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Emily Slater to speak on American Bankruptcy Institute Webinar

May 6, 2020

Burford Managing Director Emily Slater will be speaking on The American Bankruptcy Institute's webinar, Litigation Finance: Lessons from the Last Financial Crisis for the COVID-19 Downturn, on Wednesday May 6 from 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT.

This webinar will include insights from leading bankruptcy practitioners on how they used litigation finance, the benefits and potential concerns in litigation and litigation trusts arising from the Great Recession and how litigation finance can be a tool as we confront the economic fall-out from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Other panelists include:

  • Cathy Reece, Chair of the Financial Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice at Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, AZ
  • Eric Fisher, Partner at Binder & Schwartz in NYC, lead counsel for the UCC and the Avoidance Trust for the $1 billion Motors Avoidance Action arising from the GM bankruptcy
  • Marc Kirschner, Senior Managing Director of Goldin Associates in NYC, a leading bankruptcy advisor and trustee having served as trustee for recovery trusts in, among others, Tribune, Refco, Millennium Health and Yellowstone Mountain Club

With nearly 11,000 members, the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency.

Register for this webinar here.

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