Business Reorganization

Chapter 11 Update

The following session took place during Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in February 2023. This panel will discuss hot topics in 2022 chapter 11 filings, including the “Texas Two-Step” strategy (e.g., J & J/JTL Management, LLC, Certain Tweed/DBMP LLC, Georgia Pacific/Bestwall, and Trane Technologies/Aldrich Pump) and 3M; Siegel v. Fitzgerald (what happens now, and what the remedy will be on remand); an update on third-party releases; and bankruptcy-related cases the Supreme Court is going to hear this term. All sessions from this conference can be accessed at https://cle.abi.org/.

Speakers:

Allison R. Day, Moderator
Venable LLP | Miami
Erin Diers
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP | New York
Hon. Mindy A. Mora
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.) | West Palm Beach
Hon. Madeleine C. Wanslee
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Ariz.) | Phoenix

Conference
2023 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Recent Consumer Case Law Developments with Bill Rochelle

The following session took place during Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in February 2021. This past year has seen a remarkable number of wide splits and controversial opinions. This panel of experts, moderated by ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle, will discuss and analyze current notable business and consumer bankruptcy cases. All sessions from this conference can be accessed at https://cle.abi.org/.

Speakers:

William J. Rochelle, III, Moderator
American Bankruptcy Institute; New York
Rudy J. Cerone
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC; New Orleans
Hon. Robert Jacobvitz
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D.N.M.); Albuquerque
Alejandro Oliveras Rivera
Chapter 13 Standing Trustee; San Juan, P.R.

Conference
2021 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Landlord and Tenant Dilemmas in a COVID and Post-COVID Environment

The following session took place during Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in February 2021. The panelists will discuss COVID-related business bankruptcy issues, including rent issues in commercial leases, § 365(d)(3) issues, force majeure clauses, and lease assumption and rejection issues after COVID. All sessions from this conference can be accessed at https://cle.abi.org/.

Speakers:

Patricia A. Redmond, Moderator
Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.; Miami
Tiffany Payne Geyer
BakerHostetler; Orlando, Fla.
Hon. Marvin Isgur
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Tex.); Houston
Hon. Robert A. Mark
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami
Laurel D. Roglen
Ballard Spahr LLP; Wilmington, Del.

Conference
2021 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Shrinking Safe Harbors and Expanding UFTA Immunity?

The following session took place during ABI/GULC "Views From the Bench" in September 2018. This panel will discuss safe harbors after Merit Management, the reach of the UFTA after Crystallex, and the preemption of creditor claims after Tribune and Physiotherapy Holdings, and will take a look at where the law is heading. All sessions from this conference can be accessed at https://cle.abi.org/.

Speakers:

Philip D. Anker, Moderator
WilmerHale; New York
Hon. Michelle M. Harner
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Md.); Baltimore
Hon. John K. Sherwood
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. N.J.); Newark
Hon. S. Martin Teel, Jr.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. D.C.); Washington
Michael B. Schaedle, Facilitator
Blank Rome LLP; Philadelphia

Conference
ABI/GULC "Views From the Bench" 2018

Why Foreign Companies Are Filing Under U.S. Chapter 11

The following session took place during Annual Spring Meeting in April 2018. This panel will explore the reasons why the U.S. is so frequently selected by foreign debtors and will focus on jurisdictional issues, the extent of the automatic stay and the ability to bind non-U.S. creditors. The panelists will examine such recent cases as Abengoa, CHC Group and foreign shipping companies. All sessions from this conference can be accessed at https://cle.abi.org/.

Speakers:

Craig Martin, Moderator
DLA Piper; Wilmington, Del.
Hon. Kevin J. Carey
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.); Wilmington
Jennifer C. DeMarco
Clifford Chance; New York
Michael J. Epstein
Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP; Boston

Conference
Annual Spring Meeting 2018

Current Developments with Bill Rochelle

The following session took place during 37th Annual Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute and Consumer Forum in October 2017. Bill Rochelle will review the cases creating a bankruptcy buzz that practitioners should be aware of. All sessions from this conference can be accessed at https://cle.abi.org/.

Speakers:

William J. Rochelle, III
American Bankruptcy Institute; New York

Conference
37th Annual Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute and Consumer Forum 2017

Case Law and Rules Update

The following session took place during Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar in August 2017. This session will highlight particularly interesting case law developments to date in 2017 and their impact on bankruptcy law and practice. All sessions from this conference can be accessed at https://cle.abi.org/.

Speakers:

William J. Rochelle, III
American Bankruptcy Institute; New York

Conference
Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar 2017