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Ponzi Scheme Clawback Litigation in Bankruptcy: Bringing or Defending Claims
Inquiry Notice, Legitimate Profits, Statute of Limitations and More
November 7, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners who represent bankruptcy trustees and investors with an overview of recent trends in clawback suits involving Ponzi schemes, theories of liability and effective defenses, and strategies for bringing and defending these claims. Read More

Speakers:  Jesse S. Finlayson, Partner, Finlayson Toffer Roosevelt & Lilly Anthony L. Paccione, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Corey R. Weber, Partner, Brutzkus Gubner Rozansky Seror Weber

Exercising Setoff and Recoupment Rights in Bankruptcy
Mutuality of Obligation; Disputed Transactions; Relief From Automatic Stay
November 21, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the doctrines of setoff and recoupment and the issues presented in exercising those rights in bankruptcy. The panel will discuss mutuality and other conditions which must be present to establish setoff or recoupment rights and inconsistencies in the case law as applied... Read More

Speakers:  David M. Grogan, Partner, Shumaker Loop & Kendrick Joseph Shifer, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

UCC Foreclosures: Overcoming Obstacles to the Sale, Evaluating Receivership and Bankruptcy...
October 10, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy attorneys with a review of the circumstances under which an Article 9 foreclosure is preferred to maximize value for the secured creditor. The panel will discuss the Article 9 foreclosure process and outline best practices to address obstacles in Article 9 fo... Read More

Speakers:  James Cochran, Partner, O'Connor Cochran Steven O. Weise, Partner, Proskauer Rose James D. Prendergast, SVP, Legal Counsel-UCC Division, First American Title Insurance Company

Structuring Special Purpose Entities: Separateness, Bankruptcy Remoteness and True Sales
September 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare bankruptcy and finance counsel to structure special purpose entities (SPEs) to achieve bankruptcy remoteness and avoid substantive consolidation. The panel will discuss lessons from recent bankruptcy cases involving SPE entities. Read More

Speakers:  Daniel B. Denny, Esq., Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Samuel A. Newman, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Structuring Forbearance Agreements and Strengthening Lender Collateral Position
Drafting Waivers of Existing Default, Borrower Reps and Warranties, Confirmation of Liens,...
August 10, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to craft effective forbearance agreements that protect lender interests and minimize lender liability and risks in the event of the borrower's bankruptcy. The program will also address steps lenders can take during the workout process to correct deficiencies in... Read More

Speakers:  Peter C. Blain, Partner, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Allen J. Dickey, Shareholder, Polsinelli

Leveraging Bankruptcy Preference Defenses: Trade Creditor Payments, Earmarking, Critical V...
June 29, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss commonly attacked transactions such as payments to trade creditors or insiders and loan workouts. The panel will analyze statutory defenses and other key defenses such as earmarking, critical vendor, mere conduit, assumed contract, claim waivers and set-offs. Read More

Speakers:  Howard A. Cohen, Director, Financial Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights, Gibbons Michael W. Yurkewicz, Of Counsel, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg

Retail Bankruptcies: Key Issues for Debtors, Landlords and Vendors
Assumption and Rejection of Leases; Treatment of Gift Cards, Consignment Rights and Going...
June 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy and other counsel with the tools to navigate common issues that arise during retail bankruptcy cases. The panel will discuss assumption and rejection of leases, gift cards, vendor rights, going out of business sales, and other issues particular to retail bank... Read More

Speakers:  Felice R. Yudkin, Member, Cole Schotz George M. Cheever, Of Counsel, K&L Gates Jacob S. Frumkin, Esq., Cole Schotz

Fraudulent Transfer Claw-Back Litigation Post Tribune, Lyondell and SemGroup
Litigating Avoidance Actions Under the Bankruptcy Code and State Law Constructive Fraudule...
June 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of fraudulent transfer claw-back litigation in light of rulings in the Tribune, Lyondell and SemGroup bankruptcy cases, as well as more recent cases from the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals tha... Read More

Speakers:  Michael R. Handler, Esq., King & Spalding Arthur J. Steinberg, Partner, King & Spalding

D&O Indemnity Claims in Bankruptcy: Navigating Third-Party Suits and D&O Insurance Coverag...
May 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide the insight and analysis of the types of claims for which directors and officers are entitled to indemnity protection and how their indemnity claims are treated in and affected by a company's bankruptcy. The panel will also discuss the effect of bankruptcy on D&O insura... Read More

Speakers:  Joseph R. Dunn, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo Victor A. Vilaplana, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Trust Indenture Act and Involuntary Restructurings: Impact of Marblegate and Caesars Bankr...
Navigating Obligor and Bondholder Rights, Implications for the 144A-for-Life Market
April 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the emergence and subsequent limitation of the Trust Indenture Act (TIA) as a tool for objecting bondholders to challenge restructuring outside of bankruptcy. The program will examine the Marblegate and Caesars Entertainment cases, the Second Circuit's very recent rever... Read More

Speakers:  Harald Halbhuber, Partner, Shearman & Sterling Michael J. Riela, Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt Fredric Sosnick, Partner, Shearman & Sterling

Equitable Subordination and Recharacterization of Loans: Avoiding Pitfalls for Lenders, Cr...
Navigating Differing Court Standards in Bringing or Defending Bankruptcy Preference Action...
April 13, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will offer best practices for counsel to lenders, creditors and private equity sponsors to structure transactions and lending practices to protect their claims and maintain preference status against junior and unsecured creditors or borrowers facing insolvency or bankruptcy. Read More

Speakers:  Lawrence V. Gelber, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel James T. Bentley, Special Counsel, Schulte Roth & Zabel Gabrielle Glemann, Counsel, Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Environmental Obligations in Bankruptcy: Reconciling the Conflicting Goals of Bankruptcy a...
Addressing Pre- vs. Post-Petition Claims, Enforcement Actions, Statutory Super Liens, Asse...
March 21, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will investigate the conflicts that exist between the Bankruptcy Code and state and federal environmental statutes and provide bankruptcy counsel with an understanding of how these issues are resolved in bankruptcy proceedings. The panel will review relevant court decisions and why... Read More

Speakers:  Martin T. Booher, Partner, BakerHostetler Elizabeth A. Green, Partner, BakerHostetler Lance Gurley, Managing Director, Blackhill Partners

