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June 10, 2011

Goldman joins disclosure fight over Lehman claims

"Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) and other banks fighting for control of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc's (LEHMQ.PK) bankruptcy have joined efforts to avoid sharing information about claims against the failed investment bank.

In court papers filed Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan, units of Goldman, Morgan Stanley (MS.N), Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) and others said a proposal by a group of Lehman bondholders would go "far beyond" bankruptcy rules.

The banks are part of a group proposing a plan to divvy up about $60 billion in the Lehman estate to pay back creditors of the company, which filed the biggest bankruptcy in U.S. history in September 2008. The bondholders, an ad hoc group led by hedge fund Paulson & Co, have filed a competing plan that would yield lower returns for the banks."

Read more here.

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June 7, 2011

THE INLAND EMPIRE BANKRUPTCY FORUM: AN EVENING WITH THE HON. WAYNE JOHNSON

June 14, 2011 Program

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A DISCUSSION BETWEEN JUDGE WAYNE JOHNSON AND ATTORNEY
JULIE PHILIPPI REGARDING JUDGE JOHNSON'S POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.

Help guide the discussion to address your questions or concerns. 

Please email your questions and comments for Judge Johnson to Julie Philippi at
[email protected] no later than June 7, 2011.

The Mission Inn
3649 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA

No Host Cocktails 6:00 p.m. 
Dinner 6:30 p.m. 
Program 7 p.m.

**Early Registration By June 9, 2011**
After June 9, 2011: Add $5
Members: $65 / Non-Members: $75 / Government Employees: $30
**Cancellation policy: no refunds after 6/9/11. No shows will be billed**

The Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum
6789 Quail Hill Parkway, #204, Irvine, California 92603

Visit us on the Web at WWW.IEBF.ORG

Questions may be directed to [email protected] or Phone/Fax (951) 479-3585

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June 6, 2011

Federal Practice in the Central District: Changes, Trends, and Updates 2011

06/16/2011

Presented by: Los Angeles County Bar Association
Subsection/Committee: Federal Courts Coordinating Committee
Co-Sponsored by: Litigation Law Section

Get an insider’s view of what’s new at the U.S. District Court for the Central
District of California from the judges themselves. Lawyers who practice in our
federal district court should not miss this program!

Some of the highlights of this program include:
• What lessons can judges who have presided over recent high profile cases share with you?
• What are the new developments on consenting to a magistrate judge trying your case?
• What are your Alternative Dispute Resolution options and opportunities in the Central District?
• What do the judges want you to know about the new Federal Pro Se Clinic and STAR Program?

Location:
Kyoto Grand Hotel
120 S. Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Parking:
Valet parking available at the Kyoto Grand Hotel for $12.00. Self parking is also
available at the hotel for $8.00.

Times:
Registration: 3:30-4:15 PM
Meal/Reception: 6:35-7:30 PM
Program: 4:15-6:35 PM

Prices:
CLE + PLUS Members without reception FREE
Judicial Officers FREE
CLE+PLUS Members with reception $85.00
ABTL, ASCDC, CAALA, and Federal Bar Association Members $150.00
Litigation Section Members $150.00
LACBA Members $175.00
All Others $225.00
8 Firm/Group Tickets $1,200.00

2.25 hrs CLE credit

For assistance with multiple registrations or if you wish to register by Phone with Visa,
MasterCard or American  Express please call our Member Services Department at (213) 896-6560
Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

For questions about programs or program registration, send e-mail to our Member
Services Department: [email protected]

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