Top Things You Wish You Knew: White Collar Criminal Law and Bankruptcy

Legal Area:        Criminal Litigation Trial Appellate Bankruptcy Business
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $25.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        01/31/2021

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

This excellent CLE presentation will examine common white collar criminal and bankruptcy issues that often arise in litigation and transactions. The program will provide a primer on FCPA, accurate disclosures, Fifth Amendment, as well as other topics so that attendees can promptly identify red flags in their civil / bankruptcy matters. If you have limited knowledge of white collar criminal issues and/or bankruptcy law… this presentation is for you! This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on June 07, 2019.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Purpose of Bankruptcy

  • Rule 2004 Exams

  • Meeting of Creditors

  • Types of Bankruptcy Crimes

  • When Civil Cases Turn Criminal

  • Scope and Impact of the Fifth Amendment

  • When Cases Collide ...

  • Speakers:

    Demetra Liggins, who is an attorney with the firm of Thompson & Knight LLP.  Among her many Distinctions/Honors:The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law), 2018-2020; Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business), 2016-2019; Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business), 2005, 2007-2011, 2013-2015. More information may be found on her firm's website.

    Ashlee McFarlane, who is an attorney with the firm of Gerger Khalil & Hennessy, LLP.  Among her many Distinctions/Honors: HHS Inspector General’s Award for Integrity (2018); Health & Human Services Inspector General Award for Excellence (2016); IRS Criminal Investigation’s Recognition for Outstanding Support (2016); Assistant Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service (2015). More information may be found on her firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. (PLEASE NOTE: This course DOES include attendance verification for attorneys licensed in states which require it, such as New York & Tennessee). Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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