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The weak economy continues to push numerous businesses and consumers into distress, prompting record levels of foreclosures, loan defaults, bankruptcies, and reorganizations. Many individuals and corporations today must deal with bankruptcy issues both directly and indirectly. Our seminar faculty features three leading bankruptcy attorneys. They will discuss the recovery of distressed loans, best practices that should be considered in most bankruptcy situations, describe how the process works for consumers and corporations, and answer your questions concerning the latest developments in the law. In particular, the faculty will discuss Chapters 7, 11, and 13, loan workouts, reorganizations, waiver and forbearance agreements, and avoidance actions. Whether you are new to bankruptcy practice or have extensive experience in the field, our respected faculty will cover the transforming areas of the law so you can walk away from our live seminar with the ability to confidently handle the difficult decisions that must be made in this dynamic practice. Agenda: Gerald Munitz on Corporate Bankruptcy Issues
1. Insolvency Litigation
2. The Impact of the Automatic Stay
3. How to Obtain Relief from the Automatic Stay
4. Impact of Foreclosures on Corporate Bankruptcy
5. Forbearance Agreements and Waivers
6. Litigation and Timing Issues
7. Tips from Creditors' Perspective
8. Equity Cushion and Necessity for Reorganization Defenses to Relief from the Automatic Stay Laila Gonzalez on an Overview of Bankruptcy Law for Consumers
1. Differences for the Consumer in Chapter 7, 11, and 13
2. Dealing With the Chapter 7 Trustee
3. Preferences/Lien Avoidance/Fraudulent Conveyances
4. Dealing With Objections to Exemptions/Discharge
5. Participation in Bankruptcy Cases - Claims/BR 2004 Examinations/Creditor's Meetings
6. Foreclosures and Loan Modifications in Consumer Bankruptcy
7. Changes in Consumer Bankruptcy Practice as a Result of Recent Amendments to the Bankruptcy Law
8. Topics on Chapter 7: Automatic Stay, Discharge and Dischargeability of Debts
9. Topics on Chapter 13: How to Prepare a Plan and Confirmation Jason Binford on Business Restructuring, Workouts, and Reorganizations
1. Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring
2. Restructuring, Workouts, and Recapitalizations
3. Special Issues for Unsecured Creditors
4. Creditors Committee and Equity Committee
5. Debtors and Debtors-in-Possession
6. Best Practices for Lenders' Counsel in Confronting a Distressed Borrower
7. The Blossoming Field of Loan Workouts Interactive Question & Answer SessionBiography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Gerald Munitz
practices at Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP, where he focuses exclusively on commercial insolvency law, including the extensive representation of debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, and special interests such as lessors and purchasers of property of the estate. He has represented financial institutions holding fully secured and unsecured claims. Mr. Munitz formerly had extensive experience as debtor's counsel in such major chapter 11 cases as North American Car Corporation, AM International Inc., Pettibone Corporation, Kroh Brothers Inc. and the Kassuba entities. Before joining Butler Rubin, Jerry was associated with the Chicago law firm of Goldberg Kohn and was the senior bankruptcy partner at Winston & Strawn. Mr. Munitz was named a "Bankruptcy Legend" by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges for his significant contributions to the administration of bankruptcy law (2004). He was named one of the 12 foremost bankruptcy practitioners in the United States by The Wall Street Journal (1991). Chambers USA describes him as the Chicago Bankruptcy Bar's "Senior Statesman." He was again recently named an Illinois SuperLawyer. Mr. Munitz is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School.
2. Laila S. Gonzalez
is a partner at Freire & Gonzalez, P.A., in Miami, FL. Ms. Gonzalez began her legal career as a corporate attorney, a practice in which she excelled from her background in business administration. After relocating to South Florida in 1993, she began to focus extensively on representing consumers in bankruptcy. Ms. Gonzalez works closely with a Spanish speaking clientele and takes great stride to explain the U.S. Bankruptcy system to many whose first encounter with the legal system is in Bankruptcy Court. Ms. Gonzalez emphasizes the myriad of options available to her clients and underscores to them that the process provides for a fresh financial start. She is a frequent lecturer at bankruptcy seminars for attorneys and judges. Ms. Gonzalez is a graduate of the Northern Kentucky University Law School.
3. Jason B. Binford
is a member of the Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring Practice Group in the Dallas Office of Haynes and Boone, LLP, where he focuses on workouts, restructuring troubled businesses, and commercial bankruptcy cases filed throughout the United States. Mr. Binford has authored numerous articles on bankruptcy law, including for the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review and Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. He has also spoken widely on the Consumer Protection Act of 2005, intellectual property in bankruptcy matters, and Chapter 11. Mr. Binford is a graduate of St. Mary's University Law School. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
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Learn the latest developments and trends in consumer and corporate bankruptcy practice with this live telephonic seminar.