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Secured Transactions in the Caribbean Proposed National Ch. 13 Plan and More Addressed at 10th Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Alexandria, Va. — Cross-border and Caribbean bankruptcy practitioners will not want to miss ABI’s 10th Annual Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, Feb. 6-8, 2014, at the El San Juan Resort & Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The educational program has been developed to provide attendees with an interactive learning experience led by a faculty of prominent national and regional bankruptcy judges as well as experienced practitioners. In addition to concurrent sessions, the Symposium will also feature session tracks tailored specifically for business and consumer practitioners. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 9.0/10.0 hours of CLE/CPE credit, including 1 hour of ethics! Concurrent sessions include: - Ethics: The New World Order — A Comparison of Ethical Issues with Respect to Retention and Compensation of Restructuring Professionals in the U.S./Caribbean - Breakfast with the Judges - Distribution Issues and Other Tensions in Ponzi Scheme Cases - Valuation: Bankruptcy Lawyers Are Litigators, Too! Business track sessions include: - Treasure, or Fool’s Gold? Secured Transactions in the Caribbean and Revised Article 9 - Chapter 15 Update - Anything but Absolute: The Evolution of the Absolute Priority Rule in Individual and Corporate Cases - The Outer Limits (of U.S. Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction) Consumer track sessions include: - Proposed National Chapter 13 Plan, Proof-of-Claim Issues and FRBP 3002.1 - Domestic-Support Obligations; Applications to Retain Professionals and for Reimbursement of Fees - Discovery and Evidence Issues; Post-Judgment Motions; Appeals and Motions to Stay Pending Appeal; New Local Bankruptcy Rules and Updates - Chapter 13: Updates and Developments If you are a member of the press and would like to attend the Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, please contact ABI Public Affairs Manager John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or jhartgen@abiworld.org. Full information on ABI’s 10th Annual Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, including sponsors, optional events and rates, can be found at http://www.abiworld.org/CIS14/. ### 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 over 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 www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.

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