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ABI Teleseminar Series to Examine Details of the New Bankruptcy Law

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 2 pm EST. 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.

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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.

 

 


 

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