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Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE CLE

Into the Storm: How Safe is the Bankruptcy Code §546(e) Safe Harbor?

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE

Join us for this Knowledge Group Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE Webinar. Generally, the Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code aims to stabilize financial markets by protecting transfers or conveyances made in securities transactions in an event of a major bankruptcy. However, this safe harbor provision has generated various interpretations from courts due to its broad scope. To minimize potential legal risks, it is imperative for companies to keep themselves abreast with the recent developments and have a complete understanding of this provision.

In this two-hour Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the important aspects of the Bankruptcy 546(e) Safe Harbor. They will provide an in-depth discussion of this significant topic.  Speakers will also offer best practices in mitigating legal pitfalls.

Key topics include:

  • Bankruptcy 546(e) Safe Harbor – An Overview
  • Scope, Limitation and Loopholes
  • Recent Cases and Court Decisions
  • Key Legal Issues

Agenda

Matthew J. Gold, Partner
Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C
  • Defense side approach and view
  • Fishman Litigation, 2014 Second circuit decision    
  • Tribune case
  • Ongoing litigation – Lehman Case involving CDO Priority Clause

Benjamin Rosenblum, Partner
Jones Day
  • Estate side approach (and opposite side from Matt)
  • Worked on safe harbor issues in Lehman case  

Who Should Attend

  • Bankruptcy Lawyers
  • Bankruptcy Professionals
  • Business Managers
  • Operations Executives
  • In-house Counsel
  • Top Level Management
  • Multinational Companies
  • Private and Public Companies
  • Other related/interested Professionals and Organization

Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE

Matthew J. Gold, Partner
Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C
  • Defense side approach and view
  • Fishman Litigation, 2014 Second circuit decision    
  • Tribune case
  • Ongoing litigation – Lehman Case involving CDO Priority Clause

Benjamin Rosenblum, Partner
Jones Day
  • Estate side approach (and opposite side from Matt)
  • Worked on safe harbor issues in Lehman case  

Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE

Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE

Matthew J. GoldPartnerKleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C

Matthew J. Gold has over 30 years of experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, debtors, landlords, trustees and acquirers of assets in chapter 11 reorganizations, chapter 7 liquidations, voluntary and involuntary cases, SIPA proceedings, and out-of-court workouts and restructurings. He has prosecuted and defended preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, negotiated and confirmed plans of reorganization and disclosure statements, drafted and negotiated asset sales, and given non-consolidation opinions. Matt has practiced before courts in New York and around the country.

Matt received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.A. from Yale University.

Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE

Benjamin RosenblumPartnerJones Day

Ben Rosenblum represents debtors, creditors, and other parties in interest in court supervised proceedings, out-of-court restructurings, distressed acquisitions, and distressed counterparty risk assessment and management. He also has extensive experience representing major financial institutions with respect to the application of bankruptcy law to derivatives.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Ben served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Peter J. Walsh, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware.  He received his J.D. from Cornell University in 2005 and his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. 


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Bankruptcy 546e Safe Harbor CLE

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   NONE

Course Code:
   145707

NASBA Field of Study:
   Business Law

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Founded in 1971, Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C. is a mid-sized New York law firm with a deep commitment to client service, professional excellence and creative solutions. Our attorneys represent clients across a broad range of industries on transactional, regulatory, trusts and estates, tax, real estate, litigation and securities matters. Nationally recognized for our private investment funds and M&A practices, we also act as legal counsel to fund managers, public companies, privately held businesses and high net worth individuals.

Founded in 1971, Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C. is a mid-sized New York law firm with a deep commitment to client service, professional excellence and creative solutions. Our attorneys represent clients across a broad range of industries on transactional, regulatory, trusts and estates, tax, real estate, litigation, bankruptcy and securities matters.

Website: https://kkwc.com/

Jones Day, one of the world’s largest law firms, provides significant legal representation for almost half of the Fortune Global 500, Fortune 500, and the FT Global 500. Our long-standing client base—which includes leading companies engaged in virtually every industry—benefits from the strength of our multidisciplinary teams and the seamless transfer of resources across multiple jurisdictions and borders. Jones Day is One Firm Worldwide.

Since 1893, Jones Day has stayed in step with rapidly changing international business and legal environments. Our dedication to delivering the best of the Firm in every client engagement has not gone unnoticed, and it has earned Jones Day industry awards and recognition year after year. Today, we have 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices around the world.

Website: https://www.jonesday.com/

Matthew J. Gold has over 30 years of experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, debtors, landlords, trustees and acquirers of assets in chapter 11 reorganizations, chapter 7 liquidations, voluntary and involuntary cases, SIPA proceedings, and out-of-court workouts and restructurings. He has prosecuted and defended preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, negotiated and confirmed plans of reorganization and disclosure statements, drafted and negotiated asset sales, and given non-consolidation opinions. Matt has practiced before courts in New York and around the country.

Matt received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.A. from Yale University.

Ben Rosenblum represents debtors, creditors, and other parties in interest in court supervised proceedings, out-of-court restructurings, distressed acquisitions, and distressed counterparty risk assessment and management. He also has extensive experience representing major financial institutions with respect to the application of bankruptcy law to derivatives.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Ben served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Peter J. Walsh, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware.  He received his J.D. from Cornell University in 2005 and his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. 

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