BBA Webinar: 2020 Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar: Part 2 (6/25/2020)

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Product No: 35510
Duration: 2.10 Hours
Publish Date : 6/25/2020

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This webinar is part 2 of the 2020 Bench Meets Bar, and is an opportunity for bankruptcy professionals to hear from the Massachusetts Bankruptcy Judges and bankruptcy practitioners about legal issues that have arisen in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will include the following topics:

Impact of COVID-19 Emergency Measures on Chapter 13
This panel will discuss impacts of COVID-19 pandemic emergency measures on Chapter 13 practice, including the following:

  • Changes to bankruptcy law under the CARES Act.
  • Massachusetts Emergency Act (H.4647) placing a moratorium on foreclosures and evictions and its potential impact on the bankruptcy practice.
  • Potential pre-emption issues that have arisen in with respect to prior foreclosure prevention laws passed in Massachusetts.

The Small Business Reorganization Act In Action
This panel’s discussion will include the following:

  • Legal opinions regarding new Subchapter V of Chapter 11 since it became effective in February and how the holdings in these cases might impact future filings.
  • Steve Weiss, the first appointed small business SubChapter V trustee in Massachusetts, will discuss his (evolving) approach to SBRA cases as a trustee and how he expects to conduct the initial meeting with the debtor and the status conference.


Hon. Christopher J. Panos
U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Hon. Melvin S. Hoffman
U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Hon. Frank J. Bailey
U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Hon. Janet E. Bostwick
U.S. Bankruptcy Court

William K. Harrington
U.S. Department of Justice - Office of the U.S. Trustee

Carolyn A. Bankowski
Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee

Steven Weiss
Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, PC

David A Mawhinney
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP - Boston Office

Marques C. Lipton
Parker & Associates

Marcus E. Pratt
Korde & Associates, P.C.

Sarah K Tricot
Murphy & King

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