Bankruptcy Practice Focus Of MCLE Seminar

Monday, June 1, 2009 - 00:00

On Tuesday, July 21, the MCLE will hold a program on learning how to navigate the business judgment rule during the financial crisis titled Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy. The program will start at 1 p.m. and conclude at 5 p.m at the Springhill Suites, 43 Newbury Street, Peabody, MA.

The faculty will be Richard H. Askenase, program chair; Kathleen P. Dwyer, MacLean Holloway Doherty Ardiff & Morse, PC; Richard A. Mestone, Mestone Hogan LLC.

Attendees will learn the language of bankruptcy practice; key bankruptcy court procedures; about preferences, fraudulent conveyances, exemptions, lien avoidance, reaffirmations, discharges, conduct of business in bankruptcy, and how to get out of bankruptcy; about creditor pre-bankruptcy planning strategies, guaranties, involuntary bankruptcy, receiverships and collection actions, automatic stays, pre-bankruptcy waivers, tenancies, creditor priority, and allowance of claims; what creditors can realistically expect to recover; about common bankruptcy forms, including a bankruptcy petition and Chapter 11 and 13 plans and disclosure statements; and the nuts and bolts of how to handle their first or next bankruptcy case from intake to conclusion.

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

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