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2011 Practice Highlights: A. Purchase Money Security Interest (PMSI) and Consignment Transactions; B. Default and Enforcement; C. Bankruptcy

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Recorded on: Jan. 20, 2011

SPEAKER 1: OK, welcome back from your break. On our next topic, we're going to cover Purchase Money Security Interest and Consignments. And for this presentation, I'm proud to introduce Ken Karl from Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles and I thank him for flying out here. And as you may remember this morning, I introduced one of the speakers and told you that he'd given me my first job out of law school. Well, Ken has done something slightly even more ...

A. Default and Enforcement B. Bankruptcy C. How the Uniform Commercial Code Affects Your Business: Applying Articles 1, 8 and 9 to Non-Financing Transactions

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Recorded on: Jan. 16, 2014

KENNETH CHIN: Welcome back. So for this segment of the presentation, I want to introduce the next two speakers. One is Ken Carl, who is a partner at Sheppard Mullin. And he will talk about enforcing security interest under Article 9. After you've figured out-- you're perfected in everything, now the borrower doesn't pay. Then what? And immediately following him will be Kristen Campana, who is a partner at Bracewell Giuliani. And she's going to tell ...

A. Default and Enforcement B. Bankruptcy C. How the Uniform Commercial Code Affects Your Business: Applying Articles 1, 8 and 9 to Non-Financing Transactions

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Recorded on: Jan. 16, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 Recorded January, 2014 in New YorkA. Default and Enforcement B. Bankruptcy C. How the Uniform Commercial Code Affects Your Business: Applying Articles 1, 8 and 9 to Non-Financing Transactions [01:41:04] A. Default and Enforcement Planning an exit strategy Has there been a default? Collecting deposit accounts Repossession and landlord waivers ...

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2013: Current Developments

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From the program: Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2013: Current Developments

Released on: Apr. 26, 2013

The credit markets continue to be volatile and in today’s weak economy, staying abreast of the current developments in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganizations is essential. This advanced conference assembles a remarkable faculty of bankruptcy judges and leading practitioners who will provide you with a thorough review and analysis of hot topics, developments, and recent decisions in diverse industries. They will cover the ramifications of the ...

Acquiring Assets from the Debtor Estate, IP Issues, Corporate Governance and Bankruptcy Ethics

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Recorded on: Apr. 20, 2011

JOSEPH SAMET: Welcome back. In Volume Two of our book, there are two articles on the duties of officers and directors, one starting at page 485 and Jane's article starting at page 501. Everything you want to know about officers and directors, duties, liabilities, and theories is in there. But we'll amplify and give you more of a sense of that and what the trends are. After spending some time on officer, director, liability, fiduciary duties, we'll ...

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014

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From the program: Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014

Released on: Mar. 14, 2014

Asset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to use their own assets to generate cash flow.In structuring these loans, lenders and their counsel must consider all senior interests in the collateral, as well as the practical difficulties in obtaining ...

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 -- Bankruptcy -- Hot Issues for Secured Creditors

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From the program: Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013

Recorded on: Mar. 18, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Asset Based Financing Strategies 2013 recorded March, 2013 in New York. Lecture Topics  [01:01:22] Bankruptcy -- Hot Issues for Secured Creditors  [01:01:22] Automatic stay Post-petition interest and attorneys’ fees Executory contracts Post-petition financing Bankruptcy trustee avoiding powers Credit bidding “Cram down” and “cram up” ...

Assumption of Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2012

HOWARD J. WEG: All right. Welcome back, everybody. We're into the home stretch. I saved the best for last, I'd like to think. This particular panel is going to cover the topic of executory contracts and unexpired leases. My co-panelist, Ali Mojdehi, from Cooley Godward in San Diego's office has come up here to participate. And we've sort of divided the various topics that we're going to cover into smaller little bites, so I'll speak, then Ali will ...

