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American Bankruptcy Institute Podcast

    Podcast Featuring Judges Marvin Isgur and David R. Jones - Ep. 244

    Podcast Featuring Judges Marvin Isgur and David R. Jones - Ep. 244

    Held in conjunction with Sheppard Mullin's "Restructure This!" podcast, this special ABI podcast features Bankruptcy Judges Marvin Isgur and David R. Jones of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (Houston) discussing a number of important issues, such as third-party releases and venue reform, with host Justin Bernbrock, a partner at Sheppard Mullin. Click below to listen.

    For previous episodes of ABI's podcasts, please click here. [https://www.abi.org/newsroom/podcasts] To listen to previous episodes of Sheppard Mullin's "Restructure This!" podcast, please click here. [https://www.sheppardmullin.com/podcasts-restructure-this-podcast]

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Interview with Sam Gerdano, Part 2 - Ep. 243

    Interview with Sam Gerdano, Part 2 - Ep. 243

    Latest ABI Podcast: Former ABI Executive Director Sam Gerdano Discusses His Transition from the Hill, the Growth of ABI and the Enactment of the Small Business Reorganization Act

    A special two-part podcast features ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle talking with former ABI Executive Director Sam Gerdano, an alumnus of Syracuse University, about his move from Capitol Hill to ABI, the growth of ABI as an organization, the enactment of the “Small Business Reorganization Act” and what may be on the horizon in Congress. Gerdano's reflections on his career were featured in the Bankruptcy Symposium edition of the Syracuse Law Review (scroll to "Book 2: Bankruptcy Symposium 2020-2021"). In addition to Gerdano's oral history, the edition features articles by many ABI members on key bankruptcy issues. Sen. Grassley also provided a foreword for the

    • 29 min
    Interview with Sam Gerdano, Part 1 - Ep. 242

    Interview with Sam Gerdano, Part 1 - Ep. 242

    Part I: Former ABI Executive Director Sam Gerdano Discusses His Career Arc Toward Bankruptcy, His Time on the Hill and the Enactment of Chapter 12

    A special two-part podcast features ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle talking with former ABI Executive Director Sam Gerdano, an alumnus of Syracuse University, about his career arc toward bankruptcy, chapter 12, how ABI has grown as an organization, and what bankruptcy policies he sees on the horizon for congressional consideration. The first podcast, accessible below, features Sam's insights on his move toward bankruptcy policy, his time on the Hill in Sen. Charles Grassley's (R-Iowa) office, and the enactment of chapter 12.

    Gerdano's reflections on his career were featured in the Bankruptcy Symposium edition of the Syracuse Law Review (scroll to "Book 2: Bankruptcy Symposium 2020-2021"). In addition to Gerdano's oral history, the edition features articles by many ABI members on key bankruptcy issues. Sen. Grassley also provided a foreword for the edition.

    https://lawreview.syr.edu/

    • 34 min
    Experts Examine Important Consumer Bankruptcy Law Changes Enacted in December. Ep. 241

    Experts Examine Important Consumer Bankruptcy Law Changes Enacted in December. Ep. 241

    Legislative measures throughout 2020 were aimed at providing economic stability to meet the challenges of the financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and December saw a flurry of activity that resulted in the Combined Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The $2.3 trillion spending bill combined $900 billion in stimulus relief for the COVID-19 pandemic with a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill for the 2021 federal fiscal year. The bill passed both chambers of Congress on Dec. 21 and was signed into law by the President on December 27. Within the nearly 5,600 pages of this bill were important changes to the Bankruptcy Code. In this podcast, ABI Consumer Committee Co-Chair Christopher L. Hawkins of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (Birmingham, Ala.) discusses the changes with Charissa Potts of Freedom Law, PC (Eastpointe, Mich.) and John Rao of the National Consumer Law Center (Boston).

    • 39 min
    Experts Unpack Important Commercial Bankruptcy Law Changes Enacted in December - Ep. 240

    Experts Unpack Important Commercial Bankruptcy Law Changes Enacted in December - Ep. 240

    Legislative measures throughout 2020 were aimed at providing economic stability to meet the challenges of the financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and December saw a flurry of activity that resulted in the Combined Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The $2.3 trillion spending bill combined $900 billion in stimulus relief for the COVID-19 pandemic with a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill for the 2021 federal fiscal year. The bill passed both chambers of Congress on Dec. 21 and was signed into law by the President on December 27. Within the nearly 5,600 pages of this bill were important changes to the Bankruptcy Code. In this podcast, ABI Legislation Committee Co-Chair Ferve Khan of BakerHostetler (New York) discusses the changes with Tiffany Payne Geyer of BakerHostetler (Orlando) and Tom Salerno of Stinson LLP (Phoenix).

    • 30 min
    Issues Confronting Bankruptcy and Insurance Law - Ep. 239

    Issues Confronting Bankruptcy and Insurance Law - Ep. 239

    ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle talks with Susan N.K. Gummow of Foran Glennon (Chicago) about key issues confronting bankruptcy and insurance jurisprudence. Gummow is the author of the recently released Bankruptcy and Insurance Law Manual, Fourth Edition, and discusses key scenarios, strategies and cases at the intersection of bankruptcy and insurance law.

    • 32 min

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