Understanding the Basics of Business Bankruptcy & Reorganization 2008

12/15/2008 - 12/16/2008
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
PLI New York Center
810 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street
21st floorNew York, NY 10019
United States of America

What You Will Learn

  • When a business is in trouble, is bankruptcy the only answer?
  • Procedural requirements in bankruptcy and the role of the Debtor
  • How to commence voluntary and involuntary cases
  • Defining property of the estate
  • When is a Creditor claim "allowed"?
  • How is priority determined? How is subordination of claims determined?
  • Practical considerations of running a business in Chapter 11
  • Creating, accepting, and confirming the plan
  • Discussion of the different kinds of business bankruptcy cases
  • Preferences and fraudulent transfers
  • Executory contracts and leases
  • Important case law updates, including the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Florida Dept. of Revenue v. Piccadilly Cafeterias, Inc.
  • One full hour of ethical considerations unique to bankruptcy

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for attorneys and allied professionals with limited bankruptcy experience, as well as non-legal professionals who need a working knowledge of bankruptcy law and practice.

For more detailed information regarding this event, please click here. For the event brochure, please click here, Basics of Bankruptcy 08.

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