CONFERENCE

SPONSORS

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Thu, 8:30PM-9:30PM

Awards Sponsor

AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. Our clients include companies, corporate boards, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and others. Founded in 1981, AlixPartners is headquartered in New York, and has offices in more than 20 cities around the world. For more information, visit www.alixpartners.com.

 

www.alixpartners.com

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Conference App

CR3 Partners is a national turnaround and performance improvement firm serving organizations and stakeholders across a broad range of industries during times of transition, opportunity or distress. Our team of partners and industry experts are seasoned executives and industry veterans who bring a profound bias for action and exceptional results, with a keen focus on turnaround management, restructuring and operational improvement services. From our offices in New York, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Irvine, CR3 Partners infuses agility, passion, experience and value creation into everything we do.

www.cr3partners.com

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Wed, 6:30PM-8:00PM

Opening Reception

Deloitte CRG is a leader in helping organizations transform periods of financial difficulty or crisis into opportunities for rejuvenation. Having led both large multinational organizations and mid-market companies through unprecedented challenges, we apply our unrivalled experience and superior foresight to achieve successful outcomes for our clients, their creditors, and equity holders. Whether the goal is to enhance the performance of a healthy company, assume an interim leadership role, or guide stakeholders through complex bankruptcy reorganization, our team works closely with the client to quickly understand their business and most pressing issues and then advise them on how to move ahead with confidence.

www.deloitte.com/us/crg

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Wed, 6:30PM-8:00PM

Opening Reception

Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today's legal and business challenges. Attorneys in the firm’s Wilmington office provide clients in Delaware and around the world with a wide range of corporate and commercial services, including sophisticated estate planning, trust administration and fiduciary litigation to individuals, corporate fiduciaries, business owners and charitable organizations.

www.duanemorris.com

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Conference App

Epiq is a worldwide provider of legal services and technology, serving law firms, corporations, financial institutions and government agencies–helping them manage the complex data and logistics of eDiscovery, bankruptcy and class action. Our clients include leading law firms, corporate legal departments, bankruptcy trustees, governmental agencies, mortgage processors, financial institutions and professional advisors. In the restructuring space, Epiq provides full support for all types of bankruptcy and restructuring cases for companies of all sizes, including lean staffing, pre-filing counselling, claims management, balloting and solicitation, noticing and communication, disbursement, virtual data rooms and data collection preservation.

www.epiqsystems.com

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Tote Bags

FTI Consulting, Inc, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. The Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice at FTI Consulting, Inc. has 700+ professionals situated around the world, who focus on strategic, operational, financial and capital needs of businesses. As the #1 provider of crisis management services, our experts address the full spectrum of financial and transactional challenges faced by companies, boards, private equity sponsors, creditors and other stakeholders, whenever and wherever. Results oriented: Our success depends upon achieving optimal outcomes for our clients.

www.fticonsulting.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner

Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving sustainable results in partnership with its clients. We offer a full suite of business advisory services in key areas, including capital advisory, commercial dispute advisory, investment banking, operational improvement, restructuring & turnaround, transaction advisory, and valuation. Our senior-level team members possess deep operating experience in a range of industries, with many serving as C-level executives. This enables us to efficiently analyze a situation and apply our knowledge to identify and implement value creation strategies. Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their industries and businesses.

www.huronconsultinggroup.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP (PSZJ) is the nation’s leading corporate restructuring boutique, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wilmington, Del., New York and Costa Mesa. PSZJ attorneys are experienced in representing all major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts, including debtors, committees, trustees, bondholders, asset-purchasers and third-party plan proponents. PSZJ also handles sophisticated business litigation and transactional matters as part of its renowned U.S. News & World Report “Tier One” restructuring practice.

www.pszjlaw.com

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Wi-fi/Internet Sponsor

PwC’s crisis and restructuring professionals advise on solutions for a range of needs. We work with companies to evaluate strategic and financial alternatives and assist with corporate reorganizations, evaluating liquidity positions and advising on operating efficiency and margin enhancement. We help organizations execute the quick, decisive action necessary to pivot them towards a stronger future.

www.pwc.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner

For more than 30 years, Stretto (formerly Bankruptcy Management Solutions/BMS) has served as a trusted administrative partner, providing consumer-bankruptcy and corporate-restructuring solutions to fiduciaries.  We leverage deep-industry expertise to manage case administration and ensure fiduciaries are prepared for anything that comes their way.  “Stretto” is a musical term indicating when one voice picks up where another leaves off, and, as our name implies, Stretto seamlessly integrates streamlined workflows and best-in-class technology to orchestrate the administrative process and create harmony for professionals and their teams.  For more information about Stretto, visit www.stretto.com.

