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College and Other Educational Programs

Introduction

The oral histories in this collection are comprised of college and other educational programs held at conferences and universities, and sponsored by the American College of Bankruptcy’s First Circuit, Fourth Circuit, and Sixth Circuit, as well as other organizations. Programs of note include a conversation with the leading women in the insolvency field, filmed at the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation’s (IWIRC) 8th Annual Spring Program in 2011, and The American College of Seventh Circuit Regional Educational Program, Past is Prologue, filmed in 2010.The Archives will continue to add digital recordings of oral histories, panels, and programs as they become available.

Index

363 Sales – The ‘New M&A’ and Demise of the Chapter 11 Plan. January 23, 2014

Fourth Circuit Symposium: Consumer Bankruptcy Practice -Exploration and Debate. December 6, 2013

The Auto Bankruptcies: Checking the Rearview Mirror. March 22, 2013

Legends of Bankruptcy. July 2012

Bankruptcy Courts: From Anonymity to Respect. March 2012

Valuation in Bankruptcy Cases. February 24, 2012

The Varied and Conflicting Role of the Federal Government in Bankruptcy Cases. February 3, 2012

Modern Bankruptcy Law: The Innovators. 2009 to 2011 - new!

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation’s (IWIRC) 8th Annual Spring Program and Presentation of Founders Awards: A Conversation with Trailblazing Women in the Insolvency Field.  March 31, 2011

Oral History Training Session with Hon. Randall Newsome and Archivist Jordan Steele. March 18, 2011

Why Bankruptcy Matters: Why is the option for bankruptcy vital to a free market economy? and Too Big to Fail? October 22, 2010

The American College of Seventh Circuit Regional Educational Program: Past is Prologue. September 20, 2010

Reorganization in the Fast Lane: Automotive Chapter 11 Cases. November 16, 2009

Videos

363 Sales – The ‘New M&A’ and Demise of the Chapter 11 Plan. January 23, 2014

Introduction

Presented by the 11th Circuit, the program, “363 Sales – The ‘New M&A’ and Demise of the Chapter 11 Plan,” is sponsored the American College of Bankruptcy and Emory University. Moderated by Jesse H. Austin, III, Partner at King and Spalding, the panelists include William C. Beddingfield, Managing Director at ING Capital; James Decker, Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities; Greg Rayburn, Principal at Kobi Partners; Neil E. Herman, Partner at Morgan, Lewis, & Brockius, LLP. 

Fourth Circuit Symposium: Consumer Bankruptcy Practice - Exploration and Debate. December 6, 2013

Introduction

Sponsored by the American College of Bankruptcy and Georgetown Law Center, the program, “Consumer Bankruptcy Practice – Exploration and Debate,” is presented by the Fourth Circuit Education Committee of the ACB. It is introduced by Craig Goldblatt, Partner, Wilmer Hale, and Tara Twomey, Of Counsel, National Consumer Law Center. Panelists include Hon. Joyce Bihary, (retired) United States Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Georgia; Hon. Shelley C. Chapman, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of New York; Prof. David Epstein, University of Richmond School of Law; Prof. Troy McKenzie, New York University School of Law; Hon. Brendan Shannon, United States Bankruptcy Judge, District of Delaware; Danielle Spinelli, partner, Wilmer Hale. The panel was filmed on December 6, 2013, at Georgetown Law Center. 

Part II Coming soon!

The Auto Bankruptcies: Checking the Rearview Mirror. March 22, 2013

Introduction

Sponsored by The American College of Bankruptcy First Circuit Fellows and Boston College Law School, “The Auto Bankruptcies: Checking the Rearview Mirror,” was held at the Boston College Law School on March 22, 2013. Welcomed by Vincent D. Rougeau, the program was introduced by Joan N. Feeney. Speakers included Corinne Ball, a partner at Jones Day who served as lead bankruptcy counsel to Chrysler; Matthew A. Feldman, a partner at Willkie Farr and Gallagher LLP who served as chief legal advisor to the Obama administration’s Task Force on the Auto Industry; Arthur J. Gonzalez, a senior fellow at New York University School of Law and formerly the chief bankruptcy judge from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, who presided over the Chrysler chapter 11 proceedings; Harvey R. Miller, a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP who served as lead bankruptcy counsel to GM; and Mark N. Berman (Moderator), Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

Part 1: Chapter 11 and 363 Sale Route

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Part 2: Chapter 11 Cases and Issues

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Legends of Bankruptcy. July 2012

Introduction

Introduced by Dale Schian, of Schian and Walker, the program is moderated by Hon. Redfield T. Baum  with Lowell E. Rothschild of Mesch, Clark and Rothschild, P.C., and Gerald Smith of Smith and Smith, and previously of Lewis and Roca, LLP. The panelists discuss the history of bankruptcy practice, as well as the future of bankruptcy law. The program is sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona. 

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Bankruptcy Courts: From Anonymity to Respect. March 2012

Introduction

Filmed at the Federal Judicial Center, this is a program on the historical evolution of the bankruptcy courts with Hon. Geraldine Mund, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, and Richard B. Levin, Partner, Cravath, Swaine and Moore, LLP, New York, NY.

