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ALI Young Scholars Medal Conference: Law and Corporate Finance: Credit Markets and Corporate Reorganization

Please note: If you are an invitee you will be receiving a registration email to rsvp to the meeting and request your hotel reservation (arrival/departure dates). 

MEETING LOCATION: New York University School of Law
D'Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall Meeting Room
108 West Third St. New York, NY 10012
Directions to NYU

DINNER: Monday, April 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
1 E 15th Street, New York, NY 10003

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:  Hyatt Union Square 
134 Fourth Avenue
New York, NY 10003

*Enter your arrival & departure dates when you RSVP.
ALI will reserve your room. Please note that room & tax charges will be pre-paid by the ALI (up to two hotel nights maximum). A reservation confirmation will be emailed to you prior to the meeting. Upon check-in at the hotel, you will be asked to provide a credit card for any additional nights beyond the two covered by ALI, and for incidentals.

MATERIALS:   Download the Agenda

Additional materials can be found below. 
Panel 1: Flexible Lending Contracts (TIA etc.)
*Do Economic Conditions Drive DIP Loan Terms?
*Marblegate and the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 in the Second Circuit: What Happened? What Consequences?
*Three Ages of Bankruptcy
*The Trust Indenture Act of 1939 in Congress and the Courts in 2016: Bringing the SEC to the Table 
*Make-Whole Developments Outline

Panel 2: Limits on Leverage (Fraudulent Transfer etc.)
*Limits on Leverage 
*One-and-a-Half Badges of Fraud
*The Evolution of Valuation in Bankruptcy
*Market Evidence, Expert Opinion, and the Adjudicated Value of Distressed Businesses
*In re Iridium Operating LLC

Panel 3: Auctions (363 etc.)
*Preliminary Outline
*No Big Deal: The GM and Chrysler Cases in Context
*A Reassessment of Bankruptcy Reorganization After Chrysler and General Motors 

Panel 4: Puerto Rico (or Restructuring without Bankruptcy Precedent)
*Preliminary Outline 

EXPENSES: Actual and reasonable transportation, lodging (up to two hotel nights), and meal expenses incurred to attend this meeting are eligible for reimbursement by ALI. Please make your travel plans at the lowest cost available. Absent unusual circumstances, ALI will reimburse only (i) discounted, non-refundable coach airfares, (ii) non-Acela coach Amtrak fares, and (iii) taxi, UberX, and UberT fares (not limo, town car, UberBlack, UberSUV, or comparable services). ALI will reimburse UberXL fares if at least four meeting participants travel together; please note on your receipt who traveled with you.

Please make your travel plans at the lowest cost available, and help ALI minimize expenses by making your airline or train reservation at least four weeks in advance and by avoiding Uber surge pricing (please take a taxi or set the Uber app to notify you when surge pricing ends).
Download the expense form

DESCRIPTION: Every year the ALI sponsors a conference focusing on the work of a recipient of its Young Scholars Medal, which is a very prestigious award given every two years to the two most promising academics who have been teaching ten years or less. Professor Michael Simkovic of Seton Hall University School of Law, the 2015 ALI Young Scholars Medal Co-Recipient, is the organizer of this conference.

If you have any questions, please contact ALI Meeting Planner, Stephanie Zuba at 215-243-1657 or szuba@ali.org