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Webinar: Your Client, Customer or Business Partner Filed for Bankruptcy. What Should You Do Now?

An Overview of the Bankruptcy Essentials That Every In-House Lawyer Should Know

May 24, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Speakers: Eric S. Goldstein, Latonia C. Williams

May 24, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT


Join Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Eric Goldstein and Latonia Williams for this complimentary webinar, which will review the steps that should be taken when a client, contract counterparty, or other key business partner files for bankruptcy. The program will provide a high level overview of the relevant provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and will provide guidance on how to protect your business’s rights during the course of the bankruptcy case. Specific topics will include:

  • Review of the distinction between Chapter 7 and 11
  • Impact of automatic stay and ability in certain circumstances to obtain relief from the stay
  • Pursuing a claim for pre-petition debts and post-petition debts
  • Creditor's right of set-off and recoupment
  • Asset sales in bankruptcy
  • Plans of reorganization and liquidation
  • Avoidance claims, such as preferences and fraudulent transfers

Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approves or accredits CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of this provider that this activity qualifies for up to one hour toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including zero hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.

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