Cathy L. Reece, Director, Fennemore Craig to Speak at Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies: What Lies Ahead in 2018

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February 05, 2018 – This event is scheduled on Friday, March 2, 2018 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

For further details, please visit:
https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/litigation-trusts-in-business-bankruptcies

About Cathy L. Reece
CATHY L. REECE is the chair of the Financial Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group at Fennemore Craig, PC. She focuses on complex business restructurings or bankruptcies, distressed asset or debt acquisitions, and commercial finance and lending, among others. Ms. Reece is recognized as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark , as well as Best Lawyers in America and Southwest Super Lawyers. She has received the Legal Advisor of the Year by the M&A Advisor, the Outstanding Individual Award by the International Turnaround Management Association, and one of the Most Influential Business Women in Arizona by AZBusiness magazine. She has received numerous national and international turnaround and transactional awards as lead counsel for the purchaser/lender of a large gold mine in Nevada in bankruptcies in Canada and the US for the Mining, Real Estate, Acquisition and Cross Border Deal of the Year.

About Fennemore Craig
In business more than 130 years, FENNEMORE CRAIG, P.C., a a full-service business law firm with offices in Arizona, Colorado and Nevada, has one of the largest and most active Financial Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Groups in the Southwestern states, representing clients nationally, regionally and locally. The firm represents a diverse group of clients, including secured lenders, unsecured creditors, financial institutions, bankruptcy committees, debtors, bankruptcy trustees, indenture trustees and purchasers of distressed debt and assets, in just about all industries, including commercial real estate, homebuilders, developers, healthcare, hospitals, mining, hospitality, apartments and student housing, convenience stores, petroleum marketers, utilities, manufacturing, industrial, municipalities, restaurants, grocery stores, retail, non-profits, oil and gas, and other businesses. These representations occur in state and federal court proceedings, chapter 11 cases, debt restructuring, liquidation cases, out-of-court workouts, asset recovery, foreclosure actions, receiverships and other insolvency proceedings. Together with attorneys from other disciplines in the firm, the Financial Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group plans and negotiates complex workouts, restructures and purchases of debt or distressed assets.

Event Synopsis:
Post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trusts are tools used to resolve certain claims and issues in a Chapter 11 case. These trusts allowed debtors to immediately emerge from bankruptcy. Methods in handling large-scale litigation matters and claims resolution process were also made possible by these trusts. However, to maximize the benefits of post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trusts, organizations are required to have a well-drafted reorganization plan and corresponding trust agreement that carefully identifies the claims and interests being retained and deposited into the trust.

Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with an overview of Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in business bankruptcies. Speakers, among other things, will offer helpful insights on the fundamental framework as well as significant updates and developments surrounding this significant topic. To avoid jurisdictional issues arising from post-confirmation litigation and liquidation trusts, the speakers will also provide best practices and practical tips for businesses to consider when engaging in a post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trust.

Key topics include:
• Situations Requiring Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trust
• Identifying the Best Mechanism
• Funding and Financing of Trust
• The Jurisdiction to Assist the Trust During Post-Confirmation
• What Lies Ahead in 2018

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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