ABI's 25th Annual Winter Leadership Conference

Stroock partner Frank Merola will be speaking at the American Bankruptcy Institute's 25th Annual Winter Leadership Conference December 5-8, 2013 in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

Mr. Merola's panel, "Evidentiary Privileges," will be held on the second day of the conference. The panel will discuss the various types of evidentiary privileges that arise in bankruptcy practice — including joint-defense privilege, Fifth Amendment, attorney/client privilege and husband/wife privilege — and how they may be inadvertently waived. The session will also include what happens to these privileges in connection with 363 asset sales, the establishment of liquidating trusts and other sticky issues.

The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. Their national and regional conferences are highly rated in the bankruptcy community for their thorough discussions of the latest developments and the opportunities to earn continuing legal and professional education, and include expert practitioners and bankruptcy judges who provide a unique perspective.

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