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Chapter 11 Hot Topics: Ethics


Created on January 12, 2017




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.

Learning Objectives:

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

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