What GCs Need to Know About Vendor, Customer and Competitor Bankruptci
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What GCs Need to Know About Vendor, Customer and Competitor Bankruptcies


Practice Areas:
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
Faculty :
Tobias Keller  |  Jane Kim  |  Ted Storey
Course Levels:
Beginner
Duration:
1 hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
May 09, 2018


Course Description

Course Description

Ted Storey, former General Counsel of Round Table Pizza, joins Tobias Keller and Jane Kim, to discuss a range of issues commonly presented to healthy companies when vendors, customers or competitors file bankruptcy cases. These issues include engaging in competitive behaviors, recovering claims and evaluating ongoing credit exposure, and protecting against common motions and actions taken in bankruptcy.

Course Learning Objectives

General counsel will learn to issue-spot in the event of a competitor, vendor or customer bankruptcy.

Topics/Agenda

The Good

  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Competitive Advantage in the Market
  • Acquisition Opportunities
The Bad
  • Contracts with Debtors
  • Continuing Credit Risk
  • Post Petition Trade Claims
  • Preferences
  • Fraudulent Transfers
  • Speculative Lawsuits
  • Notice & Issues of Due Process

CLE Credits

Select Counsel has applied for credit in CA, IL, OH, TX, VA, and WA.

MCLE credit for this activity has been granted for this program for the below mandatory CLE states. 


California

This course has been approved for 1 MCLE General Credit(s) in California of which 0 are Legal Ethics, 0 are Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession, 0 are Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse/Mental Illness that Impairs Professional Competence.


Illinois

This course has been approved for 1 MCLE General Credit(s) in Illinois of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Professional Responsibility credit.


Ohio

This course has been approved for 1 CLE Credit(s) in Ohio of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.


Washington

This course has been approved for 1 CLE Credit(s) in Washington of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.


Other MCLE Jurisdictions

MCLE is pending for the above states that are not listed independently that Select Counsel applied for approval.

The following jurisdictions allow reciprocity for courses approved in other MCLE jurisdictions:Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, and Oregon.

States that allow an attorney to apply or self-report CLE credit are: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.


Course Materials

Faculty

Tobias Keller Related seminars and products: 1

Keller & Benvenutti LLP


Keller & Benvenutti counsels clients in a variety of industries dealing with financial distress, advising on dislocations arising from excessive leverage, uncontrolled litigation, or unanticipated employee or vendor problems, and the governance questions that arise in connection with those challenges.

PRACTICE FOCUS: Bankruptcy and Restructuring

PRIOR ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Jones Day, Partner

LAW SCHOOL: Stanford Law School

LOCATION: San Francisco




Jane Kim Related seminars and products: 1

Keller & Benvenutti LLP


Keller & Benvenutti is a nationally ranked bankruptcy boutique founded by two Jones Day partners in 2013 and comprised entirely of former Big Law attorneys. We provide senior legal advice to our corporate clients who are or may become involved in bankruptcy or restructuring situations, including debtors, investors, purchasers, and other creditors. Before joining Keller & Benvenutti in 2014, Jane was associated with Cleary Gottlieb, where she represented Nortel Networks Inc. as it filed its chapter 11 petition and operated and sold its assets within bankruptcy, as well as the Federal Reserve System in the days leading up to Lehman's chapter 11 filing.


PRACTICE FOCUS: Bankruptcy and Restructuring

PRIOR ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Cleary Gottlieb, Associate

LAW SCHOOL: Harvard University

LOCATION: San Francisco




Ted Storey Related seminars and products: 1

Ted Storey


Ted Storey was General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Business Development at Round Table Pizza, Inc. until Fall 2017 when he helped engineer the company’s sale. Mr. Storey was with Round Table for 20 years after being in private practice in San Francisco. In addition to his experience in bankruptcy restructuring on both the debtor and creditor sides, Mr. Storey is has extensive experience in franchising, ESOPs, employment law, real estate and corporate governance.  He has a JD from U.C. Berkeley School of Law and a BA from Columbia University.


