The Honorable Robert E. Ginsberg Annual Program on Commercial Bankruptcy (4/11/23)

Includes a Live Web Event on 04-11-2023 at 2:00 PM (CDT)

This is a hybrid event with an in-person and a webinar option. Please select the appropriate button when registering if you plan to attend in-person. 

Assume the Worst! Analysis of Current Court Treatment of Executory Contracts 
Panelists will present and encourage attendee discussion on a broad range of topics focused on modern trends on treatment of executory contracts.  The discussion will include classic and modified definitions of “executory;” treatment as a true leave vs. disguised financing; considerations for rejection of contracts and cure for assumption of contracts; and analysis of these issues within the healthcare sector.  Practice pointers will be provided.
Hon. Paul E. Singleton, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Indiana. (South Bend, IN)
Michael Brandess, Husch Blackwell LLP (Chicago, IL)
Krystal Mikkilineni, Dentons Davis Brown (Des Moines, IA)
Marc Swanson, Miller Canfield (Detroit, MI) 

The Cold Crypto Winter:  Major Chapter 11 Cases and Efforts to Find a Crypto “Spring” 
This panel will discuss the cutting edge issues in major Chapter 11 crypto cases, including FTX, Celsius, Voyager and BlockFi, as well as efforts in the industry and in regulatory circles to enhance protections for customers.     
Geoffrey S. Goodman, Foley & Lardner LLP
Justin C. Steffen, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

Ethical Issues in Distressed Real Estate 
Moderated panelists will use case studies as real world guidance for each of three main topics: Valuation of Real Estate Assets, Insider Leases and Single Asset Real Estate Cases.  This will be a practical and entertaining educational event for attorneys, accounts, business owners and executives, and investors.  
Christopher J. Horvay, Partner, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP 
Robert “Bob” E. Richards, Partner, Dentons
Mark Silverman, Partner, Locke Lord 

David Levy, Keen-Summit Capital Partners and Summit Investment Management 

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Live CBA Committee meetings and seminars will take place via Zoom webinar.  You will click on "view video" and be directly connected to the meeting/seminar on Zoom.  (You will not receive a Zoom link.)

You MUST have Zoom Desktop Client on your Mac or PC to view a live program. If using a mobile device, you must have the Zoom App (available in the App Store or Google Play).

System requirements for Mac & PC can be found here. System requirements for mobile devices can be here.  

Please note that audience members do not need video or audio access.  Audience members are able to submit questions via the chat or Q & A features of Zoom. 

Chat: Open in-meeting chat, allowing you to send chat messages to and send a message to the host, panelists, and attendees (if permitted). Question & Answer: Open the Q&A window, allowing you to ask questions to the host and panelists. They can either reply back to you via text in the Q&A window or answer your question live. 


The Honorable Robert E. Ginsberg Annual Program on Commercial Bankruptcy (4/11/2023)
04-11-2023 at 2:00 PM (CDT)  |  180 minutes
04-11-2023 at 2:00 PM (CDT)  |  180 minutes To receive MCLE Credit for this program, you must: 1. Close the video window after you have completed the program, 2. Click on "Claim MCLE Credit," and 3. Click on the yellow "View/Claim Credit" box. You will need to provide your ARDC number to view/download/print your MCLE certificate. We would also appreciate your completing a program evaluation in the “Evaluation” section.
Evaluation (9 speakers)
15 Questions
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The Honorable Robert E. Ginsberg Annual Program on Commercial Bankruptcy (live webcast, 2.75 IL MCLE Credit Including 1.00 IL PR MCLE Credit Pending)
Up to 2.75 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 2.75 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available