Does It Pay to Be a Bankruptcy Lawyer Anymore? Baker Botts L.L.P. v. ASARCO LLC
Hosted by the Unsecured Trade CREDITORS Committee
G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. (Dechert) and Dylan Trache (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP) will discuss the Supreme Court’s ASARCO opinion, the practical impact of the opinion on your practice, and developing case law and arguments to be made in defending your fees. Is there a "work-around" where the retention agreement legally permits professionals to be compensated for defending fee awards?
October 05, 2015
4:00 - 5:15 pm ET
$75 ABI members
Group discounts are available. Please contact Jennifer Dugas (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Jennifer M. McLemore, Moderator Christian & Barton, LLP Richmond, Va.
G. Eric Brunstad, Jr. Dechert LLP Hartford, Conn.
Dylan G. Trache Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP Washington, D.C.
ABI will seek 1.25 hours of general CLE credit in 60-minute-hour states and 1.5 hours of credit in 50-minute-hour states. CLE-Approved States: ABI’s live webinars and teleconferences ordinarily receive CLE credit in AL, CA, DE, GA, IL, MN, NE, NH, NJ, NY (approved jurisdiction policy), PA, TN and TX. ABI will obtain approval in additional states. Credit hours granted are subject to approval from each state, which may not be determined prior to the program.
Planning for Tax Debts: What Debtor’s Counsel Must Understand and What the Debtor Needs to Know in Handling Pre-Petition Tax Debts in Bankruptcy
Hosted by the Consumer Bankruptcy Committee
This webinar will discuss the effect of the hanging paragraph under § 523(a)(1), post-petition issues, considerations in filing tax returns for the individual chapter 11 debtor, and tax implications for trustees in administering debtors’ estates.
The panel will also address the following questions:
Are any tax debts dischargeable in chapter 7?
What happens to installment agreements during the pendency of a bankruptcy case?
What happens when debtors default on offer and compromise agreements?
How does the IRS compute and impose fines and penalties post-petition, and where can the debtor access this information?
September 23, 2015
12:00-1:15 pm ET
$75 ABI members
Susan A. Berson Berson Law Group LLP
Overland Park, Kan.
Aaron D. Gregory (Invited) Internal Revenue Service
Hon. Robert N. Kwan U.S. Bankruptcy Court (C.D. Cal.)