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Allan Diamond, Partner, Diamond McCarthy LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies Event

Allan Diamond, Partner, Diamond McCarthy LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies: Practical Guide Live Webcast

New York, NY, October 21, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Allan Diamond, Partner, Diamond McCarthy LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies: Practical Guide.” This event is scheduled for January 26, 2016 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Allan Diamond

Allan has thirty-five years of experience in litigating complex business, bankruptcy & cross-border cases before the courts in the U.S. and around the globe. He has been lead trial counsel in some of the most high profile corporate fraud cases in the world arising from business bankruptcies (e.g., Enron, Parmalat, et al.) He has been at the forefront of post-confirmation bankruptcy structures since their creation. He is the court-appointed Chapter 11 bankruptcy trustee and post-confirmation special litigation counsel in the two largest law firm bankruptcies in history, Howrey, LLP and Dewey LeBeouf, LLP, respectively. He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer for the past 15 years and has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal several times. He received his J.D. from Emory Law and clerked with the U.S. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit), Honorable James C. Hill.

About Diamond McCarthy LLP

Diamond McCarthy is a national trial and insolvency boutique that cost-effectively resolves business disputes on a domestic and international stage. The Firm also handles all aspects of corporate/financial restructuring and business bankruptcies. The Firm is particularly known for handling high stakes matters, “cutting edge” issues and “legal forensics.” Diamond McCarthy follows a multidisciplinary approach to tackling complex financial and accounting transactions with many of the Firm’s lawyers having M.B.A.’s or accounting backgrounds. The Firm’s reputation for excellence, service to clients and results directly flows from the quality of the people who hail from the top of the class of the nation’s best schools. The Firm has a global reputation and track record in litigating high profile corporate fraud cases in the U.S. and globally. The Firm has offices in Houston, Dallas, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver.

Event Synopsis:

Unless advised properly, closing a Chapter 11 case on a cost-effective basis can be problematic. Resolving certain claims and interests in a Chapter 11 case is time consuming and will often utilize any funds that are set aside for creditors. To aid this dilemma, and to enable a debtor to emerge from bankruptcy sooner than would be possible, popular tools such as post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trusts are used, as well as a structured dismissal. Such trusts have enabled methods on how and when to handle large-scale litigation matters, claims resolution process, and the liquidation of other assets for the purpose of disposing assets, prosecuting estate claims, resolving claims, and distributions to beneficiaries.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a team of seasoned professionals, thought leaders and administrators who will help the audience understand the most important aspects of Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies. The panel will present their findings and best practices and practicalities in a post-confirmation liquidation trust agreements. The panel will also provide the audience with a comprehensive overview of this significant topic. Going beyond the basic mechanics, our speakers will present their thoughts and opinions on how to best utilize the benefits of a post-confirmation trust agreement.

Key topics include:

• Post-Confirmation Liquidation & Litigation Trusts - An Overview
• Scope and Limitations of Trust Agreements
• Structuring Trust Agreements
• Risks and Pitfalls in Liquidation & Litigation Trust
o Litigation
o Claims Resolution
• Common Issues Faced in Liquidation & Litigation Trusts regarding:
o Establishing
o Managing
o Monitoring
• Up-to-the-minute Regulatory Developments
• Structured Dismissal

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars 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. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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