PRIOR ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Former General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Business Development at Round Table Pizza, Inc.


LAW SCHOOL: UC Berkeley Law School




MCLE Information

MCLE Information for Live Webinar, Webcast
& Video replay with Live Q&A

General Information

Please note that Select Counsel delivers multiple live webinars, webcasts and video replays with live Q & A. Please view a specific course program’s description page or marketing materials for information indicating the jurisdictions a specific program is eligible for credit.

Accreditation Information

Select Counsel applies for credit for it’s live webinars, webcasts and video replays with live question and answer in the following states:

  • California
  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania*
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington

Select Counsel does not seek direct accreditation in AL, AK, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, GU, HI, IN, IA, ID,  KY, LA, MN, NE, ME, MO, MP, MS, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NV, NC, ND, OK, OR,  PR, RI, SC, TN, UT, VI, VT, WI, WV and WY.  However, if there is a high demand for a particular state during the registration process, Select Counsel will consider submitting an application for accreditation in that state. Meanwhile, most states allow for Course Approval Reciprocity or Attorney Submitted Applications for Accreditation.  Please see details below.

* Pennsylvania CLE credit will not be available for the first five video replays with live Q&A.

Course Approval Reciprocity

Select Counsel has applied for course approval in CA, IL, OH, PA, TX, VA and WA.The following states allow attorneys to earn CLE credit through reciprocity from a course or course provider that meets the basic requirements for approval in that state.  States that allow reciprocity for courses approved in other jurisdictions below.  Click any of the states  below for rules and regulations regarding reciprocity in that  below state.

Self-Reporting/Accreditation States

Select Counsel has submitted applications for course approval in CA, IL, OH, PA, TX, VA and WA. Select Counsel has not submitted applications in the states listed below.  Many states allow attorneys to submit a course for approval and/or self-report their attendance to the their MCLE Board if it has not been submitted by the sponsor of the course. Currently attorneys who participate in a Select Counsel course who want CLE for the states listed below need to apply/report directly with that state. However, if there is a high demand for a particular state during the registration process, Select Counsel will consider submitting an application for accreditation in that state.

  • Alabama
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

At this time, Kansas requires the sponsor of all non-traditional format courses to submit the program application. (Kansas will not accept an application from an individual lawyer.)

Please note that some states have accreditation fees. In addition, some states may not approve specific programs, formats, or topics for credit. This list is a general guide only. Specific information about your state accreditation requirements can be found on your state's regulator page. For contact state regulator contact information please visit the Continuing Legal Education Regulators Association at www.clereg.org

Certificates of Attendance and Tracking

For each webinar, webcast or video replay with live Q&A, Select Counsel will be tracking your attendance through participation codes that pop up during the presentation. Instructions on how to use these participation codes, along with information about how to retrieve your credit will be provided to you prior, during and after the completion of the program.

Upon completion of the course you will receive a either a state specific certificate of attendance for the courses that Select Counsel applied for or a Uniform Certificate of Attendance for states that have reciprocity or are self applying/reporting states.  

State by State reporting instructions will be included with each certificate of attendance. You will receive this information via email, as well as in a handout that can be accessed before, during and after the course in your customer account.

Participation Reporting

Select Counsel only applies for course approval in the following states: CA, IL, OH, PA, TX, VA and WA,.  Select Counsel will report attendance in any of the above states (e.g. PA) that require the provider to report attendance.  For states that allow course approval reciprocity and/or that attorneys are self-reporting/applying, Select Counsel will guide you to the appropriate forms and governing bodies. All information about reporting credit to your state will be provided as a hand out prior, during and after the completion of the course.

A Note About MCLE Credit

The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only. Each state has its own rules and regulations indicating what qualifies for CLE credit. Certain programs, subjects, and formats may not receive credit in some states and there may be specific rules regarding who may earn credit or the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned with specific formats.  Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules. For contact information, go to www.clereg.org

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