Prepackaged and Prenegotiated Chapter 11 Reorganizations: Debtor and Creditor Strategies
Negotiating Restructuring Support Agreements; Navigating Valuation, Credit Bidding and Mor...
March 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will analyze the benefits and risks facing a company when considering the use of a prepackaged or a prenegotiated plan for a Chapter 11 reorganization. The program will discuss the complex issues that debtors and creditors face in negotiating the plan, such as restructuring support... Read More

Speakers:  Van C. Durrer, II, Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Sunny Singh, Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Bankruptcy 363 Sales and Successor Liability: Navigating Limitations on "Free and Clear" o...
Maximizing Available Protections For a Buyer, Negotiating and Litigating the Scope of 363...
February 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the doctrine of successor liability and an analysis of why that doctrine does not fit squarely with the doctrine of "free and clear" sales under Section 363(f) of the Bankruptcy Code. The program will analyze other examples of where the language in a "free and clear" sa... Read More

Speakers:  Benjamin W. Loveland, Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr George W. Shuster, Jr., Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Bringing Avoidance Actions Against Foreign Transferees: Choice of Forum, Personal Jurisdic...
Best Practices for Debtors-in-Possession, Trustees, Authorized Committees and Liquidating...
January 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will instruct bankruptcy estate representatives on how to recover assets from foreign defendants/transferees. The program will discuss key issues counsel must consider in pursuing foreign assets, including personal jurisdiction, choice of law, discovery tools, and enforcement of jud... Read More

Speakers:  Richard J. Mason, Partner, McGuireWoods Timothy Graulich, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell Christopher J. Redmond, Partner, Husch Blackwell Patricia K. Smoots, Senior Counsel, Moderator, McGuireWoods

Fraudulent Conveyance Exposure for Intercorporate Guaranties, Integrated Transactions and...
Navigating the Contours of Section 548 Reasonably Equivalent Value Defense in Complex Lend...
January 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide finance and bankruptcy counsel with a review of the legal and economic issues in preferential transfer and fraudulent conveyance avoidance actions for intercorporate guaranties, integrated transactions and designated-use loans. The program will discuss how these transac... Read More

Speakers:  Michael D. Fielding, Partner, Husch Blackwell Michael W. Kaufman, Robinson & Cole

Single Asset Real Estate Cramdown: Analyzing Impaired Accepting Class and Per-Plan vs. Per...
Navigating Plan Confirmation Challenges for Real Estate Debtors and Senior Mortgage Lender...
December 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with approaches for commercial real estate debtors and senior mortgage lenders to deal with plan cramdown involving single asset real estate (SARE) entities. Specifically, the program will look at the meaning of impaired accepting class and analyze the per-plan... Read More

Speakers:  Eric J. Fromme, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell Samuel A. Newman, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defense Under the Bankruptcy Code and U...
Meeting or Overcoming the Defense for Subsequent Transferees of Payments From the Debtor
October 18, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the defense to a fraudulent transfer claim for subsequent transferees of a payment from the debtor, the requirements to meet the defense, and the issue of value received in consideration for the transferred payment. Read More

Speakers:  Marc E. Hirschfield, Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld Marc Skapof, Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld

Debt Restructuring and Indenture Amendments: Curing Ambiguities, Navigating Competing Inte...
Lessons From GSO Coastline Credit Partners v. Global A&T Electronics
September 22, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the ability of issuers of debt to amend the governing indentures and intercreditor agreements without debtholder consent. The program will focus on the distinction between substantive and technical amendments, interpretation of relevant provisions of the intercreditor a... Read More

Speakers:  Michael J. Hampson, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler Sheila A. Sadighi, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler

DIP Financing: Structuring Roll-Overs, Cross-Collateralization, Priming Liens, Junior DIP...
Drafting Provisions That Often Involve Contentious Negotiations and Judicial Scrutiny
September 7, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss challenging issues in debtor in possession (DIP) financing that are most often the subject of contentious negotiations between DIP lenders and other secured creditors, as well as to intense scrutiny by bankruptcy judges. The program will look at roll-overs, cross-collat... Read More

Speakers:  Eric W. Anderson, Partner, Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs Douglas J. Lipke, Shareholder, Vedder Price Steven B. Smith, Of Counsel, Blank Rome

Oil and Gas E&P Bankruptcies: Tackling the Unique Complexities of E&P Restructuring
Navigating Characterization of Oil and Gas Leases Under Sec. 365, Treatment of JOAs in Ban...
August 31, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide legal advisers with guidance on the unique legal issues for exploration and production (E&P) companies in oil and gas restructurings. The panel will explain the factors making restructuring difficult, discuss the implications and potential ramifications, and outline str... Read More

Speakers:  Sarah Link Schultz, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Randy W. Williams, Partner, Thompson & Knight

Leveraging Receivership as a Bankruptcy Alternative: Financial Restructuring, Disposition...
Representing Receivers and Litigating With Receivers in Federal and State Court
August 23, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the benefits of receivership as an alternative to bankruptcy as a vehicle for financial restructuring, disposition of assets, collection of outstanding obligations and enforcement of contracts. The program will also discuss strategies for representing receivers and liti... Read More

Speakers:  Corey R. Weber, Partner, Brutzkus Gubner Rozansky Seror Weber Stephen J. Donell, CPM®, CCIM, ARM®, Receiver and President, FedReceiver

The In Pari Delicto Defense to Bankruptcy and Other Claims Against Directors, Officers and...
Anticipating or Raising the Defense in Bankruptcy and Other Asset Recovery Litigation
June 15, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with an overview of developments in asset recovery litigation against officers, directors and other outside professionals of distressed or insolvent companies. The panel will also discuss the evolving and complex rules underlying the in pari delicto d... Read More

Speakers:  Jon Maxwell Beatty, Partner, Diamond McCarthy Craig D. Singer, Partner, Williams & Connolly

Recovery of Make-Whole Premiums in Bankruptcy After Momentive Performance and Energy Futur...
Navigating Varying Court Interpretations of Prepayment Premium Provisions; Guidance for Dr...
May 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy and lender counsel with a review of the Momentive Performance (MPM Silicones) and Energy Future Holdings rulings, highlighting emerging theories regarding both enforceability of make-whole provisions in bankruptcy loan agreements and protection of entitlement... Read More

Speakers:  Melinda Franek, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, CNH Partners Jennifer Harris, Special Counsel, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy Melainie K. Mansfield, Partner, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy

