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Robert J. Boller, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast

New York, NY, June 12, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert J. Boller, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 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. The 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 Robert Boller

Robert Boller represents companies, partnerships and individuals in a variety of litigation and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on disputes arising out of complex financial transactions and investment activities. Mr. Boller also counsels creditors and creditors’ committees on litigation issues arising out of bankruptcy proceedings.

Mr. Boller has represented or advised clients in financial disputes related to partnership dissolution/liquidation, real estate financings, mortgage portfolio sales and securitizations, swaps and other derivative contracts, debt covenants, and trading in common and preferred equities, warrants, options, various types of debt structures, options, master limited partnerships (“MLPs”), trust preferred securities (“TPSs”), litigation tracking warrants (“LTWs”) and carbon emissions reduction credits (“CERs”).

About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. We are one of the world’s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers and professionals in 22 offices. Our firm’s clients range from individuals to corporations and foreign governments.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP was founded in Texas in 1945 by Robert Strauss and Richard Gump, with the guiding vision that commitment, excellence and integrity would drive the success of the firm. We incorporated those qualities into the firm’s core values as we grew into an international full-service firm positioned at the intersection of commerce, policy and the law. Our goal in every engagement is to offer a level of client service that not only meets but anticipates our clients’ needs and exceeds their expectations. From reputational defense of headline-makers to down- and midstream energy investments, from precedential class action dismissals to protection of terrorism’s victims, we serve clients in over 85 practices that range from the traditional, such as litigation and corporate, to the contemporary, such as climate change and national security. Our lawyers, many of them with years of experience in the boardroom, on the bench and in the halls of government, collaborate across borders and practice areas to provide comprehensive counsel.

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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