Many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat in the aftermath of COVID-19. Although reorganization hasn't always been a viable option for small entities facing financial hardship, the new Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (the SBRA), which enacts Subchapter V of Chapter 11, aims to help those struggling businesses with a streamlined pathway to recovery. Join our distinguished faculty as they show you how to handle a case under the SBRA and share their hard-won insights on recent developments and emerging strategies. Register today!
Get a practical overview of Subchapter V of Chapter 11.
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of filing under the SBRA.
Gain insights on when electing Subchapter V treatment makes sense for businesses and individuals.
Discover strategies for preparing Subchapter V Plans.
Explore topics including plan confirmation, cramdown, modifications, and the trustee's role.
Review early case law developments and hot topics involving the SBRA.
Overview and Key Features: Subchapter V of Chapter 11
Advantages and Disadvantages of the SBRA
SBRA Case Law Update and Hot Topics
Election & Eligibility: When Is Sub V the Best Choice for Businesses? For Individuals?
PETER M. GANNOTT is the principal of the Louisville law firm of Gannott Law Group, PLLC. Since 1985, he has focused his practice in the areas of business and consumer bankruptcy, creditors' rights and commercial collections, complex commercial litigation, and real estate matters. Mr. Gannott works with clients on everything from the creation and dissolution of business entities to representation of our business clients in business-to-business collections or large asset issues. He is a frequent lecturer on his areas of practice and has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Louisville. Mr. Gannott is board certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification. He graduated, with honors, from the University of Illinois and earned his J.D. degree from the Washington College of Law, American University.
MARILYN D. GARNER is the managing attorney of Law Office of Marilyn D. Garner, Arlington, Texas. Ms. Garner gives advice concerning asset protection to families and businesses through either out of court debt workout solutions or bankruptcy. As an appointed chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee since 2000, she supervises hundreds of cases each year under rules established by the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of the U. S. Trustee. Her Legacy Plan Academy was started years ago to reflect the expanded mission of the firm to educate families about asset protection, incapacity planning, wills, trusts and other Estate Planning strategies. The firm believes that a more informed family is better able to develop a strategy that ensures compassionate care for loved ones when the need arises. Advance planning also helps to reduce the likelihood of conflict among family members and unnecessary expenses associated with illness or death. She earned her B.A. degree from Kent State University and earned her J.D. degree from Cleveland Marshal College of Law. Ms. Garner is board member for Arlington New Beginnings, a supportive housing complex for low-income senior citizens in Arlington, Texas. She also is a member of John C. Ford American Inn of Court, and South Dallas Business and Professional Women's Club.
ROBERT G. HARRIS is a partner in the Silicon Valley bankruptcy boutique, Binder & Malter, LLP. Mr. Harris has been an active volunteer with the State Bar of California for 17 years. He has been the chair of the Business Law Section (“BLS”), twice served full terms with the Insolvency Law Committee (“ILC”) chairing it both times, and now chairs the Marketing & Communications Committee of the California Lawyers Association. Mr. Harris has been conference co-chair and educational co-chair of the California Bankruptcy Forum in recent years. Mr. Harris frequently lectures and writes on bankruptcy topics and has authored numerous articles, case analyses, and other material, including legislative proposals that have become law. Mr. Harris has also contributed to a book on the topic of small business bankruptcy and has twice testified before the California State Senate as an expert in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency. Mr. Harris started his legal career in 1986 by serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Lloyd King, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, from 1986 to 1988. Mr. Harris’ practice focuses on representing businesses and individuals in Chapter 11, both as debtors and creditors, and in bankruptcy litigation, state court assignments for the benefit of creditors (ABCs), receiverships, execution sales and various other bankruptcy and collection matters. He has substantial experience in a number of bankruptcy areas, including real estate restructurings, sales and reorganizations of high tech and general manufacturing companies, dealing with intellectual property rights in bankruptcy, and handling alleged securities laws and Federal Trade Act violations. Uniquely, Mr. Harris represents individuals in all these areas and, in particular, in Chapter 11. Mr. Harris received his B.A. degree, with distinction, from the University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. degree from Hastings College of the Law.
JAMES E. ROSSOW JR. is a partner in the law firm of Rubin & Levin, P.C., in Indianapolis. Mr. Rossow concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, debtors and creditors' rights, commercial law, secured transactions, commercial foreclosure and business litigation. He earned his B.A. degree from Indiana University-Bloomington and his J.D. degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Mr. Rossow is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indiana Association for Corporate Renewal.
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