www.stretto.com

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Wed, 5:30PM-6:30PM

Young Professionals Reception

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results. Privately–held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world–class consultants and industry veterans who draw upon the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.

www.alvarezandmarsal.com

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Thu, 6:30PM-7:30PM

Cocktail Reception

ArentFox LLP, founded in 1942, is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and government intersect. As a result of guiding principles centered on first-rate legal work and exceptional service, the firm has earned its reputation for providing clients with the counsel they need to meet critical challenges in their “world.” Complex problems require interdisciplinary solutions and should be approached with a practical perspective and managed with maximum efficiency. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, Arent Fox provides strategic legal counsel to clients that range from Fortune 500 corporations and start-ups, to trade associations and foreign governments.

www.arentfox.com

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Fri, 6:00PM-10:30PM

An Evening at Fenway Park - Red Sox Game

CohnReznick Advisory offers a global team of professionals dedicated to helping organizations address many different challenges resulting from growth, economic issues, opportunities, or crises. We work side-by-side with your team to identify and implement effective solutions to help your organization optimize profitability and growth, improve workflow and performance, manage cyber and privacy risk, or respond to natural or man-made disasters.  Our Restructuring team brings together an award winning multidisciplinary team that works alongside our clients to resolve financial distress and disputes, as well as serving interim industry and fiduciary experts.  To learn more visit cohnreznick.com/restructuring.

 

www.cohnreznick.com

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Fri, 6:00PM-10:30PM

An Evening at Fenway Park - Red Sox Game

Ernst & Young’s global network of restructuring professionals can help you develop financial and operational strategies to help improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Where ever you are located, our multi-disciplinary team offers integrated, objective advice and helps you to evaluate capital options, improve the benefits of transactions and achieve your strategic goals —whether you are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring your businessor dealing with under performance or cash management. We provide you with creative, collaborative advice supported by our significant industry and sector knowledge to create a tailored approach for you.

www.ey.com

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Key Cards

Piper Jaffray & Co. is a leading investment bank and asset management firm. Our investment banking group partners with corporate clients and financial sponsors to provide advisory and financing services related to mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, private placements, financial restructuring and corporate & venture services. We offer in-depth knowledge and industry relationships in our core sectors: Agriculture, clean-tech & renewables; Consumer; Diversified industrials & services; Energy; Financial institutions; Financial sponsors; Healthcare; and Technology. Member NYSE and SIPC. Since 1895.

www.piperjaffray.com

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Thu, 7:20AM-8:20AM

Breakfast

Protiviti is a global consultancy that helps companies solve problems in finance, operations, risk, technology, and governance. Our Restructuring & Litigation Services practice specializes in providing restructuring, insolvency and crisis management, litigation services, and forensic accounting. Our professionals have extensive experience in development and implementation of plans of reorganization, stakeholder negotiations, asset liquidation, and a full range of valuation services and expert testimony. We represent debtors, creditors’ committees, secured lenders, fiduciaries and other interested parties. Protiviti, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc., and its member firms employ over 4,700 professionals in more than 80 offices in 20 countries.

 

www.protiviti.com

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Thu, 8:40AM-9:30AM

Keynote

VALID8 Financial is a Seattle-based software firm with a long history and deep expertise in forensic accounting services and software product development. Its flagship product is a software as a service (SaaS) platform designed to streamline forensic accounting procedures, providing reconciled financial transaction data and analytic tools for forensic accountants, bankruptcy attorneys, trustees and receivers. Using Valid8 software results in faster, as well as more effective and efficient way of answering the question: "Where did the money go?" and leading to enhanced faster case resolution. In addition to forensic accounting tools, Valid8 has developed a broader set of functionality for auditors, leveraging the same principle of transparency for cash-based transactions. Find out more at http://valid8.cash.   

 

www.valid8.cash

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Thu, 9:30PM-11:00PM

Dessert Reception

The Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Section of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP brings a depth of legal knowledge, technological skill, and creativity to complex and fast-paced reorganizations, restructurings, liquidations, and distressed acquisitions and sales. Our 35 bankruptcy attorneys have been able to achieve optimal results in a wide array of industries. Publications such as U.S. News and World Report and Chambers USA continue to rank Young Conaway as one of the nation’s preeminent insolvency practices. Young Conaway’s bankruptcy and corporate restructuring attorneys represent clients’ interests in Delaware, the Southern District of New York, as well as other bankruptcy courts throughout the United States.

