Splitting the Circuits: A Discussion of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Regarding Filing Chapter 11 Cases in the Ninth Circuit Rather than in Other Jurisdictions
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Registration and Buffet Dinner
6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hon. Scott H. Yun, United States Bankruptcy Judge (C.D. Cal.)
Matthew G. Bouslog, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Whitman L. Holt, Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP Jonathan M. Weiss, Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
It is sometimes said that “it would be malpractice to file that [business bankruptcy] case here,” by which the speaker usually means in California or another jurisdiction within the Ninth Circuit. Is this true? If so, why; and if not, why? Join our panel for a systematic discussion of bankruptcy issues as to which there is a split between the Ninth Circuit and another Circuit and which may be legitimate grounds on which to favor, disfavor, or be ambivalent about filing a chapter 11 case in the Ninth Circuit.
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0 hour. The Financial Lawyers Conference certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved educational activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.
Pre-registration deadline is Monday, November 5. After Monday, February 4, the registration fee increases by $5.00. Cancellations must be received by the pre-registration deadline of Monday, February 4.