NCBJ Annual Conferences

Oct 28, 2018 ‐ Oct 31, 2018


CLE Credit is Temporarily Not Available


Sessions

Bankruptcy Morning Edition from Broken Bench Radio

Oct 27, 2016 9:00am ‐ Oct 27, 2016 10:00am

Identification: 2016N1

Tune in for the latest news and analysis from the world of bankruptcy in a radio news and talk-show format. Hosts, reporters, special guests and audience members discuss current issues that bankruptcy practitioners need to know about.

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Standard: $25.00

To Tell the Truth: Bankruptcy Ethics Are Complicated

Oct 29, 2016 8:00am ‐ Oct 29, 2016 9:00am

Identification: 2016N2

In the format of the old game show To Tell the Truth, a panel of ethics gurus will highlight new and recurring ethical issues that the bankruptcy bench and bar face. The audience will vote on which guru is telling the truth as they cover topics such as conflicts, duty of investigation, unbundling, social media and electronic discovery, employment and fee issues, judge recusal, privilege issues, soliciting clients, client controls andmore!

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Standard: $25.00

The Best Show in Vegas: Broken Bench TV

Oct 9, 2017 9:00am ‐ Oct 9, 2017 10:15am

Identification: 2017N1

NCBJ 2017 Conference kicked off with the news and analysis on bankruptcy. The Broken Bench broadcast features lively anchors who will get you the news that you need. The broadcast features on-the-scenes coverage of emerging issues and special guests. Get all the news, and humor, that bankruptcy professionals need.

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Standard: $25.00

Ethics, Decision-Making and Social Science: What Makes Good People Do Bad Things and What Can Judges Do About It?

Oct 11, 2017 9:00am ‐ Oct 11, 2017 10:15am

Identification: 2017N2

Why do good people do bad things? Why do smart people do stupid things? In this interactive program with judges participating at tables to facilitate discussion, the panel will explore what social science tells us about how people think and then use bankruptcy-related examples that unearth the ethical issues that lawyers and judges encounter.

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Standard: $25.00

Effective Oral Argument: A Live Demonstration

Jun 13, 2018 11:36am ‐ Jun 13, 2018 12:36pm

Identification: 2018SDBF1

Experienced bankruptcy attorneys will argue cases before Judge Margaret Mann. She will preside, inquire and explain the analytic process leading to her decisions. The panelists will present topics such as new developments regarding the initial transferee defense to a preference allegation and the right of litigants to legal fees in bankruptcy litigation.

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Standard: $25.00

Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society: Time for a New Trail: Confronting the Blaze of Sexual Harassmant, Abuse and Assault in Our Society

Jun 13, 2018 11:36am ‐ Jun 13, 2018 12:36pm

Identification: 2018CBF1

In recent months, alleged sexual harassment and assault claims against politicians, news anchors and Hollywood celebrities have been heavily publicized. Of course, such behavior is not limited to those industries and it is important that we remain focused on eliminating discrimination in our workplaces and in society as a whole. This panel will discuss the current climate, what we can try to do to prevent sexual harassment from occurring and how to effectively respond to claims when they arise.

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Standard: $25.00

Broken Bench Awards Show: The Best Little Show in Texas

Oct 29, 2018 9:15am ‐ Oct 29, 2018 10:30am

Identification: 2018N1-1

Broken Bench TV takes a new twist—the broadcast this year will feature both fun and serious awards in various categories of all things bankruptcy. Can you think of nominees for the best sanction opinion of the year? Best Supreme Court bankruptcy case? Featuring live and video coverage of bankruptcy trends and happenings that you need to know along with opportunities for audience participation. Y’all come, ya hear?

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Standard: $25.00

Remember the Alamo: Shareholders vs. Hedge Funds

Oct 29, 2018 11:00am ‐ Oct 29, 2018 12:30pm

Identification: 2018N1-2

The mock valuation trial will be a battle to remember pitting the public shareholders against the Debtor, its hedge fund DIP lenders and plan sponsors, and even the Creditors’ Committee in order to preserve their equity value. The trial will be based on the case of Horsehead Holding Corp., Case No. 16-10287 (Bankr. D. Del.), and the hotly contested valuation dispute over plan confirmation. Everything you wanted to know about valuation methodologies, risk premiums, beta, debt/equity ratios, direct and cross examination strategies, expert testimony practice tips, and even commodity forecasting—it’s all here.

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Standard: $25.00

Beyond the Surface of Venue: Real World Bankruptcy Practice 2018

Oct 29, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Oct 29, 2018 3:00pm

Identification: 2018N2-3

This panel will discuss how venue (and proposed venue law changes) impacts everyday practice, particularly for younger lawyers. The panel will also have a candid discussion of venue-related concerns such as local counsel requirements, accessibility of courtroom staff, telephonic particiations and the impact on appellate practice.

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Standard: $25.00

NCBJ & American College of Bankruptcy Joint International Program: Bankruptcy Without Borders

Oct 29, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Oct 29, 2018 5:00pm

Identification: 2018N2-1

In this program, leading practitioners, judges and academics--from all around the world--will address a broad range of cross-border and international issues. The moderators, Hon. Louise DeCarl Adler and Prof. Jay Westbrook, will present and comment on video and live presentations that will provide global perspectives on insolvency practice.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $25.00
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