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Chapter 11 Hot Topics: Ethics

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Produced on January 12, 2017

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Course Information

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

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

Credit Information

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Faculty

Ferve Ozturk

BakerHostetler

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

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC

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.



Reviews

RA
Ryan A.

Good review of issues.

IC
Ilene C.

I liked the presenters using hypotheticals to explain the law and ethical issues.

JF
James F.

Excellent insights into disclosure obligations.

RW
Rufus W.

Very clear and organized

DG
Daniel G.

great job

JM
Jory M.

Thank you.

JD
James D.

Very well paced program

SR
Sheila R.

very informative

AL
alan l.

Excellent job. Very well done on a tough subject.

FR
Frank R.

Both were very good!

MD
Mark D.

Good substantive and useful content.

ME
Mary E.

Very good practical examples of degrees of conflict — thank you.

PC
Patricia C.

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!

DR
Diane R.

Excellent course.

RB
Robert B.

Nicely done!

TM
Thaddeus M.

Excellent -- comprehensive, and well presented

JG
Jason G.

Good info.

AS
Andrew S.

succinct. good interplay between the panelists.

PK
Paul K.

good basic conflicts discussion in bankruptcy setting

JH
John H.

Interesting material

HK
Harvey K.

Good

MH
Maria H.

The presenters were excellent. I like the fact that they had hypotheticals to illustrate their points.

WF
William F.

Best presenters yet. Good interchange between the two; both obviously highly qualified.

ER
Eric R.

Excellent presentation.

KM
Kim M.

This was a good topic!

BB
Bryan B.

Good conversational style to this presentation

JO
Joseph J. O.

Well organized; clearly presented.

LC
Lawrence C.

Very well presented.

MM
Michael M.

very good!

RB
Ronald L. B.

the two speakers helped me in understanding many of the issues

CA
Claude A.

Very informative! Excellent.

DM
Diana M.

These two attorneys are a terrific team for Lawline! They work extremely well together. Their joint CLE presentations are crystal clear and highly informative.

VN
Vasiliki N.

Good and organized speakers.

RB
Richard B.

I enjoyed this program. The presenters were great.

KC
Kristine C.

nice presentation

RE
Robin E.

Good knowledgable speakers. Liked the use of hypotheticals. Well done!

LB
Linda B.

Excellent speakers

JS
jay s.

These guys are the rock stars of Lawline. They compliment each other like Wimbledon mixed doubles champions.

ME
Madelaine E.

competent presentation and interesting content

JB
Julie A. B.

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.

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