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Student Loans 363 Sales and Limits of Chapter 9 Among the Topics to Be Discussed at ABIs Northeast Bankruptcy Conference and Consumer Forum

Alexandria, Va. –More than 400 practitioners will join a 12-judge faculty at ABI’s 20th Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, July 11-14, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Newport in Newport, R.I. The conference provides up to 8.25/9.5 hours of CLE/CPE, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit, and will again offer a separate three-day consumer forum at a reduced registration rate. Co-chairs for the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference are Marjorie Kaufman of Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC (Boston) and Daniel W. Sklar of Nixon Peabody LLP (Manchester, N.H.). Bankruptcy Judge Frank J. Bailey (D. Mass.; Boston) is the judicial chair. Sessions for the 20th Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference include: Crisis Communications: Both Legally Required and Strategically Wise Debtor Migration: Intercontinental, Inter-District and Back The Ethics of Networking, Social and Otherwise—and Other Ethical Issues of the Day The Ebbs and Flows of a Chapter 11 War: A Case Study of Planet Fitness Issues in Individual Chapter 11 Cases Deal Documents: The Transactional Side of a 363 Sale The Morning After: Coping with the Consequences of a Failed LBO/Leveraged Recap Transaction E&O and D&O The Art and Styles of Bankruptcy Negotiations The Cause and Effect of Municipal Insolvency and the Limits of Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Court Trial Practice Symposium For a list of speakers and more information on the sessions at the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/NE13/schedule.html. In conjunction with the Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, ABI’s 8th Annual Northeast Consumer Forum will be held July 11-13 and will focus on consumer bankruptcy educational programs designed for both experienced and new professionals. This three-day forum offers consumer insolvency practitioners an opportunity to earn approximately 8.25 hours of CLE/CPE credit. Stacie D. McHale of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts (Boston), William J. McLeod of McLeod Law Offices, PC (Boston) and James F. Molleur of the Molleur Law Office (Biddeford, Maine) are the co-chairs of the Northeast Consumer Forum. The Consumer Forum programs include: Home Sweet… Uh-Oh: Owners, Obligors, Options and Obstacles The Storm II: Remain Calm and Carry On Pomp and Circumstances, Part I: Education Loans Pomp and Circumstances, Part II: Evidence in Student Loan Dischargeability Claims For a list of speakers and more information on the sessions at the Northeast Consumer Forum, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/NE13/consumer.html. ### 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.