Join Baker Hostetler practitioners Marc Hirschfield and Ferve Ozturk as they discuss ethical issues arising in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the ABI Ethics Task Force 2013 report.
This program explores conflicts-related issues resulting from shifting allegiances that can arise during a bankruptcy case; disclosure obligations for attorney retention and Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 2014; understanding the duties of counsel for a debtor-in-possession; the role of conflicts counsel in reorganizations; retainers; and standards for competency for creditors’ counsel.
I. Identify key ethics rules in play in Chapter 11 bankruptcies
II. Explore recent developments providing guidance on ethical issues in bankruptcy
III. Identify “problem areas” where ethics rules provide limited guidance and assess ethical risks in these areas
Ferve Ozturk has significant experience litigating and facilitating transactions in a wide range of matters in large-scale liquidations and restructurings. Her experience includes representing creditors in complex chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in industries such as retail, automotive, financial, and professional services.
Marc Hirschfield is an experienced practitioner in all aspects of insolvency and reorganization law. He regularly represents debtors, creditors' committees, debtor-in-possession lenders, and secured and unsecured creditors and acquirers of assets, in both out-of-court workouts and bankruptcy cases. His expertise extends beyond the United States to cross-border insolvency cases in various jurisdictions including Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Canada, and Australia.
Marc is a court-certified mediator and has been appointed to the Mediation Panels for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of Delaware. He has been listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring since 2010 and been recognized as a New York City Metropolitan Region "Super Lawyer" since 2011.
Thorough overview of Ethical issues in Chapter 11. Bottom line, when in doubt, disclose!!!
good lecture on a complicated topic.
speakers worked very well together
Thought both speakers did a fine job of communicating the potential ethical issues and pitfalls.
A top top class. The disclosure requirements of say an extramarital affair highlights the need to watch this to male sure you are up to date on disclosure rules.
Brought a lot of insight into representing debtors.
Concise and useful course
Good info, even for those not handling bankruptcy in their practice.
Good case summaries
Thought provoking and clear presentation.
Very informative and comprehensive
Good review of issues.
I liked the presenters using hypotheticals to explain the law and ethical issues.
Excellent insights into disclosure obligations.
Very clear and organized
Very well paced program
Excellent job. Very well done on a tough subject.
Both were very good!
Good substantive and useful content.
Very good practical examples of degrees of conflict — thank you.
What a clever and efficient way of presenting a webinar! The hypothetical cases and the question and answer method of teaching the material was very helpful and I really enjoyed having a female and male presenting it to break the monotony! Great job!
Excellent -- comprehensive, and well presented
succinct. good interplay between the panelists.
good basic conflicts discussion in bankruptcy setting
The presenters were excellent. I like the fact that they had hypotheticals to illustrate their points.
Best presenters yet. Good interchange between the two; both obviously highly qualified.
This was a good topic!
Good conversational style to this presentation
Well organized; clearly presented.
Very well presented.
the two speakers helped me in understanding many of the issues
Very informative! Excellent.
These two attorneys are a terrific team for Lawline! They work extremely well together. Their joint CLE presentations are crystal clear and highly informative.
Good and organized speakers.
I enjoyed this program. The presenters were great.
Good knowledgable speakers. Liked the use of hypotheticals. Well done!
These guys are the rock stars of Lawline. They compliment each other like Wimbledon mixed doubles champions.
competent presentation and interesting content
Nice presentation. Effective pairing of speakers. Ethics rules do not always fit the realities of bankruptcy practice. Therefore, this presentation is a must-watch for those who practice in the field. It serves as a valuable primer on the topic. Worth a second viewing.