Contact: John Hartgen
OF THE ABI LAW REVIEW
EXAMINES THE FUTURE OF LABOR FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF BANKRUPTCY
January 8, 2008, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy
Institute (ABI) 2007 Winter
Law Review (Volume 15, No. 2), features 5 articles taking an
in-depth look at the future of organized labor from the view of leading
bankruptcy academics and practitioners. Beyond merely descriptive
pieces, these articles examine labor law, the Bankruptcy Code,
government policies and the present state of labor unions through the
prism of bankruptcy.
Articles included in this
edition of the Law Review include:
– The Conflicting Policies of Labor Law and Business
Reorganization and Its Impact on Organized Labor” by William T.
Bodoh of Frost and Beth A. Buchanan of Frost Brown Todd LLC
'Lost in Transformation: The
Disappearance of Labor Policies in Applying Section 1113 of the
Bankruptcy Code' by Babette A. Ceccotti of Cohen, Weiss &
Simon LLP (New
'Harsh Realities and Silver
Linings for Retirees' by Prof. Daniel Keating of the
Washington University in St. Louis.
Christopher J. Marcus,
Michele J. Meises and Harvey Miller of Weil Gotshal &
York) on 'The State of the Unions in
Reorganization and Restructuring Cases.'
'The Return of Government by
Injunction in Airline Bankruptcies' written by Thomas N. Ciantra
and Richard M. Seltzer of Cohen, Weiss & Simon LLP
Additional articles included in
the Winter 2007 edition of the ABILaw Review
An article titled
“Prepayment Clauses in Bankruptcy” by Emil A.
Kleinhaus and Scott K. Charles of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen
& Katz (New
The article “Impact of
Marrama on Case Conversions: Addressing the Unanswered
Questions,” by John Rao of the National Consumer Law Center (Boston).
Code Sections 502 and 506: Post- Petition Attorneys’ Fees in a
Post-Travelers World,” by former ABI Resident Scholar Prof. Mark S.
Scarberry of Pepperdine University School of Law (Malibu, Calif.)
Also included are notes looking
at disparate approaches to valuation under §506
and its relationship to §1325, as well as the applicable commitment
period to a debtor’s commitment to a fixed plan
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