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Schuyler Carroll, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies Event

Schuyler Carroll, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies: Practical Guide Live Webcast

New York, NY, November 11, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Schuyler Carroll, Partner, Perkins Coie 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 Schuyler Carroll
Schuyler Carroll focuses his practice on complex restructuring, transactional, litigation and advisory work. Schuyler represents a wide variety of debtors, creditor committees, trade creditors, claims traders, secured and unsecured creditors, bondholders, indenture trustees, trustees, landlords, investors and purchasers in Chapter 11, 15 and 7 bankruptcy proceedings, out of court workouts and non-judicial reorganizations and restructurings. These matters include diverse industries, such as financial services, real estate, health care, manufacturing, e-commerce, technology, telecommunication and hospitality.

Schuyler has represented liquidating and litigation trusts in numerous cases, including Personal Communications Devices, Solstice and eToys Direct. Schuyler also has represented committees, debtors and creditors in major bankruptcy cases including MF Global, American Airlines, Planet Hollywood International Inc., Sabine Oil & Gas, (Steve & Barry's), Right Start Acquisition, American Media Inc., Fairpoint Communications, Nortel Networks and Insilco Technologies Inc.

He is particularly skilled in counseling parties on potential bankruptcy issues related to nonbankruptcy transactions, such as investments, loans and mergers and acquisitions. Schuyler also often represents buyers and sellers of distressed debt and equity and has extensive experience in representing acquirers of assets of insolvent and bankrupt companies.

Schuyler has extensive experience in enforcement of creditors' rights, and creditors' rights state and federal court litigation, including fraud claims, loan recovery and collection actions, fraudulent conveyance actions, foreclosures and replevin actions, enforcement proceedings, reclamation and other actions under the Uniform Commercial Code, loan participation and syndication actions, defense of lender liability, and usury and fraud claims.

In 2011, Schuyler opened Perkins Coie's New York office. The office has grown to include more than 20 attorneys and many of the firm's most important practice areas.

About Perkins Coie

Perkins Coie maintains a national, full-service bankruptcy and restructuring practice with experience representing virtually all constituencies in a distressed situation. We provide counsel for debtors, creditors and third parties in out-of-court negotiations as well as representation in state and federal court litigation across the country. We have substantial bankruptcy experience, representing business debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, court-appointed trustees, indenture trustees and creditors’ committees. Our experienced bankruptcy team has the flexibility and depth to handle bankruptcy or reorganization projects of any size. Perkins Coie has more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia.

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

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