New York, NY, June 12, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Emil A. Kleinhaus, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 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).
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 -epresentatives 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 Emil A. Kleinhaus
Emil A. Kleinhaus is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He focuses on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Emil is an author of numerous publications, including “Prepayment Clauses in Bankruptcy,” 15 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 537 (2007) and “Debt Repayments as Fraudulent Transfers”, 88 Am Bankr. L. J. 307 (2014). In 2014, Emil was named by Law360 as one of eight “Rising Stars” in the Bankruptcy category. Emil is currently chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Sub-Committee on Fraudulent Conveyance Law.
Emil received a B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Yale College in 1999, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 2002, where he was an Articles Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Following law school, he served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Michael B. Mukasey of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and for Judge José A. Cabranes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
About Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is one of the most prominent business law firms in the United States. The firm regularly handles some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world. The firm also handles significant restructuring and bankruptcy matters, as well as white collar criminal investigations and other sensitive litigation matters.
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.