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Richard M. Nugent, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast

New York, NY, March 19, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Richard M. Nugent, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Significant Issues in Distressed Debt and Restructurings Explored: 2015 Update Live Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on July 22, 2015 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET).

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Event Synopsis:

This course will focus on significant current issues relating to corporate restructuring and bankruptcy. Our panel of thought leaders and practitioners will provide a refresher on basic concepts as well as commentary on recent developments. The panel will include discussion of judicial decisions, major chapter 11 cases and the tax aspects of restructuring transactions.

The live seminar will address the following topics, among others:

- Recent decisions relating to prepayment clauses, including EFH and Momentive
- Recent decisions relating to secured creditor rights and remedies
- Recent developments in fraudulent transfer law, including attempts by estate representatives to invoke the powers of the IRS
- D&O Insurance in chapter 11 cases
- The Trust Indenture Act and out-of-court restructurings
- Tax issues, including NOLs and cancellation of indebtedness

About Richard M. Nugent

Richard Nugent is a transactional lawyer with significant experience in the tax aspects of public and private mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs and in advising debtors, creditors and potential acquirers of financially troubled companies both within and outside the bankruptcy context. He also has experience advising clients on cross-border tax strategies, financing transactions and tax controversies.

Richard was recognized in Super Lawyers (New York-Metro) for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was named to the Turnarounds & Workouts annual list of Bankruptcy Tax Specialists for 2011. Richard has spoken on, and has authored or co-authored several articles on, U.S. tax issues. Richard also is a member of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section for which he has co-authored several reports and letters and is a member of the Tax Forum.

Richard received his LL.M., with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center; his J.D., with honors, from Rutgers University School of Law (Newark); and his B.A., summa cum laude, from Saint Peter’s College (now University). He served as a clerk to the Honorable Richard F. Suhrheinrich of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Honorable Robert P. Ruwe of the United States Tax Court.

About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Established in New York in 1792, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP is a leading advisor to corporations and financial institutions, providing innovative solutions to complex legal issues. With offices in strategically located financial and governmental centers, the firm is well positioned to offer top-flight services to clients conducting business across the globe.

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.
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