Businesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues when advising your clients, this program will provide you with an essential foundation. Hear from a premier faculty of experts who will arm you with the practice tips and basic concepts every bankruptcy attorney needs.
Goodwin Financial Restructuring Co-Chair, Michael Goldstein, and the Honorable Martin Glenn, will lead a panel titled, "Overview of the U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedures." During this session, you will gain an understanding of:
- the purposes, policies and structure of the bankruptcy system
- motion practice, adversary proceedings and contested matters
- abstention, removal and remand
- compromise and settlement
- appeals and examinations