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Businesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues when advising your clients, this program will provide you with an essential foundation. Hear from a premier faculty of experts who will arm you with the practice tips and basic concepts every bankruptcy attorney needs. Learn how to guide your clients through this complicated process, and find out what questions to ask your clients. Learn when it is time for a distressed company to consider bankruptcy and discover when reorganization is an option. This course is perfect for attorneys who want to learn or re-learn how to counsel their clients on bankruptcy issues in the most effective manner.
What You Will Learn
• Overview of the bankruptcy system
• Options available to a financially troubled company
• The timeline for bankruptcy filings and steps involved
• The Chapter 11 Plan: drafting, solicitation and confirmation
• Legal ethics requirements of bankruptcy professionals
• Earn one hour of Ethics credit
Intended Audience: Attorneys of all experience levels, and non-legal professionals who want to develop a strong working knowledge of business bankruptcy law and practice.
Prerequisites: An Interest in corporate bankruptcy law and practice.
Advanced Preparation: None