www.ycst.com

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Pocket Agenda

Alston & Bird LLP has grown to become a national AmLaw 50 firm while remaining steeped in a culture with client service and teamwork as the cornerstones of all that we do. We develop, assemble and nurture the strongest and broadest array of legal talent and expertise necessary to meet our clients’ needs in an ever–changing and fast–paced environment. Alston & Bird’s unique culture and core values have been nurtured for more than a century. They define who we are and how we interact with our clients and with each other. From the founding of the firm in the late 1800s, collegiality, teamwork, loyalty, diversity, individual satisfaction, fairness and professional development have been guiding principles and values by which we measure ourselves.

www.alston.com

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Thu, 2:00PM-4:00PM

Boston Duck Tour

Development Specialists, Inc. (DSI) is one of the leading providers of management consulting and financial advisory services, including turnaround consulting, financial restructuring, litigation support and forensic accounting. Our clients include business owners, private-equity investors, corporate boards, financial institutions, secured lenders, bondholders and unsecured creditors. For almost 40 years, DSI has been guided by a single objective: maximizing value for all stakeholders. With our highly skilled and diverse team of professionals, offices in the U.S. and international affiliates, and an unparalleled range of experience, DSI not only achieves that objective, but has also built a solid reputation as an industry leader.

www.dsi.biz

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Fri, 12:00PM-1:30PM

Lunch & Keynote

East West Bank’s Specialty Deposit Services team offers companies and their advisors specialized banking and treasury management services designed to meet the specific needs of professional fiduciaries, state and federal court officers, debtors in possession, bankruptcy/restructuring attorneys, receivers, chief restructuring officers, class-action administrators, assignees and chapter 7 trustees. We are one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation, adding the security that you are depositing funds with a bank that has a solid history of stability and growth. We are consistently ranked as a top 15 bank in the nation by Forbes. In 2018, East West achieved record earnings for a ninth consecutive year. East West Bank is approved to hold bankruptcy deposits nationwide.

 

www.eastwestbank.com

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Fri, 3:30PM-4:00PM

Refreshment Break

Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing our clients and their industries. With over 1,100 lawyers in 24 offices across the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia, Foley approaches client service by first understanding our clients’ priorities, objectives, and challenges. We work hard to understand our clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Our clients view us as trusted business advisors because we understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses.

www.foley.com

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Fri, 10:30AM-11:00AM

Refreshment Break

Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm with 27 offices coast to coast. Home to more than 900 attorneys working in 60+ diverse practice areas, Fox provides clients with the razor-sharp focus of a boutique and the robust reach and resources of a full-service firm. Key practice areas include Bankruptcy, Cannabis Law, Corporate, Employment, Entertainment, Gaming, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Medical Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Privacy & Data Security, Real Estate and Tax. Fox consistently earns top marks for client service, responsiveness, providing value and adopting innovative approaches. At Fox, we care about your success as much as you do.

www.foxrothschild.com

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Thu, 10:45AM-11:00AM

Refreshment Break

Getzler Henrich & Associates has been successfully assisting distressed or under-performing companies in the middle market since 1968.   We’ve been consistently recognized by Turnarounds & Workouts magazine as one of the country’s outstanding firms over the last two decades.  Services include turnarounds and workouts, interim and crisis management, bankruptcy advisory, financial restructuring and forensic/litigation support.  We also assist companies in achieving operational excellence through process improvement/LeanSigma, supply chain solutions, sales and marketing effectiveness, technology advisory and transaction advisory services, in industries as diverse as health care, oil and gas, manufacturing, distribution, retail, education, and service.

 

www.getzlerhenrich.com

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Fri, 7:20AM-8:20AM

Breakfast

The International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, (IWIRC) is an international professional association dedicated to enhancing the professional status of women in all disciplines of insolvency and restructuring.  We pursue this goal through a simple but effective principle: to create an international networking organization that promotes communication, common interest and community among insolvency practitioners. We have over 1,500 members in 45 networks globally who represent every discipline of restructuring: law, crisis management, financial advisory, banking, private equity, claims management, communications...and more. For additional information visit www.iwirc.com.

www.iwirc.com

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Laynards

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Wed, 12:15PM-1:45PM

Lunch & Keynote

Celebrating its 80th year in business, Bederson is a full service accounting and advisory firm with two New Jersey offices. The firm has attained top recognition by New Jersey’s legal community in insolvency, litigation and other specialized areas of accounting and consulting. Bederson was voted “Best of” by the readers of the NJ Law Journal every year since 2012, most recently winning 6 medals as Best Corporate Investigations Provider, Bankruptcy Valuation Provider, Forensic Accounting Provider, Litigation Valuation Provider, Business Accounting Provider and Matrimonial Valuation Provider.

www.bederson.com

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Wed, 7:30AM-8:30AM

Breakfast

Founded in 2002, Summit Investment Management LLC is a private investment company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Since its inception, Summit has invested more than $1.S billion in distressed debt acquisitions, balance sheet restructures of operating companies, special situation capital, bridge loans and joint ventures.

