Why Not Here? An Examination of Why More Chapter 11 Business Cases Aren't Filed in the Southeast

July 26-29, 2018
23rd Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
Amelia Island, Florida

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Paul Jennings will present at the 23rd Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop. He will speak on a session titled, “Why Not Here? An Examination of Why More Chapter 11 Business Cases Aren’t Filed in the Southeast.” Panelists will examine the factors considered by debtors and their advisors when determining where to file a large chapter 11 business case.

Topics include:

  • Efforts to have a chapter 11 business case transferred to a venue that is arguably more convenient to creditors, employees and/or shareholders
  • Overview of the pending legislation known as the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018 (S. 2282)
  • Arguments supporting and opposing passage of the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018

The 23rd Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop will be held July 26-29, 2018 in Amelia Island, Florida. For more information and registration, visit the ABI website.