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Wednesday, August 11

8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Scuba Adventure

Sponsored by BMC Group

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Opening Reception

Sponsored by Bankruptcy Law Section, Hawai'i State Bar

Thursday, August 12

8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Optional Event: Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site Tour: Home of the King

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 a.m.

Conference Welcome

8:45-10:15 a.m.

Plenary Session: Past Presidents Panel: Current Developments in Bankruptcy and Reorganization

Melissa Kibler Knoll, Moderator

Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC; Chicago

John W. Ames

Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC; Louisville, Ky.

Robert M. Fishman

Shaw Gussis Fishman Glantz Wolfson & Towbin LLC; Chicago

Reginald W. Jackson

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP; Columbus, Ohio

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m.-12:00 noon

Concurrent Sessions (3)

Recent Developments in Asset Sales

James T. Markus

Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC; Denver

Tom E. Roesser

Carlsmith Ball LLP; Honolulu

Keith J. Shapiro

Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Chicago

Hon. Gregg W. Zive

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Nev.); Reno

 

Ponzi Schemes in Bankruptcy

Ford Elsaesser

Elsaesser, Jarzabek, Anderson, Marks, Elliott & McHugh, Chtd.; Sandpoint, Idaho

Jerrold K. Guben

O'Connor Playdon & Guben LLP; Honolulu

Brian L. Shaw

Shaw Gussis Fishman Glantz Wolfson & Towbin LLC; Chicago

 

Asian Insolvency Law

Stephen B. Darr, Moderator

Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC; Boston

Prof. Charles D. Booth

Institute of Asian-Pacific Business Law
William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; Honolulu

Cosimo Borrelli

Borrelli Walsh; Hong Kong

George M. Kelakos

Kelakos Advisors LLC; Greenwich, Conn. & Salans; New York

John Matthew Marsden

JSM; Hong Kong

Shinjiro Takagi

Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.; Tokyo, Japan

1:00-6:00 p.m.

Optional Event: Golf Tournament

 

Optional Event: Kilauea Volcano Flightseeing Tours

7:00 p.m.

Speaker/Sponsor Dinner (by invitation only)

Sponsored by ABI and the Hawai'i Bankruptcy Workshop Advisory Board

Friday, August 13

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Optional Event: Parker Ranch Tour

8:30-10:00 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions (2)

 

Cross-Border Insolvency, with a Discussion of Inbound and Outbound Issues

Prof. Charles D. Booth, Moderator

Institute of Asian-Pacific Business Law

William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; Honolulu

Cosimo Borrelli

Borrelli Walsh; Hong Kong

Van Durrer

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Los Angeles

Hon. Allan L. Gropper

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.N.Y.); New York

George M. Kelakos

Kelakos Advisors LLC; Greenwich, Conn. & Salans; New York

John Matthew Marsden

JSM; Hong Kong

Shinjiro Takagi

Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.; Tokyo, Japan

 

Success Strategies for Pre-Arranged Chapter 11 Cases (Chrysler/Lehman/GM)

Robert J. Keach

Bernstein Shur; Portland, Maine

Michael P. Richman

Patton Boggs LLP; New York

Bettina M. Whyte

Bridge Associates LLC; Amenia, N.Y.

Hon. Gregg W. Zive

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Nev.); Reno

10:00-10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m.-12:00 noon

Concurrent Workshops (3)

 

Individual Chapter 11 Cases

Hon. Robert J. Faris

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Haw.); Honolulu

Patricia A. Redmond

Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA; Miami

James Patrick Shea

Shea & Carlyon, Ltd.; Las Vegas

James A. Wagner

Wagner Choi & Verbrugge; Honolulu

 

Real Estate Bankruptcy Cases

Deborah D. Williamson (Moderator)

Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated; San Antonio

Geoffrey L. Berman

Development Specialists, Inc.; Los Angeles

Hon. Lloyd King

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Haw.); Honolulu

Simon Klevansky

Klevansky Piper Van Etten, LLP; Honolulu

 

PRC Insolvency Law: The New PRC Bankruptcy Law, NPLs and Out-of-Court Workouts

George M. Kelakos, Moderator

Kelakos Advisors LLC; Greenwich, Conn. & Salans; New York

Prof. Charles D. Booth

Institute of Asian-Pacific Business Law
William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; Honolulu

Cosimo Borrelli

Borrelli Walsh; Hong Kong

Brent C. Carlson

AlixPartners LLP; San Francisco

Hon. Allan L. Gropper

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.N.Y.); New York

Mike Harris

Gao Fei, Beijing

John Matthew Marsden

JSM; Hong Kong

Malhar Pagay

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP; Los Angeles

Zhao Bing

King & Wood; Beijing

1:00-6:00 p.m.

Optional Event: Sport Fishing Tournament

 

Optional Event: Tennis Tournament

7:00-10:00 p.m.

Final Night Luau

Saturday, August 14

8:30-10:00 a.m.

Breakfast Program: Evidence Demonstration

Rudy J. Cerone

McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC; New Orleans

Hon. Barry Russell

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (C.D. Calif.); Los Angeles

Lynnette R. Warman

Hunton & Williams LLP; Dallas

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Multimedia Ethics Extravaganza!

Prof. Nancy B. Rapoport

William S. Boyd School of Law
University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Las Vegas

12:00 Noon

Adjourn