Bankruptcy 546(e) Safe Harbor Exemptions for Swaps, Securitized Loan Payments, LBO Shareho...
Latest Developments in the Application of 546(e) to Financial Transactions and Securities...
March 1, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy and finance practitioners with a solid understanding of the scope and limits of the safe harbor provisions for financial contracts. The panel will analyze lessons from recent case law and outline best practices for bringing and defending preference and fraudu... Read More

Speakers:  Mark D. Sherrill, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan Jason T. Rodriguez, Shareholder, Higier Allen & Lautin

Lien Stripping in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases: Lessons for Secured Creditors
Guidance for Secured Creditors on Lien Ride-Throughs After In re N. New Eng. Tel. Operatio...
January 27, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the concept of lien-stripping of a secured lienholder's interest in situations where a secured creditor does not participate in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, and the recent Second Circuit decision in In re N. New Eng. Tel. Operations. Read More

Speakers:  Marc E. Hirschfield, Partner, BakerHostetler Marc Skapof, Counsel, BakerHostetler George Klidonas, BakerHostetler

Uniform Voidable Transactions Act: One Year After the UFTA Amendments
Navigating New Rules for Choice of Law, Burdens of Proof, Reasonably Equivalent Value and...
January 5, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the 2014 amendments to the UFTA, which has been renamed the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act. The webinar will cover the problems or obstacles that the amendments were intended to rectify and how the amendments have impacted the law of voidable transfers. Read More

Speakers:  Edwin E. Smith, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Professor Kenneth C. Kettering, Visiting Professor at Large

Leveraging Substantive Consolidation, Piercing the Veil, and Alter Ego in Bankruptcy Proce...
Maximizing Creditor Recovery From or Asset Protection for Debtors, Shareholders and Relate...
December 1, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of theories of alter ego, piercing the veil and substantive consolidation that enable bankruptcy trustees and creditors to maximize recovery from debtors, and best practices for debtors to shield shareholders, directors and unrelated entities from... Read More

Speakers:  Keith Miles Aurzada, Partner, Bryan Cave Steven Fender, Of Counsel, Greenspoon Marder Law

UCC Foreclosures: Overcoming Obstacles to the Sale and Evaluating Receivership, ABC and Ba...
Protecting Lender and Borrower Interests
November 18, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy attorneys with a review of the circumstances under which an Article 9 foreclosure is the preferred option to maximize value for the secured creditor. The panel will discuss the Article 9 foreclosure process and outline best practices to address obstacles inhe... Read More

Speakers:  Peter S. Burke, Partner, Paul Hastings Theodore A. Cohen, Special Counsel, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Jennifer B. Hildebrandt, Of Counsel, Paul Hastings

Creditors' Committees: Navigating Disclosures, Fiduciary Duties, Attorney-Client Privileg...
October 8, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the characteristics of official, unofficial and ad hoc creditor committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, including committee structure, rights and obligation, advantages and pitfalls. The panel will examine recent legal developments impacting some of the most-co... Read More

Speakers:  Edwin Caldie, Partner, Stinson Leonard Street Steven Kortanek, Partner, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice Janine M. Figueiredo, Partner, Hahn & Hessen

Equipment Financing Risks in Bankruptcy: Implications of Lease vs. Secured Transaction
Treatment of Equipment Leases in Bankruptcy and Recharacterization of Lease as a Sale
September 22, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the risks equipment lenders or lessors face following a borrower/lessee's bankruptcy. The program will review the treatment of an equipment finance loan under the UCC and in bankruptcy as well as the treatment of an equipment lease in bankruptcy. The panel will discuss... Read More

Speakers:  George K. Miller, Partner, Mayer Brown Craig M. Price, Partner, Chapman and Cutler Franklin H. Top, III, Partner, Chapman and Cutler

Bankruptcy Section 1111(b)(2) Elections, Plan Feasibility, and Cramdown Interest Rate Comp...
Navigating Advantages for Secured Lenders and Potential Traps for Debtors
September 9, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of the scope of the Section 1111(b)(2) election for secured lenders and the impact of the election on cramdown strategies. The program will also discuss cramdown interest rates and the impact rates have on cramdown strategies. Read More

Speakers:  Michael E. Foreman, Partner, ForemanLaw Benjamin Mintz, Partner, Kaye Scholer

Navigating D&O Fiduciary Duties in the Zone of Insolvency
Avoiding and Defending Fiduciary Duty Claims and Maximizing D&O Insurance Coverage
August 19, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of fiduciary duties directors and officers owe shareholders and creditors as a company faces insolvency, offer strategies to avoid and defend against breach of fiduciary duty lawsuits, and analyze the impact of bankruptcy on existing D&O... Read More

Speakers:  Samuel S. Cavior, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Michael E. Foreman, Partner, ForemanLaw Alexander D. Hardiman, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Representing Bankruptcy Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts
Structuring the Entity Agreement, Managing the Trust, and Representing the Trust as Genera...
August 11, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss post-confirmation bankruptcy liquidation and litigation trusts, including drafting the trust agreement, trustee management of the trust, and representing the trust as general or special litigation counsel. Read More

Speakers:  Amanda Demby, Director, Province Steven T. Gubner, Partner, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner Peter Kravitz, Principal, Province

Bankruptcy Credit Bidding Post Fisker: Strategies for Protecting a Credit Bid or Making Fo...
July 29, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide finance and lending counsel with a briefing on the evolution of credit bidding with a focus on the Fisker Automotive ruling and subsequent case law developments. The panel will discuss the impact of recent rulings on the distressed debt market as well as other secured l... Read More

Speakers:  Ronald S. Gellert, Member, Gellert Scali Busenkell & Brown Ben Rosenblum, Partner, Jones Day Stephen B. Selbst, Partner, Herrick Feinstein

Leveraging Secured Lender Bankruptcy Cramdown Rules and Setting Interest Rates: Debtor and...
July 15, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss secured lender cramdown plan requirements, strategies for secured lenders to defeat the cramdown plan, and the current arguments for setting appropriate cramdown interest rates. Read More

Speakers:  Gary L. Kaplan, Partner, Fried Frank Benjamin Mintz, Partner, Kaye Scholer

Bankruptcy Authority Post Stern, Bellingham and Wellness: Navigating the Uncertainties in...
July 9, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy litigators with a review of how bankruptcy courts have been handling Stern claims, the impact of the Court's Bellingham ruling and the Supreme Court's recent ruling in Wellness. Read More

