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Around the Circuits in 80 Days: An Ethical Tour of Bankruptcy Court (5th & 11th Circuits)


In 2005, Chapter 15 was added to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Its express purpose is to "provide effective mechanisms for dealing with insolvency cases involving debtors, assets, claimants, and other parties of interest involving more than one country." It is such a complicated and evolving area of the law that this course is presented in two parts by two Circuits!

Part I (5th Circuit): Identifying and Resolving the Tough Issues

This presentation explores the history of Chapter 15: why it came to be, its importance and role, when you might encounter it, and its limits. Through storytelling, learners will gain an understanding of the provision's scope and the ethical oddities that occur when U.S. law meets a foreign jurisdiction.


Sander L. Esserman, Esq. Hon. Harlin D. HaleĀ 

Part II (11th Circuit): Location, Location, Location

This presentation is a deep-dive into the complicated aspects of inbound insolvency cases, foreign governments, U.S. assets, global citizens and fraud cases. Learners receive insights into the logistics of Chapter 15 such as dealing with witnesses, defendants, and process servers.


Leyza Blanco, Esq. Sonia E. Colon, Esq. Hon. Laurel M. Isicoff

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Continental Bundle (11 programs @ 40% discount):
  • Members and Alumni: $198.00
  • Non-members: $297.00
Regional Bundle (6 programs @ 25% discount):
  • Members and Alumni: $135.00
  • Non-members: $202.50
Local Bundle (3 programs @ 15% discount):
  • Members and Alumni: $76.50
  • Non-members: $114.75
Per program:
  • Members and Alumni: $30
  • Non-members: $45