Hot Topics in Business Bankruptcy

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Tuesday, April 11, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, April 27, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Webcast with Live Q&A
  • Telephone with Live Q&A
MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 2.0 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Registration Fee: $145

Information

Why Attend?

  • Discover the developing trends in business bankruptcy cases
  • Examine the issues pending and recently decided in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the courts of appeal, as well as significant case law developing in federal district and bankruptcy courts 

This seminar will address a variety of cutting-edge topics, covering new decisions and developing trends in business bankruptcy cases. The speakers will discuss issues pending and recently decided in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the courts of appeal, as well as significant case law developing in federal district and bankruptcy courts. Business lawyers and bankruptcy practitioners will benefit from the discussion of these hot topics by lawyers with substantial expertise in the field.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Debtor and third-party releases
  • Rule 2019 disclosures of connections
  • Section 363 sales
  • Elliott v. GM LLC (In re Motors Liquidation Co.)
    • Due-process concerns in bankruptcy
    • Successor liability
  • Bad-faith filings/designation
  • Re-characterizing debt as equity
  • In re Jevic Holding Corp.
    • Structured dismissals
    • Gifting
  • Liens on and treatment of intellectual property in bankruptcy
  • Other recent noteworthy decisions
 

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Webcast: 10 minutes prior to seminar. If you register for a webcast the day of the seminar, your e-mail receipt will include a link to launch the seminar and download the materials.
Telephone: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Call (800) 979-8253 to register up to one hour prior to the seminar
Live on Site: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Walk-in registration is permitted on a space-available basis

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored until 5:00 p.m. the day preceding the seminar. You will, however, be charged $40 if you cancel or transfer your registration to a different seminar after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE.

Full refunds or transfers are available up to two days after a webcast in the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties.

MCLE Credit Caveat: The MCLE Board measures credits by the time you spend in attendance. If you enter a seminar late or leave it early, or both, you must reflect those adjustments accurately in the credits you report on your credit reporting form. A code will be given at the end of the seminar, which must be written on your MCLE form.


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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (April 11)

12:00 Hot Topics in Business Bankruptcy
1:45 Question-and-Answer Session
2:00 Adjourn
  • Sign-in for live seminar attendees in Charlottesville begins at 11:30 a.m.
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

COURSE SCHEDULE (April 27)

1:00 Hot Topics in Business Bankruptcy
2:45 Question-and-Answer Session
3:00 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS


Tyler P. Brown,
Hunton & Williams LLP / Richmond

Tyler P. Brown is a partner with Hunton & Williams LLP in Richmond, and is Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.

Mr. Brown received his J.D. in 1987 from Washington & Lee School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Washington & Lee Law Review.  Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Richard H. Poff, Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, before joining Hunton & Williams in 1988.

Mr. Brown is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and the Virginia Law Foundation, previously served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Bankruptcy Section of the Virginia State Bar, is a past President of the Bar Association of the City of Richmond, and currently serves as President of the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation.

Stanley J. Samorajczyk, 2020  K Street, NW, Suite 850 / Washington, DC

For more than four decades Stan Samorajczyk has worked closely with his clients  in resolving complex business problems, including national and cross-border restructuring, reorganization, bankruptcy, insolvency and creditors’ rights cases. His experience includes reorganizing a leading commercial mortgage REIT, reorganizing the billion dollar subsidiary of Japan’s largest trading company in conjunction with its parent’s reorganization in Japan, counsel to a foreign government in connection with a major transportation project, counsel to an Examiner and major creditors in airline reorganization cases, counsel to numerous lenders and creditors’ committees,  serving as Trustee in large business cases and as an expert witness on business bankruptcy and reorganization.

He has lectured nationally and internationally on business reorganization and regularly teaches Continuing Legal Education classes and seminars. He has donated extensive time to Pro Bono legal work, providing advice and legal services to pro bono clients and community outreach programs. He is a Fellow and former Regent of the American College of Bankruptcy and co-founder of the Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University and his J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America.

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