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Thursday, April 3

3:00 p.m.

Registration Open

3:30-5:00 p.m.

Creditor Conflict and the Efficiency of the Corporate Reorganization Process

Presenters:

Prof. Mark Jenkins

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business; Philadelphia

Prof. David Carl Smith

University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce; Charlottesville, Va.


Prof. Ralph Brubaker, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Robert M. Lawless, Commentator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

The Value of Soft Assets in Corporate Reorganizations

Presenter:

Prof. Michelle Morgan Harner

University of Maryland School of Law; Baltimore


Prof. Ralph Brubaker, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Charles Jordan Tabb, Commentator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Statutory Erosion of Secured Creditors' Rights: Some Insights from the U.K.

Presenter:

Prof. Adrian James Walters

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law; Chicago


Prof. Charles Jordan Tabb, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Edward Janger, Commentator

Brooklyn Law School; Brooklyn, N.Y.

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

Friday, April 4

8:45-9:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:15-10:15 a.m.

Judicial Oversight of Financing in Detroit's Restructuring and Beyond

Presenter:

Prof. Melissa B. Jacoby

University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, N.C.


Prof. Pamela Foohey, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Juliet M. Moringiello, Commentator

Widener University School of Law; Harrisburg, Pa.

The Logic and Limits of Liens

Presenter:

Prof. Edward Janger

Brooklyn Law School; Brooklyn, N.Y.


Prof. Pamela Foohey, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Adrian James Walters, Commentator

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30-11:30 a.m.

An Empirical Investigation of Leases and Executory Contracts

Presenter:

Prof. Kenneth Ayotte

Northwestern University School of Law; Chicago


Prof. Robert M. Lawless, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Edward Rust Morrison, Commentator

University of Chicago Law School; Chicago

Default Penalties in Chapter 11

Presenters:

Prof. David Gray Carlson

Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School; New York

Gary T. Holtzer

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; New York


Prof. Robert M. Lawless, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Michelle Morgan Harner, Commentator

University of Maryland School of Law; Baltimore

11:30-11:45 a.m.

Break

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

When Does Some Federal Interest Require a Different Result? An Essay on the Use and Misuse of Butner v. United States

Presenter:

Prof. Juliet M. Moringiello

Widener University School of Law; Harrisburg, Pa.


Prof. Ralph Brubaker, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Steven L. Schwarcz, Commentator

Duke University School of Law; Durham, N.C.

12:15-1:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15-2:15 p.m.

What Is a Lien? Lessons from Municipal Bankruptcy

Presenter:

Prof. David Arthur Skeel, Jr.

University of Pennsylvania Law School; Philadelphia


Prof. Pamela Foohey, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. David Gray Carlson, Commentator

Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School; New York

Derivatives and Collateral: Balancing Remedies and Systemic Risk

Presenter:

Prof. Steven L. Schwarcz

Duke University School of Law; Durham, N.C.


Prof. Pamela Foohey, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Bruce A. Markell, Commentator

Florida State University College of Law; Tallahassee, Fla.

2:15-2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Rules of Thumb for Intercreditor Agreements

Presenter:

Prof. Edward Rust Morrison

University of Chicago Law School; Chicago


Prof. Robert M. Lawless, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Melissa B. Jacoby, Commentator

University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, N.C.

The (Il?) legitimacy of Bankruptcies for the Benefit of Secured Creditors

Presenters:

Prof. Bruce A. Markell

Florida State University College of Law; Tallahassee, Fla.

Prof. Charles W. Mooney, Jr.

University of Pennsylvania Law School; Philadelphia


Prof. Ralph Brubaker, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Steven L. Harris, Commentator

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology; Chicago

Saturday, April 5

8:45-9:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:15-10:15 a.m.

The Bankruptcy Clause, the Fifth Amendment, and the Limited Rights of Secured Creditors in Bankruptcy

Presenter:

Prof. Charles Jordan Tabb

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.


Prof. Ralph Brubaker, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Jay L. Westbrook, Commentator

University of Texas School of Law; Austin, Texas

Priority in Going-Concern Surplus

Presenter:

Prof. Barry E. Adler

New York University School of Law; New York


Prof. Ralph Brubaker, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Kenneth Ayotte, Commentator

Northwestern University School of Law; Chicago

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30-11:30 a.m.

The Board’s Duty to Keep Its Options Open

Presenter:

Prof. Stephen J. Lubben

Seton Hall University Law School; Newark, N.J.


Prof. Robert M. Lawless, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. David Arthur Skeel, Jr., Commentator

University of Pennsylvania Law School; Philadelphia

The Role of Secured Credit in Chapter 11 Cases: An Empirical View

Presenter:

Prof. Jay L. Westbrook

University of Texas School of Law; Austin, Texas


Prof. Robert M. Lawless, Moderator

University of Illinois College of Law; Champaign, Ill.

Prof. Stephen J. Lubben, Commentator

Seton Hall University Law School; Newark, N.J.

11:30 a.m.

Adjourn

 

     

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