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Hot Topics in Bankruptcy: Tax Updates, Lessons from Puerto Rico, Fiduciary Duties, and more

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Session 1: What Every Bankruptcy Lawyer Should Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Listen to a discussion about the changes in the tax law, brought about by the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, that impact debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, and, in particular, how those changes impact the value of the bankruptcy estate to prospective bidders for assets in the estate.
 
Session 2: Puerto Rico Lessons Learned Puerto Rico's insolvency is changing the law of municipal insolvencies — a spate of litigation has already produced numerous decisions from the trial court, six opinions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit Court and one from the Supreme Court in the last two years alone. Hear lessons learned, and issues opened and unresolved, for other troubled state and local governments.
 
Session 3: Fiduciary Duties In Other Systems Listen to a discussion on how far from the United States they stray and are they right to do so? 
 
Session 4: Marijuana and Bankruptcy: Just Say No! Examine the intersection of Bankruptcy and Marijuana Laws.
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Total Credit Hours:
2.50     Credit Info
Specialization: Bankruptcy Law

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2019

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$115  

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1. What Every Bankruptcy Lawyer Should Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Dec 2018)

John T. Bradford

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 43 mins
Audio (mp3) 43 mins
Slides (pdf) 10 pgs

SESSION 1 — 43 mins, credit 0.75

Session 1:

What Every Bankruptcy Lawyer Should Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Dec 2018)

Discuss the changes in the tax law, brought about by the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, that impact debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, and, in particular, how those changes impact the value of the bankruptcy estate to prospective bidders for assets in the estate.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Bankruptcy Conference

John T. Bradford, Liskow & Lewis - Houston, TX

2. Puerto Rico Lessons Learned (Dec 2018)

Amy Caton

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 34 mins
Audio (mp3) 34 mins
Slides (pdf) 7 pgs

SESSION 2 — 34 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Puerto Rico Lessons Learned (Dec 2018)

Puerto Rico's insolvency is changing the law of municipal insolvencies — a spate of litigation has already produced numerous decisions from the trial court, six opinions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit Court and one from the Supreme Court in the last two years alone. Hear lessons learned, and issues opened and unresolved, for other troubled state and local governments.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Bankruptcy Conference

Amy Caton, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP - New York, NY

3. Fiduciary Duties In Other Systems  (Dec 2018)

John Pottow

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Video (mp4) 27 mins
Audio (mp3) 27 mins

SESSION 3 — 27 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

Fiduciary Duties In Other Systems  (Dec 2018)

Discuss how far from the United States they stray and are they right to do so? 

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Bankruptcy Conference

John Pottow, University of Michigan Law School - Ann Arbor, MI

4. Marijuana and Bankruptcy: Just Say No! (Dec 2018)

Kyung S. Lee, Steven N. Levine

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Video (mp4) 48 mins
Audio (mp3) 48 mins
Paper (pdf) 64 pgs
Slides (pdf) 12 pgs
Slides (pdf) 18 pgs

SESSION 4 — 48 mins, credit 0.75

Session 4:

Marijuana and Bankruptcy: Just Say No! (Dec 2018)

Examine the intersection of Bankruptcy and Marijuana Laws. 

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Bankruptcy Conference

Kyung S. Lee, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP - Houston, TX
Steven N. Levine, Husch Blackwell LLP - Denver, CO