Litigation and Bankruptcy

Thursday, November 20th
11am-12:30pm EST

Join Crowell & Moring's webinar discussion about the emerging credit default swap conflicts that are being played out in the federal, state and bankruptcy courts throughout the country. We will also explore the various regulatory bodies' involvement in the brewing controversies. Leading experts will participate in the discussion including, sitting U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert E. Grossman; workout specialist John Ray of Avidity Partners, who is also Chairman of Enron Creditors Recovery Corporation; experienced civil litigator William J. McSherry, Jr., a partner at Crowell & Moring; and former Department of Justice attorney and Enron Task Force member Thomas A. Hanusik, also a partner at Crowell & Moring.

Topics will include:

• Applicable Law and Venues
• Judicial Reactions and Counterparty Reactions
• Bankruptcy Issues: Lessons from Lehman Brothers
• Future Litigation and Regulation
• Criminal/Regulatory Investigations

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John M. Schiff Professor of Finance and Chairman, Department of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University
Bala Dharan, Ph.D., CPA,
Visiting Professor of Accounting, Harvard Law School; Vice President in the financial accounting and valuation practice,
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Stephan Kuppenheimer,
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, FSI Capital
Steven Halterman, National Office Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers;
former Director of Derivatives and Financial Instruments,
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Chester S. Spatt,
Kenneth B. and Pamela R. Dunn Professor of Finance and Director,
Center for Financial Markets, Tepper School of Business,
Carnegie Mellon University; former Chief Economist and Director,
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