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ABI & Georgetown University Law Center Present:

Bankruptcy 2004: Views from the Bench

Featuring the Views of 18 U.S. Bankruptcy Judges
October 1, 2004, Washington D.C.

Join ABI and The Georgetown University Law Center for Bankruptcy 2004: Views from the Bench and earn 6.0 CLE Credits, Including 1.0 hour Ethics.

Topics include:

  • Director and Officer Issues: Fiduciary duties—the business judgment rule in chapter 11. Insurance coverage disputes. Funding coverage costs. “Deepening insolvency.” In re Flagship Healthcare
  • Sales Under Section 363
  • First-day Issues: Payment of Critical Vendors—In re K-Mart (7th Cir. 2004). End of the doctrine of necessity? Ordinary course professionals? DIP Financing; Liens on avoidance actions.
  • Separate Topical Break-out Lunches with the Judges
  • Confirmation Topics: Third-party releases. Post-confirmation jurisdiction. Scope of the discharge? Liability of directors and officers for the plan? Interest rate—will the Supreme Court figure it out? Lock-up agreements—gone with the wind? Solicitation Issues: the end of Century Glove.
  • Claims Issues: Objections to claims. Estimation of claims. Late-filed claims. 502(d): Claims preclusion. In re TWA Inc. Recharacterization and equitable subordination. Valuation; assignment. Discharge of claims.
  • Legal Fees in Bankruptcy and Ethics: Debtor’s Counsel; Committee Counsel; Ordinary Course Professionals.

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