Speakers:  Demetra L. Liggins, Partner, Thompson & Knight Corey R. Weber, Partner, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner

Lender Recovery in Bankruptcy: Pre-Petition Default Interest, Pre-Payment Penalties, Late...
Maximizing Recovery of Secured Lender's Remedies in the Loan Documentation
June 17, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy and lender counsel a review of emerging theories regarding a lender's right to recover pre-petition default interest, late fees, pre-payment penalties, original issue discount (OID) and attorney fees in bankruptcy, and review the bankruptcy case law developme... Read More

Speakers:  Michael J. Riela, Shareholder, Vedder Price Dustin P. Smith, Esq., Hughes Hubbard & Reed Kevin Walsh, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo

Cross-Border Insolvencies: Representing Foreign and U.S. Debtors, Creditors, Trustees and...
Navigating COMI, Concurrent Proceedings, Winding Down Offshore U.S. Funds, Discovery for F...
January 21, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the complex, cross-border insolvency issues facing restructuring and bankruptcy litigation practitioners, including "COMI" issues, cross border fraud, the property requirement debate, concurrent insolvency proceedings, winding down offshore-incorporated U.S. operated fu... Read More

Speakers:  Warren E. Gluck, Holland & Knight Matthew Wright, Director, Head of Restructuring & Insolvency, RHSW Caribbean, Rawlinson & Hunter

Chapter 11 Plan Third-Party Release Provisions: Structuring or Objecting to NonDebtor Rele...
December 16, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss structuring third-party releases and exculpation provisions in Chapter 11 plans of reorganization, the standards that courts apply in approving releases, crafting objections to nondebtor releases, and recent case law developments. Read More

Speakers:  James M. Lawniczak, Partner, Calfee Halter & Griswold Karen Skomorucha Owens, Director, Ashby & Geddes Philip Sasser, Atty., Sasser Law Firm

The 2014 Amendments to the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act: Preparing for the New Rules
Navigating New Rules for Choice of Law, Burdens of Proof, Reasonably Equivalent Value and...
December 9, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the newly approved 2014 amendments to the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, which the amendments renamed the Uniform Voidable Transfer Act. The webinar will cover the problems or obstacles practitioners experience under the current law that necessitated the amendments an... Read More

Speakers:  Professor Kenneth C. Kettering, Visiting Professor at Large Edwin E. Smith, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Bankruptcy Plan Confirmation Challenges: New Value, Vote Changes, Third-Party Guaranties,...
Recent Updates on Key Issues for Obtaining Plan Approval or Objecting to a Plan
November 18, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss recent developments in plan confirmation issues, including whether a plan that offers new value from an insider can be confirmed without an auction process, the effect of third-party guarantees, whether creditor must have "good cause" to change a plan vote, and the sele... Read More

Speakers:  Michael E. Foreman, Partner, ForemanLaw Michael J. Riela, Shareholder, Vedder Price

Single Asset Real Estate Bankruptcy Challenges for Secured Lenders and Debtors
Navigating New Value Plans, Section 1111(b) Election, Cramdown Interest Rate After Momenti...
November 11, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with approaches for secured lenders and single asset real estate (SARE) debtors in SARE bankruptcy cases. The program will outline and explain automatic stay, adequate protection, new value plans, the Section 1111(b) election, and the impact of Momentive Perform... Read More

Speakers:  Annette W. Jarvis, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney Michelle M. Masoner, Esq., Bryan Cave Daniel I. Waxman, Partner, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs

Fraudulent Transfer Claims: LBOs and Sec. 546(e), Law Partner Profit Clawbacks, Jurisdicti...
Leveraging Latest Case Law Developments in Bringing and Defending Against Claims in Fraudu...
July 22, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss cutting edge topics in fraudulent transfer litigation, including shareholder clawbacks in leveraged buyout transactions, clawbacks of law firm partner "unfinished business profits," limiting damages in fraudulent transfer recoveries, and an overview of the Supreme Court... Read More

Speakers:  Corey R. Weber, Partner, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner Michael E. Comerford, Of Counsel, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy

Cross-Collateralization Clauses in Bankruptcy: Enforcement Challenges for Lenders
Resolving Lender Priority Disputes and Protecting Collateral in the Face of Dragnet Clause...
April 8, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the enforceability of cross-collateralization clauses in bankruptcy, recent case law regarding lender priority disputes and bankruptcy financing, and best practices for secured creditors to protect their priority in the event of the borrower's bankruptcy. Read More

Speakers:  Mark A. Bogdanowicz, Atty, Howard & Howard Richard A. Chesley, Partner, DLA Piper LLP (US)

Tronox v. Kerr-McGee: Game Changing Ruling on Fraudulent Transfer and Spin-Offs to Shed Le...
Navigating Complex Issues of Fraudulent Conveyance, Statute of Limitations, Stern v. Marsh...
February 12, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with an in depth review of the key issues in the Tronox ruling. The panel will discuss the application of the laws of fraudulent conveyance (state and Bankruptcy Code) to corporate spin-offs designed to shed legacy liabilities, the applicable statute... Read More

Speakers:  Michael E. Comerford, Of Counsel, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy Cindy Chen Delano, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, AIG Investments

Bankruptcy Section 506(c) Surcharge on Secured Collateral
Seeking or Defeating Recovery of Expenses for Preserving or Disposing of Collateral
December 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an understanding of the scope and application of Section 506(c) allowing the debtor or trustee to recover from the secured lender costs and expenses of preserving/disposing of the estate's asset. The panel will explain surcharge on collateral, the debtor's... Read More

Speakers:  Jan Hayden, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Erno Lindner, Baker Donelson

Agreements Among Lenders in Unitranche Lending: Structural Issues and Current Trends
December 3, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the structure of unitranche loan facilities, the differences between unitranche loan facilities and first/second lien facilities and senior/mezz facilities, certain trends in the unitranche loan facility "market", and certain potential issues associated with AALs. Read More

Speakers:  Jennifer B. Hildebrandt, Of Counsel, Paul Hastings Jennifer St. John Yount, Partner, Corporate Department, Paul Hastings

Post Stern v. Marshall: Navigating Uncertainties in Bankruptcy Claims Litigation
Arguing Issues of Fraudulent Transfer/Preference and Ponzi Clawback Claims, Waiver and Con...
November 26, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy litigators with a review of post- Stern case law and the impact of Stern on fraudulent transfer/preference litigation, particularly Ponzi clawback claims, the issue of consent or waiver to allow bankruptcy judges to adjudicate claims, and continuing confusion... Read More

