Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (UVTA): Significant Amendments in 2015

Broadcast Date: Friday, August 07, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
corporate law
Ali Mojdehi
Ethan T. Tidmore
Jeffrey R. Erler
Rachel M. Blise

SPEAKERS' FIRMS:

About Cooley LLP

Cooley's Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy practice group is an experienced team that possesses a deep understanding of bankruptcy principles and law, outstanding litigation and corporate drafting ability and solid business sense. The team is a recognized leader, playing key roles in some of the most complex and high-profile bankruptcy and restructuring cases throughout the U.S., UK and other countries.

Cooley lawyers are well-known for our extensive experience representing creditors committees, debtors, equity committees, mechanics lienholder committees, shareholder committees, and employee and retiree committees in chapter 11 proceedings, out-of-court restructurings, restructuring and company dissolution, credit finance and distressed mergers & acquisitions. We represent a range of clients across a wide array of industries.

Cooley attorneys have played a significant role in some of the largest bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring cases, including Metromedia Fiber Network, Enron, Lehman Brothers, Adelphia, Montgomery Ward, Federated Department Stores, Athlete's Foot, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, United Airlines, Blockbuster, CompUSA, Pizzeria Uno, Johns-Manville, Thrifty Drugs, UPC Polska, Asyst Technologies, Inc. and the Baptist Foundation of Arizona, Inc.

Website: https://www.cooley.com/

About Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is a regional law firm with a global perspective.  It is one of the largest firms in the Southeast, with offices strategically located in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia.  The firm has more than 470 attorneys serving established regional, national and international companies, emerging businesses, and individuals.  The firm frequently serves as national coordinating counsel, regional counsel, and statewide counsel for clients in various industries.  

Website: https://www.babc.com/

About Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank LLP

Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank is the one trial firm in Texas that works alongside a client to solve its pressing problem – not to see how long the lawyers can keep the case alive.  The very best lawyers – the most respected and revered “stalwarts” do this – and clients reward them with the best work, trust, loyalty and the sharing of the most confidential information.  This is exactly why clients hire GHEJHS.

Over the past 20 years, our clients have banked more than $1 billion and avoided similar amounts of liability.  A true litigation strike team is the apex of training and strategy. Every person has a purpose, each action has value. That’s how we master cases. With speed, precision, efficiency – no wasted motion.  Our lean staffing, intensive preparation and relentless focus make our GHEJHS strike teams the special forces of the courtroom.

Website: https://www.ghjhlaw.com/

About Foley & Lardner LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP provides award-winning business and legal insight to clients across the country and around the world. Our exceptional client service, value, and innovative technology are continually recognized by our clients and the legal industry. Foley has been recognized in a survey of Fortune 1000 corporate counsel as an elite BTI Client Service 30 - one of only seven law firms to hold this distinction for more than 12 years (2015 BTI Client Service A-Team survey, The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA). In addition, Foley received 27 national Tier 1 rankings in the 2015 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” and was named to the InformationWeek 500 list for seven of the past eight years for technological innovation that enhances business value. At Foley, we strive to create legal strategies that help you meet your needs today - and anticipate your challenges tomorrow.

Website: https://www.foley.com/

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