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November 22, 2011


FINANCIAL LAWYERS CONFERENCE -- Thursday, December 8, 2011

214 Main Street, #336, El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 322-1350 · Fax (310) 615-4581
WEB SITE: www.financiallawyers.org

Constructive Trust And Other Non-Bankruptcy Law Rights And Remedies: Do You Have More Than A General Unsecured Claim?
Reflecting the fundamental bankruptcy principle providing for equality of treatment of creditors, the definition of ‘claim’ under section 101(5) of the Bankruptcy Code is extremely broad. At the same time, there is a fundamental bankruptcy principle that a debtor’s rights and interests in property are defined by non-bankruptcy law. Sometimes these principles are in conflict. The program will discuss some of these conflicts, including:

* Constructive and resulting trusts
* Escrows and express trusts
* Specific performance, reformation, and rescission
* Environmental liabilities
David Shemano, Peitzman, Weg & Kempinsky LLP
Mark Shinderman, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Beverly Hilton Hotel
9876 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, California

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Registration and Cocktail
Reception with Appetizers & Buffet
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Program
$70.00 FLC Member
$85.00 Nonmembers
$40.00 Lawyers in Gov’t Svc.

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November 21, 2011

Judge rejects Las Vegas Monorail budget plan

"A federal judge has rejected the Las Vegas Monorail's plan for financial solvency.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Bruce Markell rejected Friday the monorail's plan to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy because the terms 'doom it to failure.' "

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Jefferson County bankruptcy: Sewer receiver John Young's role to be focus of hearing today

"The pivotal arguments on court-appointed receiver John S. Young's future are set for today in Jefferson County's bankruptcy case, arguments some legal experts say are eventually destined for the U.S. Supreme Court."

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