Puerto Rico, Energy Sector Issues and Averting the Next Financial Crisis Among Topics to Be Discussed at New York City Bankruptcy Conference May 18


Alexandria, Va. – (RealEstateRama) — Puerto Rico’s financial crisis, cross-border issues, Energy Future Holdings and health care and education will be among the many topics presented at the 2017 New York City Bankruptcy Conference, being held May 18 at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. This unique day-long program for experienced insolvency professionals features 12 concurrent tracks that are repeated with different speakers — providing a more in-depth and customizable learning experience. In addition, a special plenary session will focus on averting the next financial crisis by recapitalizing the failing SIFI, or systemically important financial institution. Attendees can earn up to 6.5/7.5 hours of CLE/CPE credit, including 1.25/1.5 hours of ethics credit.


Concurrent sessions include:

· Puerto Rico

· Deconstructing Energy Future Holdings

· Health Care and Education

· Practical Issues in Corporate Governance Before, During and Upon Emergence from Chapter 11

· LLC Bankruptcies

· Cross-Border Issues

· Averting the Next Financial Crisis: Recapitalizing the Failing SIFI

· Bankruptcy Litigation

· Liquidating In and Out of Chapter 11

· Equitable Mootness

· Current Issues in the Energy Sector

· What’s Wrong with Chapter 11?

· Ethics Panel

Click here for the full schedule and list of speakers.

If you are a member of the press and would like to attend the New York City Bankruptcy Conference, please contact Senior Editor Carolyn Kanon at 703-894-5931 or ckanon@abi.org. Full information on ABI’s 2017 New York City Bankruptcy Conference, including sponsors, optional events and rates, can be found at http://www.abi.org/events/new-york-city-bankruptcy-conference – overlay-context=events/19th-annual-new-york-city-abi-conference.


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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