Speakers:  Corey R. Weber, Partner, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner Thomas J. Hall, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Seven Rivera, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke

Municipal Insolvencies in the Wake of Detroit: Navigating Chapter 9 and Out-of-Court Restr...
Best Practices for Municipalities, Bondholders, Pension Funds and Other Creditors
November 21, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with an analysis of relevant and unique issues under Chapter 9 for municipalities, bondholders, pension funds and other creditors and options for consensual out-of-court restructuring. Read More

Speakers:  B. Summer Chandler, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge Mark S. Kaufman, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge Luke A. Sizemore, Reed Smith Steven H. Felderstein, Managing Partner, Felderstein Fitzgerald Willoughby & Pascuzzi

Lien Stripping in Consumer Bankruptcy: Bringing or Defending Actions to Avoid Junior Mortg...
Applying Divergent Case Law in Chs. 7, 13 and "20" Filings: What Works and What Doesn't
October 8, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of how junior mortgage liens can be stripped in Chapters 7, 13 and so-called Chapter 20 consumer bankruptcies, discuss defenses available to the lender to preserve the lien, and outline various litigation approaches for both sides. Read More

Speakers:  Monette W. Cope, Junior Partner, Weltman Weinberg & Reis Richard S. Gendler, Principal, Law Offices of Richard S. Gendler

Lien Stripping in Consumer Bankruptcy
Bringing or Defending Actions to Avoid Junior Mortgage Liens
October 8, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of how junior mortgage liens can be stripped in Chapters 7, 13 and so-called Chapter 20 consumer bankruptcies, discuss defenses available to the lender to preserve the lien, and outline various litigation approaches for both sides. Read More

Speakers:  Monette W. Cope, Junior Partner, Weltman Weinberg & Reis Richard S. Gendler, Principal, Law Offices of Richard S. Gendler

Ipso Facto Clauses: Not Always Unenforceable in Bankruptcy
Navigating What the Code Does and Doesn't Prohibit, Leveraging Recent Conflicting Court Ru...
September 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will review the types of ipso facto clauses that fall squarely within the Code prohibition on enforceability of ipso facto clauses and those that may not be addressed in the Code. The panel will analyze the reasoning of recent court rulings that have upheld and invalidated the enfor... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew C. Gold, Partner, Herrick Feinstein David L. Lawton, Senior Associate, Bracewell & Giuliani

Bankruptcy Risks for Second Lienholders
Overcoming Challenges With Lien Stripping, Sect. 363 Sales, Intercreditor Agreements and M...
August 27, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will analyze risks facing second lienholders in bankruptcy, including lien stripping, standing, Section 363 sales free and clear of liens, intercreditor agreements, and valuation of secured creditor's collateral. The program will outline best practices for minimizing the risks. Read More

Speakers:  Vincent J. Roldan, Vandenberg & Feliu Matthew P. Ward, Partner, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice

Absolute Priority Rule: How Absolute is Absolute?
Navigating the New Value Exception, Competitive Bidding and Gifting Strategies in Business...
August 13, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of the absolute priority rule and case law developments since 203 North LaSalle, particularly a recent Seventh Circuit ruling in Castleton Plaza. The panel will also discuss the impact of these rulings on other related issues of competit... Read More

Speakers:  Marc Skapof, Counsel, BakerHostetler Ferve E. Ozturk, BakerHostetler Durc A. Savini, Managing Director and Head of Restructuring, Peter J. Solomon Company

Liquidating Chapter 11 Cases
Formulating Liquidation Plan Strategies and Navigating Implications for Creditors
July 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of the differences between a Chapter 11 and a Chapter 7 liquidation and between liquidating plan sales vs. Sect. 363 sales. The panel will discuss formulation and approval of liquidation plans, unique issues in Chapter 11 liquidations, a... Read More

Speakers:  Paul A. Avron, Of Counsel, Berger Singerman Steven B. Smith, Partner, Edwards Wildman Palmer Brent Weisenberg, Atty, Cooley

Individual Chapter 11 Cases and the Absolute Priority Rule: Latest Developments
Navigating Divergent Court Interpretations of the Rule and Impact on Filings by Individual...
May 21, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with an analysis of the latest case law developments on the absolute priority rule in individual Chapter 11 cases post BAPCPA, the varying court interpretations and applications of the rule, and best practices for both individual debtors and unsecured... Read More

Speakers:  William L. Norton, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Stanley E. Goldich, Partner, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones Gwendolyn J. Godfrey, Bryan Cave

Bankruptcy Remoteness and Single-Asset Real Estate Cases
Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcies
April 9, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with approaches for commercial real estate debtors, their lenders and creditors to deal with bankruptcy remoteness and single-asset real estate (SARE) cases. Read More

Speakers:  Arthur J. Steinberg, Partner, King & Spalding Patrick E. Mears, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Lisa D. Updike, Barnes & Thornburg

Advanced Issues in Bankruptcy Asset Sales: Potential Opportunities and Pitfalls for Buyers
Navigating the Complexities of IP Assets, Successor Liability, Joint and Consortium Biddin...
March 27, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss issues that buyers may face in more complicated Sec. 363 bankruptcy acquisitions, including transactions that include significant intellectual property or cross-border components, closing a Sec. 363 purchase in the face of third-party opposition, among other complex Sec... Read More

Speakers:  George W. Shuster, Jr., Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Benjamin W. Loveland, Atty, Wilmer Hale

Bankruptcy Risks for Secured Lenders
Minimizing Claims Involving Fraudulent Transfer, Preference Challenges, Equitable Subordin...
February 26, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss key risks that secured lenders face with distressed or bankrupt borrowers, including fraudulent transfer, preference challenges, equitable subordination and recharacterization. The program will provide best practices for lenders to structure lending practices to minimiz... Read More

Speakers:  Theodore A. Cohen, Special Counsel, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Zachary G. Newman, Partner, Hahn & Hessen

Tax Issues in Consumer Bankruptcies
Navigating Discharge of Tax Liability, Impact of Tax Obligations on Means Testing, and Deb...
January 15, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel a review of key tax issues in consumer bankruptcy, including discharge rules for different tax obligations, how income tax liabilities impact applicability of the means test, and tax consequences of debt-related obligations like cancellation of debt a... Read More

