Teleseminar Series to Examine Details of the New Bankruptcy
May 17, 2005,Alexandria,Va.— The
new bankruptcy law makes the most sweeping changes in a generation,
affecting both consumer and business bankruptcies. These new changes will be examined in ABI’s
seven-part teleseminar series, beginning June 15.
The first teleseminar on business bankruptcies will be held on June
15 and will feature topics such as the new small business rules,
expansion of reclamation claims, broadened preference defenses, trade
creditor strategies, new grounds for the appointment of a trustee,
single-asset cases and limits on exclusivity.
The first teleseminar of the consumer bankruptcy series will be held
on June 23 and will cover mandatory credit counseling, means testing for
chapter 7, other changes in chapter 7 practice, attorney verification
and sanctions, the new grounds for dismissal, limits on the automatic
stay and new creditor notice requirements.
There are a total of three programs devoted to the details of consumer
practice under the new law and three business programs. The final
session will be a judges’ roundtable on September 22.
To view the full schedule of the
90-minute programs, topics and faculty, click here. The
live sessions will begin at Registrants will be able to ask questions during the
live programs. The programs will be archived on ABI World, and available on demand. Written materials will
be provided in advance, and include a copy of the new Bankruptcy Code as
amended. The cost will be $95 per program, with discounts
offered for multi-program packages. For more information, visit www.abiworld.org.
ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary,
non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters
related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and
the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI
membership includes over 10,300 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges,
professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy
professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and
information. For additional information on ABI, visit ABI
World. For additional conference
information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.