Monday, June 15, 2009

The Debts of the Spenders: Interdisciplinary Approach to the Credit Crisis

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

New York City Bar Center for CLE

42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

This program will explore the recent credit crisis and how it is affecting the practice of securities, bankruptcy and criminal law. A panel of speakers across the range of practices areas will discuss the intersection of these areas within the market over the last year. The speakers will focus on past events and how they see the likely development of various litigations and investigations currently underway. Issues to be explored include:

· SEC investigations in market manipulation with respect to trading in credit default swaps and short selling practices of numerous hedge funds

· Various criminal investigations being conducted in and around Lehman Brothers Holdings, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and AIG

· How bankruptcy practitioners are positioning themselves to best litigate these issues within the bankruptcy court or near-bankruptcy situations
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