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The following abstract summarizes the text of submissions made to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission. The abstract is organized by NBRC working group and topic.

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Small Business and Partnerships: Non-Profits
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David J. BardinAttorney; Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn. DC counsel for Cult Awareness Network.Testified at Open Forum at July Meeting.

Should the bankruptcy code deal with non-profit corporations Should assets of non-profit/public interest corps enjoy constitutional protectionNo solution suggested. Volunteered time to the Commission.
NBRC-
0042
David J. BardinAttorney; Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn. DC counsel for Cult Awareness Network.Testified at Open Forum at July Meeting.

How should the Ch. 7 trustee, the bankruptcy court in Ch. 7 or Ch. 11 and the district court assure protection of associational rights of non-debtor individuals who choose to associate with the debtor For example, how should they protect membership and donor lists of a bankruptcy non-profit corporationNo solution suggested. Volunteered time to Commission
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0042
David J. BardinAttorney; Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn. DC counsel for Cult Awareness Network.Testified at Open Forum at July Meeting.

Under Ch. 7 how does the representative of the estate carry-out fiduciary obligations of the bankrupt corp. to those who associated with it in order to safeguard their rights When issues of Const'l privacy are raised, how should a trustee respond procedurally and substantively Should the trustee be expected to present a program for vindicating such rights Should the Code provide guidance as to these const'l dimensionsNo solution suggested. Volunteered time to the Commission.
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David J. BardinAttorney; Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn. DC counsel for Cult Awareness Network.Testified at Open Forum at July Meeting.2004
Should the trustee address issues of ongoing physical access to files of non-profit debtors by representatives of the debtor differently from the files of for-profitsNo solution suggested. Volunteered time to the Commission.
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David J. BardinAttorney; Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn. DC counsel for Cult Awareness Network.Testified at Open Forum at July Meeting.F.R.B.P. 7026F.R.B.P. 2004Should the trustee allow adversaries of the non-profit debtor to acquire privileged attorney-client and work-product documents needed by the debtor for on-going non-bankruptcy litigationNo solution suggested. Volunteered time to the Commission.