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Single Asset Real Estate Cases Fee Disclosures and Consumer Filing Trends Among Topics to Be Discussed at ABIs Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop

Alexandria, Va. — Six bankruptcy judges and more than 300 attendees will gather to discuss the latest bankruptcy topics at ABI’s Seventeenth Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop. The workshop, to be held July 25-28 at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Fla., brings together the region’s top insolvency professionals for four days of intense learning and networking. A faculty of outstanding judges, academics and practitioners will present workshops on the hottest topics of the day, including an interactive plenary session on the final day. Attendees will also have the opportunity to earn 15 hours of CLE credits, including 3 hours of ethics. Program co-chairs for the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop include Eric W. Anderson of Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs (Atlanta) and Jerry M. Markowitz of Markowtiz Ringel Trusty + Hartog (Miami). The judicial chair for the workshop is Bankruptcy Judge Mary Grace Diehl (N.D. Ga.; Atlanta). Sessions include: · Consumer Update 2012 · Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Case Law Update · “And Your Shoe Size, Please.” Additional Fee Disclosures in Bankruptcy: What’s Next? · Creative Battles in Single Asset Real Estate Cases: Use of Rents, Cramdown Strategies, and Lenders Buying Equity to Avoid Cramdown! · Ponzis and Barring Claims against the Guilty · The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Family Law and Managing an Asset Chapter 7 Case · Infrequent Filings: Exploring the Arcane Chapters (9, 12, 15) of the Bankruptcy Code · Asset Disposition: Arrows in a Quiver · Bankruptcy Litigation: A Practical Skills Guide · Business Update 2012 · Let’s Make It Clear: Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 3001 and 3002 and Lien-stripping in a Distressed Real Estate Market · Means Test: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Form B22 Analysis · Boris Badenough CSI? Ethical and Civility Issues in Cases Tainted by Crime · Stern—One Year Later · Preference and Avoidance Actions in Chapters 7 and 13 Additionally, each attendee will have their choice of receiving the ABI Preference Handbook, Second Edition, or Retention and Payment: Essentials of Being Retained and Paid as Debtor's Counsel in Chapter 11! For more information about the Seventeenth Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or visit http://www.abiworld.org/SE12. ### 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 more than 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.