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