NBRC Full Commission Meeting
May 14, 1997
The George Washington University
Law School
720 20th Street, N.W.
Room LL101
Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, May 14, 1997

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks and Administrative Matters
  • Congressional legislation
  • Certification of February meeting minutes
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Open Forum/Invited Witnesses
  • A. Panel: Corporate/Small Business Bankruptcies
    Dean Douglas Baird, Richard Breeden, Hugh Ray, Myer Sigal and Prof. James White
  • B. Consumer Bankruptcy Data
    Prof. Ian Domowitz, Northwestern University
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plenary Session: Discharge and Dischargeability
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Forum on Issues Faced by Consumer Debtors
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Plenary Session I: Pending Matters
  • Chapter 12 Proposal No. 1 - Direct payment plans
  • Chapter 12 Proposal No. 2 - Sunset provision
  • Government Working Group Proposal No. 21 - Elimination of Section 921(b)
  • Government Working Group Proposal No. 22 - Treatment of municipal obligations
  • Government Working Group Proposal No. 23 - Chapter 9: Inclusion of "employees" in Section 922(a)
  • Government Working Group Proposal No. 24 - Consensus tax matters
  • Chapter 11 Working Group Proposal No. 7 - Section 363(f)
  • Chapter 11 Working Group Proposal No. 8 - Post-confirmation plan modification
5:00 p.m. - 5:40 p.m. Presentations
Commercial Law League of America
Ad Hoc Secured Creditor Group

NBRC Full Commission Meeting
May 15-16, 1997
(Joint with ABI Annual Spring Meeting)
Grand Hyatt Washington
at Washington Center
1000 H Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.

Thursday, May 15, 1997

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Administrative Matters
Report on May 9 Regional Meeting
Update on June 6 Regional Meeting
8:05 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Plenary Session II: Partnership Issues
Discussion of Small Business Working Group Proposal No. 3 - Effects of General Partner's Bankruptcy Filing
9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Plenary Session:
  • Memorandum dated May 1, 1997, by Professor Lawrence P. King and Elizabeth I. Holland
  • Memorandum dated April 29, 1997, by Commissioner Edith H. Jones and Professor Todd J. Zywicki
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Plenary Session: Single Asset Real Estate Issues/Discussion Only
  • Congressional testimony
  • Small Business Working Group Proposal No. 4 - Elimination of the $4 million cap
  • Small Business Working Group Proposal No. 5 - Clarification of Section 362(d)(3)(B)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Recess
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Meeting of Chapter 11 Working Group
  • Pre-packaged plans of reorganization
  • Pre-bankruptcy waivers
Meeting of Government Working Group
Meeting of Jursidiction and Procedure Working Group
Preferences
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Break
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Presentation:
Association of Insolvency Accountants, Prof. Grant Newton
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Final Report from the Tax Advisory Committee

Friday, May 16, 1997

8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Administrative Matters
8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Plenary Session III: Pending Matters
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Working Group Proposal No. 1 - Uniform federal exemptions
  • Consumer Bankrtupcy Framework Draft No. 2
  • Mass Torts, Future Claims Working Group Proposal No. 1 - Treatment of future claims in bankruptcy
  • Small Business Working Group Proposal No. 3 - Effects of General Partner's Bankruptcy Filing
  • Small Business Working Group Proposal No. 4 - Elimination of the $4 million cap and related issues
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plenary Session: Chapter 11/Small Business Issues
Discussion of Chapter 11 Issues and Small Business Working Group Proposal No. 1 - Small Business Proposal
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Open Forum
  • Issues related to the United States Trustee Program
  • General