Opioid Crisis, Litigating in the Time of COVID-19, Cross-Border Bankruptcy Issues and More to Be Discussed at ABI's Virtual New York City Bankruptcy Conference May 19-20
Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI’s) popular New York City Bankruptcy Conference is scheduled to be held virtually May 19-20. The conference brings together a faculty of New York-area bankruptcy judges with practitioners from the top national insolvency firms in New York City to discuss timely bankruptcy issues. As in years past, this advanced-level educational forum, designed especially for experienced insolvency professionals, will provide you with invaluable opportunities to hear from the industry’s leading experts. A dozen judges from the Southern District of New York and elsewhere will participate as faculty on every panel.
Topical sessions include:
- The Opioid Crisis
- Cross-Border Bankruptcy Issues
- Recent Confirmation Developments
- Trends in DIP Financing
- Corporate Governance in Distressed Situations
- § 363 Sale Issues
- Judges’ Roundtable: Selected Current Topics
- Liquidating Plans
- Pandemic Pandemonium: Litigating in the Time of COVID-19
- Valuation Developments and Disputes: Where Are We Now?
- Liquidating Outside of Chapter 11: Considerations for Cannabis and Other Companies Not Eligible for Chapter 11
- Intercreditor Disputes
Approval for 8.5 hours of general CLE credit, including 1.25 hours of ethics, is pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and 10.2 hours of general CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, are pending in 50-minute-hour states.
Sandeep Qusba of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (New York) and Leon Szlezinger of Jefferies (New York) are the program chairs for the conference. Bankruptcy Judge Michael E. Wiles (S.D.N.Y.) serves as the judicial chair.
Press interested in attending the New York City Bankruptcy Conference should contact ABI Public Affairs Officer John Hartgen at (703) 894-5935 or [email protected].
For more information about the New York City Bankruptcy Conference, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or click here.
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.