London Partner and Head of UK Restructuring and Insolvency Ben Jones addressed a lively crowd of legal and finance professionals on the continuing evolution of offshore structures. He was joined by Senior Associate and Solicitor Advocate Robin Ganguly. Link to the symposium agenda can be found here: https://bit.ly/2mH6m9i.
If you have legal needs on offshore transactions, Ben and Robin are wonderful resources.
Phoenix Restructuring and Insolvency partner Bob Miller presented at the ABI's Spring Meeting in a program entitled "Navigating § 552: Pre-Petition Security Interests in Proceeds." The program covered how and when a secured creditor’s rights are affected by § 552, including typical scenarios in this difficult area of the law.
Bryan Cave's Chief Innovation Officer, Kathryn DeBord recently joined a panel at the ABI Spring Meeting. Innovative technologies and A.I. are changing the way lawyers practice law and the way law firms operate. Moderated by Professor Lois Lupica, this panel of lawyer-technologists discussed their experiences with a variety of A.I. technology platforms, and explained how technology tools can help provided “value added” for firm clients.
Phoenix Partner Kyle S. Hirsch will join Shanti M. Katona (Polsinelli) and Judge Abigail B. Willie (U.S. Bankruptcy Court; E.D. Mo.) to address the impact of the ASARCO decision on fee application dispute. Click here to register for this webinar, and click here for a sample of our prior coverage of ASARCO from the Bankruptcy Cave.
Chicago Restructuring Partner Jason DeJonker will speak at the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Corporate Counsel conference, March 15-18 in San Francisco, Calif. DeJonker will moderate a panel on “Strategies and Technology for Creating an Innovative Law Firms and In-House Legal Departments,” where panelists will share their real-world experience in building the "New Law" firms, the race among multinational law firms to find the competitive edge in the use of legal technology to deliver legal services, and how corporate legal teams have used technology to better align themselves with the goals of the C-Suite.
DeJonker also will speak on a panel at the HNBA Business Development Institute on March 17, a new program designed to teach new and aspiring law firm partners the business development strategies they will need to become successful rainmakers at their firms. A panel composed of high-ranking in-house counsel with hiring authority and senior law firm rainmakers with successful practices will act out scenarios, including a cocktail reception elevator pitch and a more formal pitch meeting scenario. Role play of each scenario will be followed by a Q&A session.
Stephanie Wickouski and Jeremy Finkelstein will host another Bryan Cave Corporate Trust/Distressed Investing Roundtable on March 14 in our New York Office, and moderate the program, which will explore:
To learn more or to register your clients or contacts, please click here.
Atlanta associate Leah Fiorenza will lead a panel on the Supreme Court's landmark Jevic opinion at the Fifteenth Annual Symposium of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, February 22, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. The panel consists of leading Chapter 11 lawyers from around the country, including Alexandra Dugan (Nashville, Tennessee), Katherine Good (Wilmington, Delaware), and Monique Hayes (Miami, Florida), and will address Jevic's winners and losers in modern Chapter 11 practice, the unique uses of Jevic, and some of its consequences (intended or not).
Leah Fiorenza works in Bryan Cave's Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ Rights Group, where her focus is on complex Chapter 11 cases. She recently co-lead the Bryan Cave team that successfully represented Oconee Regional Health Systems, a regional hospital and group of clinics serving a seven county area in Georgia, in its Chapter 11 auction and sale. She is also prominent in Bryan Cave's cross-disciplinary Food and Agribusiness practice, handling over twenty different transactional, litigation, or arbitration matters for food industry clients across the country.