New York, NY, November 10, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael St. James, Principal will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Understanding the Fundamentals of Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Sales live webcast.” This event is scheduled for November 17, 2016 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).
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About Michael St. James
Michael St James’ practice is limited to business bankruptcy and insolvency matters for the past 35 years. Mr. St. James represents debtors, landlords and creditors, principally in Chapter 11 cases, but also in other bankruptcy and insolvency contexts.
Mr. St. James has been afforded the designation “Board Certified – Business Bankruptcy” from the American Board of Bankruptcy Certification continuously since 1993. Mr. St. James has been certified as a “Legal Specialist – Bankruptcy” by the California State Bar continuously since 2006. Mr. St. James has been designated a “Super Lawyer” continuously since 2006, and a “Best Lawyer” continuously since 2007. Mr. St. James has published numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on business bankruptcy issues.
About St. James Law, P.C.
St. James Law, P.C., specializes in creative solutions to business problems affecting troubled businesses and their creditors. It represents creditors and landlords in all bankruptcy and insolvency contexts, finding the best business outcome for each unique situation, crafting practical solutions that resolve underlying problems. It also works with debtors directly and has earned a reputation for leading effective out-of-court work-outs and for successfully managing the Chapter 11 process where that proves necessary.
St. James Law, P.C. is adept at both the litigation and transactional aspects of an insolvency case. Most fundamentally, though, St. James Law, P.C. is known for its relentless, uncompromising and thoughtful representation of its clients, regardless of which side of the creditor/debtor divide they occupy. St. James Law, P.C. has been identified in “Best Law Firms,” a joint effort of Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report which uses multiple research components to rank law firms that excel in particular practice areas, continuously since 2012.
For the past years, addressing successor liability claims in asset sales has always been placed in every company's front burner. However, with the ever changing legal landscape, managing these claims can be very challenging. Considering its varying risks, businesses are encouraged to exercise thorough due diligence in asset purchases.
In this two-hour Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the complex aspects of this significant topic. They will also offer an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Sales. Speakers will also offer best practices in avoiding successor liability pitfalls while remaining compliant with applicable laws.
Key topics include:
- Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Sales – An Overview
- Legal Framework and Exceptions
- Expanded Successor Liability for Pension and Other Employment-Related Obligations
- Recent Court Decisions (GM Decision)
- Successor Liability Pitfalls
- Possible Legal Challenges and Sanctions
- Risk Mitigation Strategies
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/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 to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org