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Gregg M. Mashberg, Partner with Proskauer Rose LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Fraudulent Transfer Claw-Back Litigation in Light of Recent Bankruptcy Cases

New York, NY, February 15, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gregg M. Mashberg, Partner with Proskauer Rose LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Fraudulent Transfer Claw-Back Litigation in Light of Recent Bankruptcy Cases.” This event is scheduled for March 16, 2017 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

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About Gregg M. Mashberg

Gregg Mashberg is co-head of Proskauer’s Securities Litigation Group and a former chair of the Litigation Department. He has a broad-based practice and experience before numerous judicial and administrative forums.

Gregg has a particular focus on securities litigation, defending public companies and their directors and officers in class actions, SEC investigations and enforcement actions. Gregg also has broad experience in defending directors and officers in shareholder derivative and class actions arising from mergers and acquisitions and direct breach of fiduciary duty suits under state law. As part of his securities litigation practice, Gregg is outside litigation counsel for The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and its subsidiaries, the nation's principal securities settlement and depository institutions. He has litigated in trial and appellate courts around the country, successfully defending against claims challenging the securities clearing and settlement system.

About Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer is a leading international law firm focused on creating value. Our roots go back to 1875, when we were founded in New York City. With 700+ lawyers active in virtually every major market worldwide, we are recognized not only for our legal excellence, but also our dedication to client service. Our clients include many of the world’s top companies, financial institutions, investment funds, not-for-profit institutions, governmental entities and other organizations across industries and borders. We also represent individuals in transactions and other matters. In addition to New York, we have offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, D.C., as well as Boca Raton, Newark and New Orleans.


Recent cases, which analyze creditors’ rights to bring state law fraudulent transfer claims in the event such claims were not brought by bankruptcy estate representative, have critically tested the bounds of fraudulent transfer litigation. In Tribune, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied the creditors of their rights to claw back $8.3 billion received by the stockholders prior to the company’s buyout. This ruling is in contrary to the earlier Lyondell Bankruptcy Court ruling. A Second Circuit summary order, which accompanies the Tribune case, confirmed the dismissal of a state law claim with respect to the Tribune rationale.

In this two-hour Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the fundamental aspects of Fraudulent Transfer Claw-Back Litigation. They will provide an in-depth discussion of this significant topic in light of recent bankruptcy cases. Speakers will also offer expert insights on bankruptcy safe harbor provisions’ applicability to fraudulent transfer claims.

Key topics include:

Fraudulent Transfer Claw-Back Litigation – Overview
Notable Bankruptcy Cases:

- Tribune
- FTI Consulting

Contrasting Approaches in Appellate Decisions
Applicability of Bankruptcy Safe Harbor Provisions
Outlook on Fraudulent Transfer Claw-Back Litigation

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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