Chapter 11 Practice after Jevic, Hospital Reorganizations, Foreclosures and More to Be Discussed at Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar on August 23-24 in Cincinnati


Alexandria, Va. –- (RealEstateRama) — Me Featuring eight bankruptcy judges and many nationally recognized insolvency professionals, the 2017 Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar will take place on August 23-24 at The Westin Cincinnati. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 13.5 hours of CLE (including 2 hours of ethics) while hearing the latest information from experts on a variety of key industry issues. Providing both a consumer and business track for program sessions, the Seminar also features a special reduced registration rate for consumer practitioners.


Luncheon presentations at the Seminar include an “ABI Consumer Commission Forum” by Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff (ret.), ABI President and member of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy, and “Reflections from the Bench & Practice” by Hon. Lawrence S. Walter (S.D. Ohio, Dayton) on his more than 14 years on the bankruptcy bench. Matthew D. Cutts of Squire Patton Boggs (Washington, D.C.) will also provide a luncheon keynote on policy developments on the horizon that could affect insolvency practitioners.

General sessions at the 2017 Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar include:

  • Case Law and Rules Update
  • Making It Rain Without Getting Muddy: Developing Business the Ethical Way
  • Restructuring Rules of the Road: Making the Right Decision as a Restructuring Professional
  • Judicial Town Hall
  • Economics 101: Economic outlook by Dan White of Moody’s Analytics (West Chester, Pa.).
  • Great Debates


Business track sessions at the Seminar include:

  • How Will Jevic Change Chapter 11 Practice”?
  • Enjoining the Future: Unknown Claims and the Limits of Due Process
  • How to Heal a Hospital
  • Officer and Director Issues in Bankruptcy Cases

Consumer track sessions at the Seminar include:

  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Foreclosures (but Were Too Busy to Ask)
  • Interaction Between State and Bankruptcy Courts
  • Complex Tax Issues
  • FDCPA/FCRA Class Actions: Strategies and Pitfalls

Bankruptcy Judges Beth A. Buchanan (S.D. Ohio; Cincinnati) and Jeffery P. Hopkins (S.D. Ohio; Cincinnati) are the judicial co-chairs of the Seminar and Stephen D. Lerner of Squire Patton Boggs (Cincinnati) is the program chair.

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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 For additional conference information, visit

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