looking to attend the Virtual Summit 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 11,000 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.abiworld.org/conferences.html.