Part I: 1898-1978

Program Open and The Early Years

Congress Works on the Bankruptcy System

The Judiciary Reacts

What’s in a Name

H.R. 8200, S. 2266

Clerk’s Office Consolidation

The Bankruptcy Bill Becomes Law and Part 1 Close

Part II: 1979 and Beyond

Part II Open, and Marathon and Bildisco

The 1984 Compromise

Retirement, Consolidation, and Court Governance & Program Close

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Valuation in Bankruptcy Cases. February 24, 2012

Introduction

 

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The Varied and Conflicting Role of the Federal Government in Bankruptcy Cases. February 3, 2012

Introduction

The American College of Bankruptcy’s Fourth Circuit presented the program, “The Varied and Conflicting Role of the Federal Government in Bankruptcy Cases,” at Georgetown Law on February 3, 2012.The program is introduced by Mark Ellenberg, followed by a discussion given by Seth Waxman, entitled “How are the Conflicting Interests of the U.S. Reconciled?” and an additional discussion, “How Does the PBGC Reconcile U.S. Interests in the Context of Chapter 11 Cases?” given by Joshua Gotbaum. Panelists for the final discussion,” Conflicting Roles of the Government in Bankruptcy Cases” are Craig Goldblatt (moderator), Joshua Gotbaum, Hon. Arthur Gonzalez, Jeannette Vargas, and Seth Waxman.

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Modern Bankruptcy Law: The Innovators. 2009-2011

Introduction

A series of conversations by St. John’s University School of Law with those who helped develop and change Modern Bankruptcy Law. The programs were filmed between 2009 and 2011.

Oral histories and transcripts coming soon!

Harvey Miller. January 9, 2009

Leonard Rosen. April 25. 2007

Hon. William Norton

Robert Zinman. March 1, 2011

Hon. Edith Jones. October 25, 2011

 

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation’s (IWIRC) 8th Annual Spring Program and Presentation of Founders Awards: A Conversation with Trailblazing Women in the Insolvency Field.  March 31, 2011

Introduction

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), is committed to the connection, promotion and success of women in the insolvency and restructuring professions worldwide. For almost 20 years, IWIRC has been connecting women worldwide. Through a global membership of more than 1,000 attorneys, bankers, corporate-turnaround professionals, financial advisors and other restructuring practitioners, members develop a powerful network of contacts, resources, mentors and friends. This program features a conversation with leading women in the insolvency field, filmed at the 8th Annual Spring Program, on March 31, 2011. The program is introduced by Judy Elkin, Chair of IWIRC, and Michael St. Patrick Baxter, partner with Covington & Burling LLP, and is moderated by Hon. Marjorie Rendell, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Panelists are Norma Corio, Senior Officer with J.P. Morgan Chase; Marcia Goldstein, partner with Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Hon. Barbara Houser, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas; Hon. Mary Walrath, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware; and Bettina White, Managing Director and Senior Adviser with Alvarez & Marsal.

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Oral History Training Session with Hon. Randall Newsome and Archivist Jordan Steele. March 18, 2011

Introduction

Introduced by Diane Sigmund, this program is an Oral History Training Session with Hon. Randall Newsome and former National Bankruptcy Archives Archivist Jordan Steele.

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Why Bankruptcy Matters: Why is the option for bankruptcy vital to a free market economy? and Too Big to Fail? October 22, 2010

Introduction

The American College of Bankruptcy’s Fourth Circuit Symposium: Responding to the Financial Crisis, was presented on October 22, 2010 at Georgetown University, and included two programs. The first, “Why Bankruptcy Matters: Why is the option for bankruptcy vital to a free market economy?” was introduced by Denise Neary and moderated by Prof. Adam Levitan. Panelists include Hon. Shelley Chapman, Hon. Ray Mullins, Stephen Case, Damon Silver. This panel was followed by “Too Big to Fail? Does the bankruptcy code provide the necessary tools or is an extra-statutory remedy needed?” an interview with Matthew Feldman, Former Chief Legal Advisor to the Obama’s administration’s Task Force on the Auto Industry, conducted by Mark Ellenberg, bankruptcy partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham, and Taft, LLP. The second panel begins at 89:10. 

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The American College of Seventh Circuit Regional Educational Program: Past is Prologue. September 20, 2010

Introduction

On September 20, 2010, the American College of Bankruptcy filmed a 3-part event titled, “Past is Prologue,” in Chicago, IL at the Mesirow Financial Auditorium. Part 1 is titled, “The Grand Inquisitor in Chapter 11 – The Examiner” with panelists R. Neal Batson, Dennis J. Connolly, Daniel R. Murray, and Anton R. Valukas. Part 3 is titled, “The ABC’s of Public Finance” and features speaker Larry P. Morris. And Part 1 is titled, “Municipality Insolvency and the Impact of the “Great Recession” and includes panelists William A. Brandt, Jr., H. Slayton Dabney, Jr., David S. Kurtz, Marc A. Levinson, and Lewis S. Rosenbloom. 


Educational and supporting materials
Avoiding and Using Chapter 9 in Times of Fiscal Stress
Investigating Investigations - Chapter 11 panel
Materials for Chapter 9 panel
Source Documents for Chapter 11 panel

Part 3: Municipality Insolvency and the Impact of the “Great Recession”

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Part 2: The ABC’s of Public Finance 

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Part 1: The Grand Inquisitor in Chapter 11 – The Examiner

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Reorganization in the Fast Lane: Automotive Chapter 11 Cases. November 16, 2009

Introduction

The American College of Bankruptcy’s Sixth Circuit and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law have combined to host a panel of nationally recognized bankruptcy and restructuring lawyers presenting, “Reorganization in the Fast Lane: Automotive Chapter 11 Cases.” The ACB Fellows have shared their views on the business and legal implications of the recent Chapter 11 cases involving Chrysler, GM and other companies in the automotive sector. The program is introduced by Geoffrey S. Mearns, former Dean of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, and moderated by G. Christopher Meyer. Panelists are David G. Heiman, Stephen Karotkin, Stephen D. Lerner, and Thomas Moers Mayer. The program was filmed at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, on November 16, 2009, as part of the 6th Circuit Educational Session.

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