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Meetings & Events

Friday, October 7, 2005

8:00–8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Hart Auditorium, Georgetown University Law Center

Sponsored by Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP.

8:30–9:30 am

First-day Issues

Changes in Procedures under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA).

9:30–10:00 am

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Bankruptcy Services LLC.

10:00–11:00 am

Section 363

New Developments Including Precision Industries Inc. v. Qualitech—Sales Free and Clear of Leases and Other Valuable Rights?

11:00–11:15 am

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Bankruptcy Services LLC.

11:15 am–12:15 pm

Mass Tort Problems

Including Prepacks, Legislation, Future Claims and Combustion Engineering

12:15–1:45 pm

Box Lunch: Three Break-out Sessions Facilitator to Lead Discussion from Each Morning Panel

Sponsored by Jefferies & Company Inc.

A unique opportunity for attendees to follow up on the morning’s topics in small groups with the judges and speakers.

1:45–2:45 pm

Pension and Employee Issues

Reconciling the Interests of Unions/Employees, the PBGC and the Estate: §1113 and Terminating Underfunded Pension Plans.

2:45–3:00 pm

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Bankruptcy Services LLC.

3:00–4:00 pm

Legal Ethics

Examination of Issues Involving Representation of the Creditors’ Committee, Conflicts and Solicitation for Appointment.

4:00–5:00 pm


How Will the Act Affect Business Bankruptcies, including Reclamation, Preferences, Exclusivity, Property of the Estate, Plan Modification, and Discharge of Debtors under Chapter 11?

5:00–6:15 pm

Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP


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