Speakers:  Richard S. Gendler, Principal, Law Offices of Richard S. Gendler Burton J. Haynes, Principal, Law Office of Burton J. Haynes

Collateral Protection for Financial Assets: Current Legal Trends
Best Practices for Protecting Collateral in a Post-Lehman and MF Global World
December 4, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will address the impact of the MF Global and other FI bankruptcies and recent market trends and actions being taken to provide additional collateral protection for investors, hedge funds, and financial institutions. Read More

Speakers:  Craig S. Unterberg, Partner, Haynes & Boone Daren R. Domina, Partner, Haynes and Boone Michele Navazio, Partner, Sidley Austin

Lien Stripping in Consumer Bankruptcy
Bringing or Defending Actions to Avoid Junior Mortgage Liens
November 8, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of how junior mortgage liens can be stripped in consumer bankruptcies, discuss defenses available to the lender to preserve the lien, and outline various litigation approaches for both sides. Read More

Speakers:  Monette W. Cope, Junior Partner, Weltman Weinberg & Reis Stephen M. Trezza, Principal, Arizona Law Group of Trezza & Associates

State Law Fraudulent Transfer Claims: Reversion to Individual Creditors
Bringing and Defending Claims Abandoned by the Trustee or Estate
October 25, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of the reversion to creditors of state law fraudulent transfer claims abandoned in bankruptcy. The panel will also discuss the applicability of the bankruptcy safe harbor provisions outside bankruptcy and arguments supporting or defending against s... Read More

Speakers:  Arthur J. Steinberg, Partner, King & Spalding Christopher G. Boies, Atty, King & Spalding

Stern v. Marshall: One Year Later
Navigating the Impact of the Ruling on Fraudulent Transfer, Preference and Other Bankruptc...
September 13, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy litigators with a review of the practical implications of the Stern decision on the claims process, its impact on fraudulent transfer and preference litigation, and how issues have been raised and decided in the year since Stern was decided. Read More

Speakers:  Corey R. Weber, Partner, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner Thomas J. Hall, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Seven Rivera, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke

Loan Forbearance Options and Waivers After Default
Crafting Forbearance Agreements That Minimize Lender Liability and Bankruptcy Risks
September 5, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to craft effective forbearance agreements that protect lender interests and minimize lender liability and risks in the event of the borrower's bankruptcy. Read More

Speakers:  Andrew L. Turscak, Partner, Thompson Hine Curtis L. Tuggle, Attorney, Thompson Hine

Chapter 11: Handling the Individual Debtor Case
Debtor and Creditor Challenges With Post-Petition Income, Estate Property, Plan Confirmati...
August 7, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will compare Chapter 13 and 11 filings for individuals; review the unique issues that apply in individual Chapter 11 cases, such as the debtor's post-petition income, estate property, and living expenses; and outline attorney-client privilege and ethical complexities inherent in the... Read More

Speakers:  Peter M. Lively, Principal, Law Office of Peter M. Lively M. Jonathan Hayes, Principal, Law Office of M. Jonathan Hayes

Fraudulent Conveyance Actions: Responding to TOUSA III
Lessons for Lenders in Financing Transactions With Distressed Companies
July 11, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy attorneys with an analysis of the most recent 11th Circuit TOUSA ruling, discuss the impact of the ruling on practices of commercial lenders and other market participants, and outline best practices for secured lenders dealing with distressed companies. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas J. Hall, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Thomas J. McCormack, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Seven Rivera, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke

Section 546(e) Bankruptcy Safe Harbor Exemptions: Recent Developments
Avoiding or Defending Fraudulent Transfer and Preference Challenges to Securities Transact...
June 28, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with a solid understanding of the scope and limits of the safe harbor provisions for financial contracts. The panel will analyze lessons from recent case law and outline best practices for defending the preference and fraudulent transfer safe harbor. Read More

Speakers:  Mark D. Sherrill, Counsel, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan David A. Wender, Partner, Alston & Bird

Tenant Bankruptcy: Assumption and Rejection of Commercial Leases
Protecting Landlord and Tenant Interests Under the Bankruptcy Code
June 7, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with a review of commercial lease treatment under the Bankruptcy Code, discuss the debtor's right to assume, reject or assign executory leases, and outline best practices for both landlords and tenants seeking to protect their rights and interests in the l... Read More

Speakers:  George M. Cheever, Of Counsel, K&L Gates Griffin S. Dunham, Atty, MGLAW

Proving or Contesting Debtor Insolvency Under the Balance Sheet Test
Analyzing Insolvency in Preference and Fraudulent Transfer Litigation
May 10, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with an examination of the issue of debtor insolvency in avoidance actions and fraudulent transfers. The panel will outline the various issues that arise in proving insolvency under the balance sheet test and evidentiary issues such as records and use... Read More

Speakers:  Corey R. Weber, Partner, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner Christopher Harris, Partner, Latham & Watkins Robert F. Reilly, Managing Director, Willamette Management Associates

Litigation Trustee and Committee Claims Against Insiders, Auditors and Other Third Parties...
Addressing Limitations on Recovery Such as In Pari Delicto, Standing and the Insured v. In...
April 26, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of suits against corporate insiders and outside third-party professionals, theories supporting liability, and the evolving and complex defenses and limitations to recovery such as in pari delicto, standing and the insured v. insured excl... Read More

Speakers:  Michael P. Richman, Partner, Patton Boggs Robert J. Keach, Partner, Bernstein Shur

Insolvency and Financial Risks in Derivatives Transactions
Navigating Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Litigation and New Regulatory Protections Aga...
April 17, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss recent developments from Lehman and MF Global bankruptcies and those aspects of Dodd-Frank that are intended to address insolvency risks in derivatives products. Read More

Speakers:  Willa Cohen Bruckner, Partner, Alston & Bird William S. Sugden, Partner, Alston & Bird

Leveraged Buyout Transactions Challenged in Bankruptcy
Litigating Fraudulent Transfer Claims Against Lenders, Equity Purchasers and Shareholders
March 28, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will update practitioners on the latest challenges to leveraged buyout transactions in bankruptcy. The panel will explain the implications of particular deal structures, review underlying legal theories of creditor challenges, and outline best practices for mitigating risk or maximi... Read More

Speakers:  Lisa S. Bonsall, Partner, McCarter & English Henry P. Baer, Partner, Finn Dixon & Herling