Our knowledge and experience, ingenuity, strong relationships, and direct and honest approach to doing business set us apart from the competition. We take pride in being a leading resource and partner for banks, financial institutions, middle market companies, turnaround and restructuring professionals, law firms and private equity firms, among others.

www.summit-investment.com

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Sat, 9:45AM-10:00AM

Refreshment Break

Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,300 lawyers in 28 offices throughout the world. Our lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location.  Holland & Knight and our attorneys are frequently recognized by leading industry groups and publications.  Holland & Knight also has a long history of commitment to diversity and supporting our communities through pro bono legal work, community service and charitable giving.

www.hklaw.com

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Wed, 10:00AM-10:15AM

Refreshment Break

Wed, 3:30PM-3:45PM

Refreshment Break

Our clients need and expect excellent legal counsel—complete the transaction, resolve the dispute, win the trial. They are companies, organizations and individuals innovating and producing across a wide range of industries. We deliver high-quality legal counsel for needs right now, and are always looking ahead to what’s next. How? We track the political, economic and social landscape affecting business to predict future legal challenges and smooth your way. Nixon Peabody has a 21st-century view of legal services, offering partnership beyond the law. We get inside your business— identifying opportunities, minimizing risks, creating connections, forging alliances and finding new customers. We help accomplish your goals.

www.nixonpeabody.com

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Sat, 7:30AM-8:20AM

Breakfast

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Banquet Wine

Bachecki, Crom and Co., LLP is a full-service CPA firm located in San Francisco Bay Area specializing in complex Forensics, Valuation, and Tax matters.We have provided our clients with solutions for over forty-five years.Committedto excellence, weoffer a complete array of services delivered with a personal and professional touch.We value our role as trusted advisorswho know our business and respect yours.We are committed to professionalism, integrity, and honesty.Our dedication to the three underlying principles ofprofessionalism, responsiveness, and quality ensures outstanding service to our clients.

www.bachcrom.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Banquet Wine

D. R. Payne & Associates (DRPA), Business Valuators & Appraisers (BVA), and Renewal & Recovery Professionals (RRP) can provide a complete array of products and services to assist managers, shareholders, legal advisors and businesses with those key decisions. Our accredited professionals have the specialized training and experience to enhance the journey, chart the course of action, assist those blown off course and provide interventions needed. Located in multiple offices, member firms have successfully provided services to a broad range of industries and markets.

www.drpayne.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Banquet Wine

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Banquet Wine

KapilaMukamal (KM) provides creative and innovative solutions to our client’s needs. Our collective practical acumen and expertise focuses to analyze complex business and litigation issues. KM has gained prominence and distinction by rendering restructuring, insolvency, fiduciary, forensic and investigative consulting, and litigation support services to a wide spectrum of industries. KM enjoys high credibility and recognition in providing quality and focused service. As a market leader in the areas of creditors' rights and fiduciary matters, distressed business turnaround, insolvency taxation and complex commercial litigation support to law firms, KM believes results matter and has a proven track record demonstrating that goal.

www.kapilamukamal.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Banquet Wine

Lefoldt & Company, P.A. was formed in 1989 and is presently located in Ridgeland, Mississippi.We believe in the value of relationships.We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of our clients’ success.We are committed to close personal service and providing exceptional financial and technical experience.Our firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients including financial statement preparation, bookkeeping, audits, reviews, compilations, tax planning and return services, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, bankruptcies, employee benefit plans and consulting services.

www.lefoldt.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Banquet Wine

MalekRemian LLC is a team of operations, interim management, corporate transaction, valuation and litigation support professionals providing services throughout the United States.We combine decades of experience with a hands-on client service model, personal commitment and on-call attention, devoted to helping you solve your business challenges and move forward.MalekRemian’s senior level expertise drives value-added results across a range of industries, including energy and power, financial services and real estate, healthcare, manufacturing, technology and transportation.

www.malekremian.com

About AIRA

AIRA is a nonprofit professional association serving the bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround practice area. AIRA's membership consists of accountants, financial advisors, investment bankers, attorneys, workout consultants, trustees, and others in the field of business turnaround, restructuring and bankruptcy. AIRA members are among the most trusted and sought-after professionals in matters dealing with limited capital resources and deteriorating operating performance.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Written cancellation for the conference or any excursions must be received by midnight on Monday, May 13, 2019 for a full refund less a $75 cancellation processing fee. No refunds will be given after May 13, 2019; substitutions are allowed.

National Registry of CPE Sponsors

"Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors" is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org/.

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