Eric J. Haber, Special Counsel, Cooley LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast
New York, NY, March 02, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Eric J. Haber, Special Counsel, Cooley LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “A Discussion of Current Developments Relating to Preferences and Fraudulent Conveyances in Bankruptcy Cases Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 15, 2013 from 12pm-2pm (ET).
About Eric J. Haber
Eric J. Haber is special counsel in the Firm's Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group. He joined Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman LLP in 1998, which was merged into Cooley Godward Kronish LLP in 2006. He is resident in the New York office.
Mr. Haber has wide-ranging experience in all aspects of bankruptcy practice. His Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating is AV Preeminent reflecting the highest ethical standards and legal ability.
He has defended and prosecuted hundreds of preference and other avoidance actions in courts throughout the United States and also serves on the panel of mediators in the bankruptcy courts in Delaware and the Southern District of New York. As a result, Mr. Haber has a deep understanding of the strategies to be employed in such litigation from a variety of different perspectives.
Mr. Haber has also been the mediator in over 100 preference and fraudulent conveyance lawsuits seeking recovery of varying amounts from as low as $25,000 to as high as $19 million. They span a wide variety of industries and include cases such as Quebecor World (USA), Tower Manufacturing, Value City Department Stores, BearingPoint, Ultimate Electronics and Penn Traffic. He was also named to the panel of mediators in the Borders, Bernard L. Madoff Securities, Delphi and Lyondell Chemical cases and recently joined the MWI Bankruptcy & Finance Panel.
About Cooley LLP
Cooley's 700 attorneys have an entrepreneurial spirit and deep, substantive experience, and are committed to solving clients' most challenging legal matters. From small companies with big ideas to international enterprises with diverse legal needs, Cooley has the breadth of legal resources to enable companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace.
Cooley's Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group is an experienced, results-oriented team that possesses a deep understanding of bankruptcy principles and law, outstanding litigation and corporate drafting ability and solid business sense. Cooley has extensive experience representing creditors and debtors in all aspects of bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings. The Firm has handled matters throughout the U.S. and abroad for the full-spectrum of participants in bankruptcy and restructuring cases and across a wide array of industries.
To know more about Eric J. Haber and Cooley LLP please visit: www.cooley.com
Under section 547(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, a trustee can avoid and recover a transfer as a preference by satisfying various requirements. Once a trustee proves all of the elements of a preference, there are affirmative defenses that can reduce a creditor’s potential preference exposure. In this Knowledge Group LIVE webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals will help you understand the most critical issues which will include:
-- What is a preference
-- Defenses to a preference
- New Value Defense
- Ordinary Course of Business Defense (Subjective and Objective Tests)
- Contemporaneous Exchange
-- Various Preference issues
-- Recent Preference Court Decisions
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org