Tuesday, January 19, 2016
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Arno Ristorante - 141 W. 38th St. New York, NY

Session #1: Pre Packs
This panel will touch on a variety of topics including the following:

  • What to consider when deciding whether a company can benefit from a prepack and which industries will be taking advantage of prepacks in the coming year
  • Increased use of prepacks in light of the Marblegate and Caesars decisions on the Trust Indenture Act
  • Recent prepacks and a discussion of challenges faced (Sbarro, ITR Concession Co. LLC, Dolan Co., CEDC, and others)
  • Whether prepacks can be used in an involuntary context

Moderator, Jay Goffman, Global Head of Corporate Restructuring, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
Honorable Robert D. Drain, Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of NY
James Sprayregen, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Allen Wilen, Partner, EisnerAmper LLP

Session #2: Plan Support
The panel will discuss the use, effectiveness  and limits of plan and restructuring support agreements.  The panel will explore the developing jurisprudence regarding plan and restructuring support agreements, including their permissibility, validity and enforceability.  Recently, several plan and restructuring support agreements have been terminated or breached during a case so the panel will also discuss the availability and exercise of remedial rights and the impact of such breaches or terminations on a proceeding.

Moderator, Leah Eisenberg, Partner, Arent Fox LLP
Honorable Robert E. Gerber, Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of NY
Honorable Martin Glenn, Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of NY
Honorable Kevin Gross, Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware
Richard Bernard, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

11:00am Registration & Networking
11:30am Session I
12:45pm LUNCH
1:15pm Session II


1.5 CPE and CLE Credits will be available per session

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