ABI’s Delaware “Views from the Bankruptcy Bench” Program on Sept. 13 Features Dynamic Sessions and a Keynote Examining Energy Future Holdings Case


Alexandria, Va. – (RealEstateRama) — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and the Delaware State Bar Association are partnering once again to present the Delaware “Views from the Bankruptcy Bench” program on Sept. 13. Featuring the perspectives of judges of the Delaware bankruptcy bench and leading bankruptcy practitioners, the program will take place at the historic Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The program provides general sessions along with break-out tracks for young, mid-level and experienced practitioners. The program will also feature a luncheon keynote from Stacey Doré of Hunt Utility Services and InfraREIT (Dallas), and former executive V.P. and general counsel for Energy Future Holdings, and Chad J. Husnick of Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Chicago) reflecting on the Energy Future Holdings case, Delaware’s largest chapter 11 filing.


Concurrent sessions include:

  • Welcome and WSJ Pro Breakfast Bankruptcy Briefing on Retail Cases
  • Potpourri: Mediation, Opportunities for Young Lawyers, and the Role of Delaware Counsel
  • A Tale of Two Business Courts
  • Ethics: Do’s & Don’ts

Young Lawyers track:

  • Nuts & Bolts on First-Day Motions
  • Best Practices for Motion and Brief Drafting

Mid-Level track:

  • Making Your Case: How to Lay a Proper Evidentiary Foundation
  • Career-Development Paths

Experienced Practitioners track:

  • Trends in Secured Financing, DIP Lending, Cash Collateral and Exit Financing
  • Hot Topics in Advanced Restructuring

To view the full schedule and list of speakers for the program, please click here.

Attendees will be able to earn 7/8 hours of CLE/CPE, including 1 hour of ethics. For more information about attending ABI’s “Delaware Bankruptcy: Views from the Bench” program, please click here:http://www.abi.org/events/delaware-views-from-the-bench-2017. If you are a member of the press and you would like to attend the conference, please contact John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or">.


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 12,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

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