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Secured Claim Issues Commercial Real Estate and Asset Sales Among Topics to be Discussed at ABIs 16th Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop

Contact: John Hartgen
             703-894-5935
             jhartgen@abiworld.org

SECURED CLAIM ISSUES, COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AND ASSET SALES AMONG TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED AT ABI’s 16TH ANNUAL SOUTHEAST BANKRUPTCY WORKSHOP

 
May 20, 2011, Alexandria, Va. — Eight bankruptcy judges and more than 300 attendees will gather to discuss the latest bankruptcy topics at ABI’s Sixteenth Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop. The workshop, to be held July 27-30 at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, S.C., brings together the region’s top insolvency professionals for four days of intense learning and networking. Attendees also have the opportunity to earn 13.5 hours of CLE/16 hours of CPE credits, including 1.5 hours of ethics.
 
Program co-chairs for the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop include David W. Houston, IV of Burr & Forman (Nashville, Tenn.) and Jerry D. Markowitz of Markowitz Davis Ringel & Trusty, P.A. (Miami). The judicial chair for the workshop is Bankruptcy Judge Mary Grace Diehl (N.D. Ga.; Atlanta).
 
Program sessions at the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop include:
 
·      Asset Sales: Is Philadelphia Newspapers Old News?
·      Today's Chapter 13
·      Secured Claim Issues: How Lenders and Their Lawyers Make Work for Litigators and Bankruptcy Lawyers; Developments Involving Commercial and Consumer Creditors
·      Court Approval vs. Ordinary Course: Issues Related to Obtaining Court Approval
·      Is There an “App” for That? Ethics Challenges Arising from New Technology
·      Referees Between Thieves? In Pari Delicto and Insurance Coverage Issues
·      Commercial Real Estate Issues: The Good, Bad, Very Ugly and the Mixed Agendas of Loan Participants
·      Today's Chapter 7
·      Lost in the Labyrinth of Individual Chapter 11 Cases: How to Find Your Way Out!
 
For more information about the Sixteenth Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or visit http://www.abiworld.org/SE11.   
 

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