Section 363 Bankruptcy Sales
Navigating the Sale Process and Negotiating the Asset Purchase Agreement
March 22, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy attorneys with a thorough review of the Section 363 sale process and examine the associated risks and opportunities. The panel will outline best practices for counsel to buyers and secured creditors involved in Section 363 sales. Read More

Speakers:  George M. Cheever, Of Counsel, K&L Gates Keith Miles Aurzada, Partner, Bryan Cave

Executory Contracts in Bankruptcy: Navigating the Legal Ambiguities
Best Practices for Debtors and Creditors in Assuming or Rejecting Contracts
March 1, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare bankruptcy counsel to navigate the complex rules to determine whether a contract in a bankruptcy proceeding is executory. The panel will also discuss whether contracts fit within any "special" categories of executory contracts and how the contracts will be treated throu... Read More

Speakers:  Lance E. Miller, Atty, Jones Day B. Summer Chandler, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge Griffin S. Dunham, Atty, MGLAW

Post-Petition Bankruptcy Financing
Evaluating and Documenting DIP Financing and Obtaining Cash Collateral and Financing Order...
February 23, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy attorneys with an analysis of trends and legal developments regarding various DIP financing terms and conditions. The panel will outline best practices for documenting post-petition financing and obtaining or contesting cash collateral and financing motions. Read More

Speakers:  Michael M. Eidelman, Partner, Vedder Price Erika L. Morabito, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Rights Offerings in Bankruptcy
Negotiating and Executing a Deal for Restructuring and Exit Financing
February 8, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with an examination of recent trends in the use of rights offerings as a financing mechanism, review the rights offerings process under the Bankruptcy Code, and discuss debtor and creditor strategies in negotiating and executing a rights offering. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas R. Fawkes, Partner, Freeborn & Peters Michael E. Foreman, Of Counsel, Haynes & Boone

Bankruptcy Litigation: Far-Reaching Impact of Stern v. Marshall
Navigating the Broad Implications for Fraudulent Transfer, Preference and Other Claims Lit...
October 13, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy litigators with a review of the practical ramifications of the Stern decision on the claims process, its impact on fraudulent transfer and preference litigation, and how similar issues have been raised and decided in cases and pending bankruptcies to date. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas J. Hall, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Corey R. Weber, Partner, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner Seven Rivera, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke

Distressed Lending and Strategic Investment for Secured Lenders
Structuring Loan Documentation and Protecting Rights and Remedies in Distressed Situations
September 20, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the potential pitfalls in distressed lending and strategic investment, and provide practical guidance and tips for lenders at each of the major stages of a transaction--from loan origination through the borrower's reorganization. Read More

Speakers:  Ancela R. Nastasi, Partner, Richards Kibbe & Orbe David W. Prager, Goldin Associates

Bankruptcy Reorganization Plan Strategies: Debt Reinstatement and Indubitable Equivalent
Strategies for Debtors, Lenders and Creditors Proposing or Opposing a Plan of Reorganizati...
September 7, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys with an overview and analysis of critical issues related to debt reinstatement and other novel approaches to confirming a plan over senior lender objections. The panel will outline strategies for debtors, lenders and creditors employing or facing a similar pla... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel P. Winikka, Partner, Jones Day Richard H. Golubow, Managing Shareholder, Winthrop Couchot Christopher Celentino, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Fraudulent Conveyance Actions: TOUSA Revisited
Strategies for Lenders in Financing Transactions With Distressed Companies
May 3, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy attorneys with an analysis of the most recent TOUSA rulings, discuss the impact of the rulings on the practices of commercial lenders and other market participants, and outline strategies for leveraging these new TOUSA rulings. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas J. Hall, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Seven Rivera, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Thomas J. McCormack, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke Jack F. Williams, Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law

Intersection of Bankruptcy and State Foreclosure Laws
Protecting Foreclosure Remedies and Overcoming Bankruptcy Pitfalls When Dealing With Distr...
February 8, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to lenders and creditors with a review of the intersection between bankruptcy and state foreclosure laws with respect to secured interests and commercial real estate. The panel will outline strategies to minimize risks in exercising foreclosure remedies and navi... Read More

Speakers:  John F. Isbell, Partner, Thompson Hine Johnathan C. Bolton, Senior Attorney, Fulbright & Jaworski Craig S. Unterberg, Partner, Haynes & Boone

Bankruptcy Litigation Strategies for Secured Lenders and Other Creditors
Minimizing Risks of Fraudulent Conveyance, Preference Challenges and Avoidance Actions
October 12, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to lenders and creditors to deal with the common pitfalls in avoidance and preference litigation when the borrower is insolvent or in bankruptcy. The panel will outline best practices to protect security interests and other payment rights. Read More

Speakers:  F. Thomas Rafferty, Principal, Ober Kaler David S. Musgrave, Principal, Ober Kaler

Bankruptcy: Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product
Protecting and Maintaining Confidentiality and the Work Product Defense
September 30, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for bankruptcy counsel on the implications of the attorney-client privilege for stakeholders in the bankruptcy process--debtors, creditors, committees and professionals. The panel will discuss legal strategies for preserving the privilege and leveraging the wor... Read More

Speakers:  Gregory W. Werkheiser, Partner, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell Ronald R. Sussman, Partner, Cooley Alec P. Ostrow, Partner, Becker Glynn Melamed & Muffly

Bankruptcy Reorganization Plans: Recent Trends and Developments
Strategies for Debtors and Creditors to Navigate Complex Plan Confirmation Rules
June 22, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys for debtors and creditors with a thorough review of the requirements for a bankruptcy plan confirmation, the mechanics of bankruptcy cram downs, and strategies for debtors and creditors in negotiating and objecting to a plan cram down. Read More

Speakers:  Michael E. Foreman, Of Counsel, Haynes & Boone John F. Isbell, Counsel, King & Spalding Felicia Gerber Perlman, Partner, Skadden Arps

Bankruptcy Asset Sales: Emerging Legal Strategies
Best Practices for Debtors and Creditors in Section 363, 1123 and 1129 Sales
June 8, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will review and analyze trends and recent legal developments affecting asset sales for bankruptcy attorneys. The panel will offer practitioners guidance on leveraging these emerging strategies in future asset sales. Read More

Speakers:  Douglas S. Mintz, Special Counsel, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft Felicia Gerber Perlman, Partner, Skadden Arps Trey A. Monsour, Partner, Haynes & Boone

