Financial Poise™ Webinars Announces "Defending Against Bankruptcy Avoidance Actions,” Premiering May 18th, 2pm CST Through Thomson Reuters/West LegalEdcenter

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the May 18th premiere of a new webinar “Defending Against Bankruptcy Avoidance Actions,” designed for attorneys and business owners. ModeratorJack Barber of Crowe Horwath joins panelists from Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer, Foley & Lardner and Acumen Recovery Services to discuss the laws that apply to bankruptcy avoidance actions and anticipating and defending against these claims.

Business owners and executives, and the attorneys and other professional who advise them, need to be prepared for the possibility that ordinary business activities will lead to litigation. Internal disputes sometimes arise among the owners, shareholders, and investors who participate in a business. Businesses themselves often face disputes with their business partners, vendors, suppliers, and creditors. Financial Poise’s™ Complex Financial Litigation series will familiarize you with the common types of business litigation and will help you understand the common issues that arise in these disputes.

Join leading experts in this field as they walk you through discussions of these complex topics in plain English so that you are prepared when the next dispute arises.

As with all Financial Poise™ webinars, each episode in the series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes, and listeners will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or all of the programs.

Episode #4 of the COMPLEX FINANCIAL LITIGATION 2016 series is "Defending Against Bankruptcy Avoidance Actions" airing on May 18, 2016 at 2pm CST (Register Here). Moderator Jack Barber of Crowe Horwath will be joined by Michael A. Cohen of Acumen Recovery Services, Michael Brandess of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer and Robert Bressler of Foley & Lardner.

When a company or person enters bankruptcy, the debtor or its bankruptcy trustee may invoke provisions of the Bankruptcy Code to “avoid” transfers of money or property that the debtor made going bankrupt. Businesses and individuals that dealt with the debtor in the months before the bankruptcy may face claims called avoidance actions in which the debtor or bankruptcy trustee demands payment of money or return of property. The money and property recovered by avoidance actions then enters the bankruptcy estate and can be used to satisfy creditors’ claims against the debtor. This webinar explains the laws that apply to bankruptcy avoidance actions and provides best practices for anticipating and defending against such claims.

Financial Poise provides unbiased news, continuing education, and intelligence to private business owners, executives, investors, and their trusted advisors. For more information contact Emily Goldin at egoldin(at)financialpoise(dot)com or 312-469-0135.

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