Thursday, November 5 – Litigation Funding – Risks, Opportunities, and Shifting Leverage in Bankruptcy

Litigation Funding – Risks, Opportunities, and Shifting Leverage in Bankruptcy
Thursday, November 5

Speakers:
Jennifer Nassiri, Venable LLC
Courtney Pozmantier, Greenberg Glusker
Emily Slater, Burford Capital
Eric Winston, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

The panel will discuss cutting edge issues concerning litigation funding in bankruptcy cases. Litigation funding presents a new frontier of liquidity and leverage for professionals representing debtors and committees, and concerns for those representing secured creditors and litigation targets. Our panel will cover the nuts and bolts of litigation funding and unique issues bankruptcy cases present on privilege, settlement authority, and the court approval process. The panel will focus on how litigation funding has worked for post-confirmation litigation trusts and how it can change the playing field in cash collateral/DIP financing/plan exclusivity/derivative standing disputes.

Location:
The Omni Hotel
251 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Time:
6:00pm – 6:45pm: Registration and Cocktails
6:45pm – 7:30pm: Dinner
7:30pm – 8:30pm: Program

Cost:
$90.00 FLC Member
$120.00 Nonmembers
$50.00 Lawyers in Gov’t Svc.

Pre-registration deadline is Tuesday, November 3. After Tuesday, November 3, the registration fee increases by $5.00. Cancellations must be received by the pre-registration deadline of Tuesday, November 3.

For information on FLC’s events and membership, go to www.financiallawyers.org

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0 hours. 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.

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