Appeal Bonds and Other Asset Protection: Staying an Adverse Judgment Execution
Navigating Supersedeas Bonds and Rule-Based and Discretionary Alternatives
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A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 (in 10 days)
1:00pm-2:30pm EST, 10:00am-11:30am PST
This CLE webinar will provide appellate and trial counsel with an analysis of supersedeas bonds, the process of staying a judgment and securing the bonds, and rule-based and discretionary alternatives to a full supersedeas bond in state and federal courts. The panel will offer best practices to meet the security requirements to stay an adverse judgment during appeal.
A judgment creditor may seek to collect from a judgment debtor’s assets even if the debtor has appealed the judgment. Counsel for the judgment debtor must take immediate steps to shield the debtor’s assets from a judgment creditor while the appeal unfolds.
Traditionally, the judgment debtor has to post a security to cover the judgment amount, plus interest and costs. Ever-increasing damages awards create greater financial hardships for judgment debtors. As a result, counsel must understand bonding options, alternatives to bonding, and how to obtain a stay pending appeal.
Listen as our panel of appellate practitioners discusses supersedeas bonds, analyzes the process of staying a judgment and securing the bonds, and offers rule-based and discretionary alternatives to a full supersedeas bond. The panel will outline best practices to meet the security requirements to stay an adverse judgment execution during an appeal.
- Supersedeas bonds
- Staying the judgment and securing the bond
- Rule-based alternatives to supersedeas bonds
- Discretionary alternatives to a full supersedeas bond
- Best practices for appellate litigators
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the best approaches for counsel to obtain a supersedeas bond?
- What are the rule-based alternatives available to supersedeas bonds?
- How can counsel obtain a discretionary alternative to a full supersedeas bond?
Peder K. Batalden, Partner
Horvitz & Levy,
Mr. Batalden has particular expertise in federal appeals and procedure. He is a Consulting Editor on the leading treatise on civil appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Rutter Group’s Ninth Circuit Civil Appellate Practice. In his practice, he handles matters spanning a wide range of subjects, including securities, antitrust, copyright and trademark, commercial indemnification, enforcement of judgments and settlement agreements, products liability, and insurance.
Paul J. Killion, Partner
Mr. Killion has argued or briefed over 100 appellate matters, including appeals, writs, petitions for review, merits briefing and amicus curiae briefing. He has handled a variety of litigation and appeals, including significant national experience in asbestos, pollution, toxic tort insurance coverage litigation and large personal injury claims. Mr. Killion has a broad range of appellate experience, with a particular focus on appeals from complex jury trials.
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