PLI’s Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2011

Stroock partner Andrew DeNatale will serve as Co-Chair and Stroock partner Lewis Kruger will serve as a panelist at the Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2011 Conference sponsored by Practising Law Institute (PLI).

The conference has two dates and locations:

  • November 17-18, 2011 in San Francisco, CA
  • December 12-13, 2011 in New York, NY

This program is designed for attorneys of all experience levels and non-legal professionals who want to develop a strong working knowledge of business bankruptcy law and practice.

In addition to co-chairing the conference, Andrew DeNatale will participate in two panels:
  • "Reorganization (Chapter 11)" at 10:15 am on day two of the conference. The panel will discuss:
    • Debtor-in-possession
    • Chapter 11 trustee and examiner
    • Corporate governance and operation of the business
    • Creditors committee
    • Disclosure statement for the plan and soliciting votes on the plan
  • "Plan Confirmation" at 2:00 pm on day two of the conference. The panel will discuss:
    • Consensual confirmation
    • Non-consensual confirmation - ("Cram Down")
    • Post-Confirmation Matters
    • Effect of confirmation
    • Third-party releases and injunctions
    • Exemption from securities laws
    • Special tax provisions
    • Conclusion of the case

Lewis Kruger will participate in the panel, "Practice Points: Commencing a Bankruptcy Case," at 11:00 am on the first day of the conference. Topics discusses will include:
  • Pre-filing considerations - your client is in financial distress, now what?
    • Who may be a debtor
    • What type of case to file
    • Where to file
    • Filing preparation and planning
  • Commencing a case
    • Petition and other required documents
    • Voluntary case
    • Involuntary case
    • Schedules of assets and statements and financial affairs
  • Day motions

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