Rutter Group Program on Recent Developments and Hot Topics in Bankruptcy

October 17 & 26, 2017
San Francisco & Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Hotel Nikko San Francisco
222 Mason Street
(415) 394-1111

LOS ANGELES
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Drive
(818) 506-2500


Recent Developments and Hot Topics in
Bankruptcy
What You Need to Know NOW to Successfully Navigate the Bankruptcy Minefield!

 

Highlights

NEW BANKRUPTCY RULES/AMENDMENTS
Chapter 13 plans
Proofs of claim/the claims process
STERN V. MARSHALL UPDATE
Supreme Court ruling in Wellness International
STRUCTURED DISMISSALS
Following the rules of priority - Supreme Court ruling in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.
363 SALES
Sales “free and clear”
Successor liability/Impact of the General Motors case
Credit bidding
CHAPTER 11 PLAN CONFIRMATION
Absolute priority in individual chapter 11 cases: Does it apply? Reconciling Sections 1115 and 1129 (b)(2)(B)(ii) – discussion of splits of authority and recent Ninth Circuit case law
AVOIDANCE ACTIONS
Supreme Court ruling in Husky International Electronics v. Ritz - fraudulent conveyances and discharge
EMPLOYMENT AND PAYMENT OF PROFESSIONALS
Ethical duties, conflicts and disclosures
Attorney-client privilege issues
CHAPTER 7 AND 13 CASES
“Means” test developments
Chapter 13 plan confirmation issues
Exemptions – Supreme Court ruling in Law v. Siegel
Lienstripping