"Avoiding Powers" - Augmentation of the Estate

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Recorded on: Nov. 21, 2011

HOWARD WEG: Welcome back, everyone, and good morning. Today we are on day two of our journey through learning the nuts and bolts of corporate bankruptcy law, an interesting and fun journey for those of us who practice in the area. I again want to encourage those in the PLI studio audience and those listening on the web to ask questions if you're here and type questions into the computer access that they give you for the web participants, and I will ...

"Avoiding Powers" - Augmentation of the Estate

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2012

HOWARD WEG: We're getting ready to start. Good morning. And welcome back, everyone. Very often, your first encounter with insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings is when a client calls up you up and said, I got a letter from some bankruptcy lawyer saying if we don't pay back some amount we've been paid for goods we sold six months ago-- three months ago-- some period in the past-- they're going to sue us. And that's what we call avoiding powers. There's ...

Bankruptcy -- Hot Issues for Secured Creditors

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Recorded on: Mar. 18, 2013

EDWIN SMITH: It's very important that you do the evaluations. We look at those every year to try to determine who to keep on the panel and who to throw off. I'd now like to introduce, as my colleague on this session, June Basden, from Carruthers & Roth in Greensboro. JUNE BASDEN: And that's Greensboro, North Carolina. EDWIN SMITH: There we go. Right. And so we're here to talk about bankruptcy related issues for asset-based lenders. We're going ...

Bankruptcy Issues

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Recorded on: Feb. 23, 2012

LOTHAR DETERMANN: So, welcome back, everybody, to our program, IP Issues in Business Transactions. And following the exciting, fascinating topic of taxes, the only thing that could really top that is going to be bankruptcy. And we have a speaker here with Dave Kennedy, who is not only a bankruptcy expert, but also has a considerable amount of IP licensing and commercial expertise, and can help bridge both worlds. David has spoken at this program ...

Bankruptcy Issues

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Recorded on: May. 23, 2011

DR. LOTHAR DETERMANN: So welcome back everybody to the IP and business transactions program. We're going to go from worse to worst. We've just talked about taxes and now we're going into bankruptcy. But it's certainly something very important and something that with every transaction at the outside needs to be planned for. I have the great honor to introduce David Kennedy here, who is a rare breed in that he started out as a bankruptcy lawyer and ...

Basic Ethical Considerations in Bankruptcy

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Recorded on: Nov. 21, 2011

HOWARD J. WEG: All right, everyone, welcome back. The last hour and a quarter we're going to be covering the subject of the employee and compensation trustees and professionals in bankruptcy cases. And it's going to expand into the area of talking about when others, other interests, when creditors and the professionals might get compensated and how we treat prepetition claims for attorneys' fees, proofs of claims for them, objections to them as well, ...

Basic Ethical Considerations in Bankruptcy

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2012

HOWARD J. WEG: Welcome back everyone. So for the next 75 minutes we're going to discuss ethical considerations in bankruptcy, which as I referenced earlier will qualify for one hour and 15 minutes worth of MCLA credit toward your ethics segment of your MCLA obligations and requirements. We're going to cover two broad areas, generally speaking. We're going to talk about, today, the appointment and employment of professionals and trustees in bankruptcy ...

Chapter 11 Plan

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2012

HOWARD J. WEG: Welcome back everyone. Let's quiet down and get going. The next panel is going to address some more details with respect to the Chapter 11 and the Chapter 11 plan process, which culminates ultimately this afternoon's panel dealing with what the terms of a plan include and how you confirm the plan. But this is the important beginning of the process. We have our two speakers today-- Steve Felderstein and Megan Lewis-- and I turn it over ...

Documentation and Market Update

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Recorded on: Jan. 31, 2011

JOSEPH SAMET: --about that in the last hour. So let's talk just briefly about the state of the restructuring markets, capital markets, wall of debt, default rates. It turns out that there was a lot of talk that there would be major insolvencies in this last year. That hasn't happened. In 2008, there were, and they were the biggest cases. But life has changed. Bill, maybe you have some thoughts about what has transpired in the last couple of years, ...

Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2014

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From the program: Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2014

Released on: Feb. 7, 2014

The unprecedented scope and continuation of the credit crisis, recession, and weak recovery requires business people and professionals to react quickly and deal with distressed companies and defaults.  This includes problems in the financial services, automotive, airlines, manufacturing, retail, sports and entertainment and real estate industries.  The program will cover current issues relating to structuring, drafting and enforcing the ...

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014 -- Specialty Agreements: A. Equity Agreements B. Credit/Indenture Agreements

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From the program: Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014

Recorded on: Jan. 15, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014 recorded January, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:58:36]Specialty Agreements: A. Equity Agreements B. Credit/Indenture Agreements  [01:58:36] A. Equity Agreements Shareholder agreements and other equity arrangements Minority rights Transfer provisions B. Credit/Indenture Agreements Incurrence and maintenance covenants Financial definitions ...

Employment and Compensation of Professionals - Ethics; Mediation

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Recorded on: Apr. 20, 2011

JOSEPH SAMET: All right. We're back on the subjects of mediation, and a subject near and dear to some of your hearts, attorneys fees. How to collect them, how to keep them. On the subject of mediation, Ken Rosen has been very active in this area, both in the Third Circuit in Delaware and elsewhere. Ken is a partner and leads the firm's bankruptcy practice at Lowenstein Sandler. Ken has gotten many honors in terms of this practice, business development, ...

Executory Contracts

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Recorded on: Apr. 20, 2011

JOE SAMET: Good morning and welcome back. We are now in volume two of the book and starting off with the subjects that'll be covered by Brian Herman, Erica Weinberger and Jerry Munitz on executory contracts, current developments, updates and the like. Let me introduce you to our new speakers. Brian Hermann is a partner in the bankruptcy and corporate reorganization department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton. And Brian has extensive experience in ...

First Day Orders, DIP Operations and DIP Financing

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Recorded on: Apr. 20, 2011

JOSEPH SAMET: Welcome back. We're going to start this segment on First Day Orders, DIP Operations, and DIP Financing with the combination of Michael Cook and Lynn Harrison, who are here. We're delighted to have them. The materials are in your book, and they are quite good and extensive. Mike Cook, who has been a part of this program for many years, as has Lynn. Mike is a partner in the New York office of Schulte Roth & Zabel. He is one of the ...

Industry Issues and Prepackaged/Pre-negotiated Plans

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Recorded on: Jan. 31, 2011

Clock in, we're back. We're at the home stretch of the program where we'll be doing setoffs and a few industry issues with Rick Antonoff from Clifford Chance. And then after Rick goes, then we're going to have a combination of web as well as live. We're delighted to have Deirdre Martini on the telephone. Deirdre is a refugee up in Connecticut. She has been stranded and stuck. And we are very fortunate to have her today. Deirdre is Managing Director ...

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2014 -- Licensing and Bankruptcy Issues in IP Transactions

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From the program: IP Issues in Business Transactions 2014

Recorded on: Mar. 3, 2014

Taken from the Web Program IP Issues in Business Transactions 2014 recorded February, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [01:00:40]Licensing and Bankruptcy Issues in IP Transactions  [01:00:40] How might a licensee preserve its rights following a licensor's bankruptcy filing? Implementing structural solutions (such as assignments and licenses back) or source code escrows in the context of a licensor bankruptcy Ability of an IP ...

Licensing and Bankruptcy Issues in IP Transactions

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Recorded on: Mar. 4, 2013

KAREN N. BALLACK: OK, welcome back, everybody, from the break. Our next presentation this morning before our lunch break is on the treatment of IP licenses in bankruptcy. And we have with us today two speakers from O'Melveny & Myers. We're very pleased that they were able to join us this morning. To my right is Stanton Lovenworth. Stanton is counsel in O'Melveny's New York office, and a member of the Health Care and Life Sciences Practice. Stan ...

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