PLI Schedules Business Bankruptcy Seminar

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 01:00

PLI has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Understanding the Basics of Business Bankruptcy and Reorganization 2008 for Monday and Tuesday, December 1 and 2, at the PLI Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco.

On Monday, the program will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 5:15 p.m. and on Tuesday the program will go from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The seminar is designed for attorneys and allied professionals with limited bankruptcy experience as well as non-legal professionals who need a working knowledge of bankruptcy law and practice. It will cover such topics as when a business is in trouble, is bankruptcy the only answer, procedural requirements in bankruptcy and the role of the debtor, how to commence voluntary and involuntary cases, when is a creditor claim "allowed," practical considerations of running a business in chapter 11, preferences and fraudulent transfers, and one full hour of ethical considerations unique to bankruptcy.

Among the scheduled speakers are Sheri Bluebond, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central Dist. of CA; Kathryn Coleman, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Cecily A. Dumas, Friedman Dumas & Springwater, LLP; and Van C. Durrer II, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

For more information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events at The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To make a reservation, call 800-260-4pli or go to