2014 Leonard H. Opperman Chapter 11 Roundtable and Reception
Continuing Legal Education
May 9, 2014 Friday 1:30pm - 7:30pm
The Seventh Annual Opperman Seminar will provide an exciting opportunity for attorneys to discuss and debate issues central to their everyday practice and will be moderated by two distinguished judges. Hon. James M. Carr, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana; and Hon. Alan C. Stout, U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Kentucky.
Attendees are encouraged to attend both the roundtable as well as the reception that will immediately follow to gain valuable networking experience with other attorneys and speakers in attendance. The roundtable will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. with the reception immediately following until 7:30 p.m. Two drinks and appetizers are included with reception.
1:30: Welcome and Introduction - Ben Caughey (Welcome and Background on Seminar) and Dustin DeNeal (Judge Bios)
1:35: Balancing Representation of Debtor, Guarantors and/or Insiders – Andrew Kight, Jonathan Sundheimer and Laura Barrientos-Duvall
2:05: Potential Re-opening of GM Bankruptcy to Investigate Fraud Issues – Courtney Chilcote and John Allman
Materials: A Reopened GM Bankruptcy Could Land in Uncharted Waters, Collusion Confusion, GM's Bankruptcy Drawn into Defect Inquiry, GM Class Plaintiffs Prepare for Bankruptcy Court Battle, GM's $1.3 Billion Recall Cost Wipe Out Profit, In Re Tri Cran Inc, When 363 Sale is the Best Route
2:35: Teachable moment from Hamernick (Intro from Courtney Chilcote)
2:55: E-Discovery – Elizabeth Lally and Erin Nave
3:50: Teachable moment from Barron Business Consulting (Intro from Courtney Chilcote)
4:05: In Pari Delicto Recent Developments – Harley Means and Amanda Stafford
4:40: Significant Decisions in recent Ponzi scheme cases – Kay Dee Baird and Kayla Britton (via Dustin DeNeal)
Materials: 11 USC 54.8, In re Bayou Group LLC, SIPC v Madof Ponzi Scheme Cases, Cox v Grube Ponzi Scheme Cases
5:10: Introduction of BMC Group from from Courtney Chilcote
5:15: Appointment of a Trustee in a Chapter 11 Case – Laura Barrientos-Duvall
- Event Code
- IndyBar Education Center, 135 N Pennsylvania St. Suite 1500
- Credit Hours
- 4.00 (General)
- Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section
- The Hon. James M. Carr, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana; The Hon. Alan C. Stout, U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Kentucky
Registration for this event is now closed.