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Bankruptcy Litigation in the Wake of COVID-19

Attend this webcast to learn how you can help businesses navigate the waters of litigation in the most efficient and effective way, navigating changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Suzanne Roski, Rachel Smiley


3 months

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Guide your clients in the COVID-19 era of bankruptcy litigation

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about the world, and likewise, it has changed much about the strategies and practical aspects of resolving business disputes in court.

During this webcast, we will share strategies for how best to guide clients in preparing for and participating in the post-COVID era of bankruptcy litigation.

Additionally, we will provide essential tips on how to take advantage of technology and other changes that were brought about by COVID-19. Participants will acquire knowledge of tactics that can be utilized immediately to assist clients in the midst of a dispute.

Key Topics

  • Industries most impacted by COVID-19: retailers and mall operators, entertainment companies, restaurant groups, travel/transportation, and commercial real estate
  • Changes in law and procedural rules as a result of the pandemic
  • Litigation strategy focused on electronic discovery and virtual court appearances & depositions
  • Preparation and presentation of evidence (both witness testimony and exhibits) in the virtual court environment
  • Trends to watch for in the future

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify statutes and procedural rules that may affect litigation strategy
  • Recognize issues and circumstances that require the employment of new litigation strategies
  • Select the best methods for preparing and presenting evidence in the virtual court environment
  • Recall tactics for guiding clients in the current environment

Who Will Benefit

  • Forensic accountants specifically working with distress or solvency issues
  • Attorneys involved in bankruptcy litigation
  • Parties-in-interest (debtors, creditors, or others) in a bankruptcy case
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This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
1 hr and 15 mins
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Suzanne Roski
Suzanne Roski is a partner with CR3 Partners LLC. She has nearly 35 years of professional experience, with over 20 of it providing troubled company, litigation, forensic investigation, and valuation consulting. She assists debtors, secured lenders, official committees of unsecured creditors, and trustees in Chapter 11 and 7 bankruptcy cases. Suzanne has also served as a fiduciary in roles including as Chief Restructuring Officer, Liquidating Trustee, and Receiver. Prior to consulting, she held executive positions in public and private companies, primarily in operating finance roles. Suzanne serves on the board of the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors. She is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Rachel Smiley
Rachael Smiley is a Shareholder and the Bankruptcy Practice Lead at the Dallas-based law firm of Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta, PC. She is experienced in all steps of the chapter 11 reorganization process, including asset sales, plan confirmation, and post-confirmation plan administration. She also has experience litigating a variety of disputes, including contested matters and adversary proceedings, that arise in or are related to bankruptcy cases, such as valuation disputes, claim objections and avoidance actions. Rachael was honored as a BestLawyers® “One to Watch” in 2021 for Insolvency and Reorganization Law, is a Member of Board of Trustees of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), and is a Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Additional information can be found at: Bankruptcy Attorney - Rachael L. Smiley | FBFK | Business Law ;

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