Bankruptcy and Restructuring: The Latest Trends and What
In a volatile and unpredictable economic environment, companies and industry watchers must be in the know with respect to the latest trends in bankruptcy and restructuring. To explore and explain the up-to-the-minute developments, the Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of experts to offer insights and key takeaways. In a two-hour Live webcast, speakers will address:
- Recent Bankruptcy Cases and Lessons Learned
- Bankruptcy and Restructuring Litigation
- Alternatives to Bankruptcy
- Creditor’s Remedies
- Lender Liability
- Up-to-the-Minute Regulatory Updates
- And Much More!
Stephen Moeller-Sally, Partner,
Ropes & Gray LLP
- Developments in IP Licensing (Sunbeam Products and Interstate Bakeries)
- Developments relating to Venue (Patriot Coal and Houghton Mifflin)
- Developments in Chapter 15 (Vitro)
- Developments in Fraudulent Transfer Litigation (TOUSA)
Robert J. Miller, Partner,
Bryan Cave LLP
- The Art Of The Deal: How To Effectively Move A Matter From “Fight” To “Deal” Mode
- Middle Market Deal Management: Keeping The Company Out Of Bankruptcy Proceedings And Maximizing Value
- What Important Things Have We Learned As Insolvency Professionals On The Heels Of The Great Recession?
- Best Practices In Lender Forbearance And Modification Processes.
- We Did The Section 363 Sale — Now What? How To Effectively Mop-Up A Middle Market Case.
Dr. Elaine Buckberg, Senior Vice President,
NERA Economic Consulting
- International regulatory standards to prevent bank bailouts
- Bank living wills and how they will be used in future bank failures
- Bail-in authority—how it will be used and its impact on bank creditors.
Patty Tomasco , Partner ,
Jackson Walker LLP
- Stern & Marshall, TOUSA issue
Who Should Attend:
- Bankruptcy Professionals, and those they serve (lenders, creditor groups, government entities and others)
- Senior Management
Steve is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring practice group and works with lenders, bondholders, private equity funds and their portfolio companies to devise creative approaches to unlocking value in out-of-court and in-court restructurings. Steve has particular experience representing secured creditors in workouts and Chapter 11 cases and has assisted these clients in developing strategies to profitably resolve intercreditor disputes and to acquire distressed assets through receiverships, foreclosures and credit bids in section 363 sales. Steve is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, and his recognitions include listings in Massachusetts Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2005-07, 2009, 2011-12), as well as The Best Lawyers in America (2013).
Steve is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring practice group and works with lenders, bondholders, private …
ROBERT J. MILLER Partner, Bryan Cave LLP. Leader of the firm’s bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights practice group. Central Michigan University (B.S., 1982); University of Oklahoma (M.B.A., 1986; J.D., with highest honors, 1990). Mr. Miller’s practice concentrates on commercial workouts, Chapter 11 restructurings, and all aspects of commercial bankruptcy litigation. He regularly represents institutional creditors, debtors, and most of the other major players in insolvency matters. He is a frequent lecturer and author on a wide range of commercial insolvency topics. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Turnaround Management Association. Mr. Miller is a contributing editor to Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice, and a number of other publications.
ROBERT J. MILLER Partner, Bryan Cave LLP. Leader of the firm’s bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights practice group. Central Michigan …
Dr. Buckberg provides expert testimony and litigation support in the areas of securities economics, finance, valuation, and regulation. Her testimony and litigation experience includes regulatory, criminal, and civil securities cases, both in the US and in Europe.
In securities litigation, Dr. Buckberg has led engagements involving hedge funds; subprime and structured finance securities, including CDOs and synthetic CDOs; derivatives; securities class actions; insider trading; disgorgement; foreign exchange; mutual fund market timing and fees; IPO and trade allocation; and broker-dealer disputes. Dr. Buckberg has also directed projects and testified in complex commercial litigation involving valuation, mergers and acquisitions, fraudulent conveyance, and bankruptcy.
In addition to expert testimony, Dr. Buckberg has made presentations on behalf of clients to federal and state securities regulators. In arbitration matters, she has appeared before FINRA, the NASD, and JAMS. She has also testified before the Court of First Instance in Madrid, Spain.
Dr. Buckberg provides expert testimony and litigation support in the areas of securities economics, finance, valuation, and regulation. Her testimony …
Patricia B. Tomasco’s practice consists of corporate reorganization and fiduciary litigation, where she focuses on workouts, reorganizations, distressed acquisitions, and debtor and creditor representation in Chapter 11 cases as well as litigation related to fiduciary roles in both corporate and securitization entities. Ms. Tomasco also has experience in telecommunications-related reorganizations and litigation.
Ms. Tomasco is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She served on the Exam Commission for the Texas Board of Legal Specialization from 2007 through 2011. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, State Bar of Texas – Bankruptcy Law Section, and Austin Bar Association – Bankruptcy Section, where she was Counsel and Secretary. She is also a member of the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit and the Austin Young Lawyers Association. Ms. Tomasco is also a former trustee of the Austin Lyric Opera, and she volunteers for Meals on Wheels and Caritas of Austin.
Ms. Tomasco has been named a “Super Lawyer” (2005-2012) and a “Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights Super Lawyer” (2009-2010, 2012) by Thomson Reuters. In 2005, she was also listed in the Austin Business Journal in “Best of Business Attorneys & Corporate Counsel, Bankruptcy Law.”
Patricia B. Tomasco’s practice consists of corporate reorganization and fiduciary litigation, where she focuses on workouts, reorganizations, distressed acquisitions, and …
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About Ropes & Gray LLP
Ropes & Gray is one of the world’s premier law firms, with more than 1,100 lawyers serving clients in major centers of business, finance, technology and government. The firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul, and has consistently been recognized for its leading practices in many areas, including private equity, M&A, life sciences, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, intellectual property, litigation, securities litigation and government enforcement.
About Bryan Cave LLP
Bryan Cave LLP (www.bryancave.com) has a diversified international legal practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies. Subsidiary Bryan Cave International Consulting provides trade and customs consultancy. Aided by extensive investments in technology, Bryan Cave’s more than 1,100 lawyers and other professionals in over 30 offices across the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia efficiently serve clients’ needs in the world’s key business and financial markets.
About NERA Economic Consulting
NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.
NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 20 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
About Jackson Walker LLP
Jackson Walker L.L.P. has 125 years of experience in providing legal counsel to clients throughout Texas, the United States and internationally. The firm provides a strong regional base of more than 340 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Angelo, San Antonio and Texarkana.