Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET Breakfast will be served from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM ET
Session begins at 8:45 AM ET
Location: Bloomberg L.P. 731 Lexington Ave. New York, NY
Join the American Bankruptcy Institute, authors of the Bloomberg Law: Bankruptcy Treatise and other bankruptcy and restructuring experts for the 2016 Bankruptcy & Restructuring Update.
This three panel seminar is designed to provide insights and guidance to bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys and professionals.
Panel 1: Boom Year for High-Yield Debt a Warning Signal The U.S. high-yield bond market is flashing a new concerning signal, with the ratio of upgrades to downgrades at the worst imbalance since the height of the Great Recession. What does this mean for corporate defaults?
Aleksandrs Rozens Bloomberg Briefs Editor Bloomberg L.P.
Speakers: Jamie Baird Partner PJT Partners Inc.
Peter S. Kaufman President and Head of Restructuring and Distressed M&A Gordian Group LLC
Prof. Stephen J. Lubben Harvey Washington Wiley Chair in Corporate Governance & Business Ethics Seton Hall University School of Law
Panel 2: Where is the Work in 2016: Sector Focus on Bankruptcy and Restructuring
What sectors of the economy are seeing the most action in 2016? Experts assess the market, with a focus on retail, healthcare and energy.
Bill Rochelle Editor-at-Large American Bankruptcy Institute
Holly Felder Etlin Managing Director AlixPartners
Nancy A. Peterman Shareholder Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Deborah D. Williamson Member Dykema Cox Smith
Panel 3: Chapter 11 Reform Recommendations: One Year Later
ABI's Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 issued its comprehensive Report and Recommendations in December 2014. What has the response been? What's next in Congress? Are courts already adopting some recommendations as best practices?
Michelle Harner Professor of Law and Director, Business Law Program
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Hon. Kevin J. Carey U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware
Stephen Lerner Partner Squire Patton Boggs
Danielle Spinelli Partner WilmerHale
Who Would Benefit Most from Attending this Program? Lawyers; bankruptcy, restructuring and distressed debt professionals; in-house counsel, or anyone else interested in bankruptcy law, restructuring and distressed debt.
Continuing Education Credits Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: A general understanding of bankruptcy law.
Delivery Method: Live Conference
Field of Study: Bankruptcy law
Anticipated CLE Credit(s): 3.0 (may vary based on from which jurisdiction requested)
Anticipated CLE Ethics Credit(s): 0
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