This American Bankruptcy Institute’s program analyzes the effects of
the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
(BAPCPA). Congress enacted the most sweeping reform of the federal
bankruptcy laws over the last 25 years during 2005, with most of the
changes effective for cases filed after Oct. 17, 2005. One year later,
what has been the impact of the new law on debtors, creditors and the
other players in the bankruptcy system? Is the Bankruptcy Code in
better balance today as Congress intended? What conclusions can be
drawn about what is working and what is not from the first year of
reported opinions? What does the future hold?
This day-long conference brings together the leading experts and
practitioners from the private and public sectors to assess the
first-year experience from a variety of perspectives.