Leveraged Buyout Transactions Under Heightened Scrutiny in Bankruptcy
Withstanding Creditor Challenges to Fraudulent Transfer Claims
May 26, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will update practitioners on the latest challenges to leveraged buyout transactions in bankruptcy. The panel will explain the implications of particular deal structures, review underlying legal theories of creditor challenges, and outline best practices to mitigate risk. Read More

Speakers:  Douglas S. Mintz, Special Counsel, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft Steven T. Bobo, Partner, Reed Smith

Derivatives in Bankruptcy: Latest Lessons From Lehman
Minimizing Risks When a Counterparty Becomes Insolvent
May 11, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy attorneys with a solid understanding of the safe-harbor provisions of the bankruptcy code for derivatives contracts and analyze the lessons from the Lehman bankruptcy cases. The panel will outline best practices to minimize risk when a significant counterpart... Read More

Speakers:  Willa Cohen Bruckner, Partner, Alston & Bird William S. Sugden, Partner, Alston & Bird

Real Estate Bankruptcies: Single Asset Real Estate Rules and Lessons From General Growth
Navigating Unique Issues for Defaulting Commercial Real Estate Companies
April 27, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy strategies for defaulting commercial real estate companies and their lenders. The panel will focus on the lessons learned from In re General Growth Properties and the impact of the BAPCPA amendments on single asset real estate rules. Read More

Speakers:  Arthur J. Steinberg, Partner, King & Spalding Jason B. Binford, Attorney, Haynes & Boone Scott Davidson, Counsel, King & Spalding

Leveraging Section 363 in Mergers and Acquisitions
Analyzing the Evolving Risks and Benefits of Buying and Selling Distressed Assets
December 2, 2009 CLE Download

This CLE seminar will discuss strategies for counsel involved in Section 363 sales and acquisitions, including a thorough briefing of the evolving risks and benefits and best practices for executing a distressed company M&A deal. Read More

Speakers:  Robert L. Eisenbach, III, Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish Jennifer Fonner DiNucci, Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish

Real Estate Bankruptcies: The Impact of In re General Growth
Strategies for Real Estate Companies, Lenders and Investors Dealing With Special Purpose E...
November 4, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss the bankruptcy litigation and rulings to date in General Growth Properties, the impact of the case for special purpose entities and the commercial mortgage based securities market, and best practices for lenders and debtors in real estate bankruptcy reorganizations. Read More

Speakers:  Lorraine S. McGowen, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Michael E. Foreman, Of Counsel, Haynes & Boone Harold Bordwin, Managing Director and Group Head, KPMG Corporate Finance

DIP Financing: Emerging Legal Strategies for Debtors and Lenders
Evaluating Options When Chapter 11 Financing is Scarce
October 22, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss recent developments and trends in Chapter 11 bankruptcy financing, the impact for debtor companies and lenders, and best practices for debtors and lenders in weighing their bankruptcy options. Read More

Speakers:  D. Tyler Nurnberg, Partner, Kaye Scholer Victor Milione, Partner, Nixon Peabody

Bankruptcy and Restructuring: Navigating Employment Issues Under the Code
Best Practices to Negotiate, Modify and Terminate Employment Agreements and Benefit Plans
August 20, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will analyze the Bankruptcy Code's complex treatment of employment agreements and wage and benefit plans, including executive compensation, retention and bonus plans, and other employment issues that arise in various stages of the bankruptcy process. Read More

Speakers:  Douglas P. Cushing, Partner, Jordan Schrader Ramis Lawrence J. Baer, Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges Michael L. Bernstein, Partner, Arnold & Porter Rosa J. Evergreen, Atty, Arnold & Porter

UCC Secured Transactions: Avoiding Pitfalls in Perfecting Security Interests
Protecting Collateral in Bankruptcy and Enforcement Actions
June 30, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine unexpected traps in perfecting security interests and analyze the often confusing perfection rules for different types of collateral, enforcement actions and disputes, The panel will outline best practices for protecting security interests in the event of default or bankrup... Read More

Speakers:  Steven O. Weise, Partner, Proskauer Rose

Prepackaged and Prenegotiated Chapter 11 Reorganizations
Evaluating the Benefits and Risks of Pre-Bankruptcy Restructuring Plans
June 25, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will analyze the benefits and risks facing a company that is weighing whether to use a prepackaged or a prenegotiated plan for a Chapter 11 reorganization and will outline strategies for the business debtor in negotiating the plan with creditors. Read More

Speakers:  Kurt A. Mayr, Partner, Bracewell & Giuliani Mette H. Kurth, Partner, Arent Fox Robert J. Dehney, Partner, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell

Bankruptcy Avoidance Actions: Navigating the Evolving Standards
Pursuing and Defending Preference and Fraudulent Transfer Actions
June 10, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss the standards and best practices for prosecuting and defending bankruptcy avoidance actions and analyze the Bankruptcy Code's limitations on and safe harbors for avoidance actions. Read More

Speakers:  Brian E. Greer, Counsel, Dechert Steven M. Yoder, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon Frederick B. Rosner, Partner, Messana Rosner & Stern

Section 363 Bankruptcy Sales: Credit Bids and Distressed Asset Transactions
Legal Strategies for Buyers and Lenders
May 12, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the Section 363 bankruptcy sale process, the expanding use of credit bids by investors in distressed debt, the implications of the Clear Channel case on credit bids, and offer best practices for buyers and secured creditors involved in Section 363 sales. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas M. Horan, Member, Womble Carlyle Derek M. Stoldt, Partner, Kaye Scholer Michael B. Solow, Partner, Kaye Scholer

Chapter 11 Exit Strategies in the Frozen Credit Market
Evaluating the Alternatives When Bankruptcy Financing is in Jeopardy
January 15, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explain the impact of the credit market crunch on Chapter 11 exit financing, weigh the benefits and risks of reorganizing versus liquidating, and recommend strategies for bankrupt companies seeking exit financing. Read More

Speakers:  Victor Milione, Partner, Nixon Peabody Theresa V. Brown-Edwards, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon Michael B. Solow, Partner, Kaye Scholer

Insolvency in Franchise Businesses: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Recovery Under the Bank...

December 4, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Craig R. Tractenberg, Partner, Nixon Peabody Timothy P. Duggan, Shareholder, Stark & Stark Nelwyn W. Inman, Shareholder, Baker Donelson