Evaluating Bankruptcy, Receivership, and Assignment For the Benefit of Creditor Alternatives to Protect Lender, Buyer and Borrower Interests
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will compare receiverships, ABCs, and bankruptcy, reviewing the advantages and disadvantages each offers to buyers, petitioning creditors, debtors, and non-petitioning creditors. The program will discuss what situations each process is best suited to address and key provisions to include in relevant orders and agreements. The panel will also address the Federal Priority Act and the receiver's duties.
- Comparing bankruptcy, receivership, and ABC on key facets
- Relevant statutory authority
- How each process initiated
- Qualifications and duties of receiver, trustee, or assignee
- Compensation and use of professionals
- Oversight and accountability to court, others
- Stay of litigation or collection
- Claims and collateral disposition
- Priorities of payment and the Federal Priority Act
- Avoidance powers
- Best strategies
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How are receiverships and ABCs being used?
- What factors must be considered by lenders, borrowers, buyers and others when evaluating whether to seek or oppose a receivership or to use the ABC process?
- What are the key provisions in any relevant receivership order or ABC?
Bryan E. Bates
Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs
Mr. Bates focuses his practice on business bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial litigation. He represents... | Read More
Mr. Bates focuses his practice on business bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial litigation. He represents creditors, debtors, committees, trustees and other parties-in-interest in Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings, insolvency matters, and debtor/creditor litigation.Close
Theodore A. Cohen
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Mr. Cohen specializes in creditors' rights and focuses on lender, indenture trustee, and lessor representation... | Read More
Mr. Cohen specializes in creditors' rights and focuses on lender, indenture trustee, and lessor representation in bankruptcies, loan and lease workouts, defaulted bond financings and secured transactions. He also represents buyers of distressed companies in bankruptcy 363 sales and from assignees for the benefit of creditors.Close
Eric L. Johnson
Mr. Johnson represents clients in bankruptcy, non-bankruptcy insolvency proceedings, such as receiverships and... | Read More
Mr. Johnson represents clients in bankruptcy, non-bankruptcy insolvency proceedings, such as receiverships and foreclosure proceedings, out of court workouts and restructurings, and other related insolvency matters. As an experienced litigator, he also represents clients in complex insolvency related litigation, including bankruptcy avoidance actions and other adversary proceedings and contested matters. Mr. Johnson also is a member of the panel of Chapter 7 trustees for the Western District of Missouri and is currently serving as a federal equity receiver.Close