Common Bankruptcy Pitfalls: Preferences, Fraudulent Transfer and Automatic Stay

Legal Area:        Bankruptcy Family Business Civil Litigation Trial Appellate
Total Credit Hours:        1.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $25.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        11/30/2018

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide important information and a high level discussion covering areas generally helpful for non-bankrupcty practitioners to know, as well as occasionally addressing specific issues which will require a bankruptcy lawyer. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on December 15, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Subjects and speakers for this course include:

    • Bankruptcy Overview and Types

    • Chapter 7 - Liquidation

    • Chapter 11 - Reorganization

    • Chapter 13 - Personal Reorganization

    • Commencement of the Case

    • Property of the Estate

    • The Automatic Stay - Section 362

    • Common Stay Violations and Relief

    • Preference Claims - Section 547

    • Well Known and Lesser Know Defenses to Preferences

    • Fraudulent Transfer Claims - Section 544 and 548

    • "Actual" Intent Cases and Constructive Fraudulent Transfer Cases

    The speaker for this course is Joshua W. Wolfshohl, who is a Partner with the firm of Porter Hedges LLP. His practice focuses on corporate reorganizations and restructurings, acquisitions within the bankruptcy context, bankruptcy litigation and creditors' rights. His experience includes representing trustees, plan agents and corporate clients in cases involving complex commercial litigation and a wide range of bankruptcy issues, including institutional and corporate creditors in some of the country's largest Chapter 11 cases. Joshua's experience also includes general civil litigation in both federal and state courts, including appeals before federal and state appellate courts. Chambers USA recognizes Joshua among the leading lawyers in Bankruptcy/Restructuring law in Texas. He was also selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars from 2007-2013, Texas Super Lawyers from 2013-2017 and The Best Lawyers in America in 2018. An extensive biography for Joshua Wolfshohl may be found on his firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
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