Posts filed under “NCBJ Conference Programs”

Avoiding Potential Ethical Traps in Unbundling, Factoring, and Other Fee Arrangements in Consumer Cases

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 10:15 a.m. at the NCBJ Conference, a panel of experts will tackle all things concerning fee arrangements in consumer bankruptcy cases. More specifically, this panel will focus on the ethical pitfalls that consumer bankruptcy attorneys face when collecting fees for their work. Focusing on chapter 7, based on interviews […]

Fireside Chat with Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch

Have you ever had an interest in learning about the Highest Court in the Land, or about some of the obscure traditions practiced today in the sacred confines of the U.S. Supreme Court?  Have you ever wondered whether the amazing individuals who have achieved the lofty status of Justice are “real” people?  Well, this year […]

Blockchain Is Coming: Blockchain & Basics and How It Might Arrive at a Bankruptcy Near You

In the past several months, we have seen an uptick in crypto-related insolvencies.  In May 2019, the hacked cryptocurrency exchange, Cryptopia, filed for bankrutpcy relief in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.  In April 2019, QuadrigaCX, a Canadian crypto exchange, filed for filed for bankruptcy in Halifax.  In November […]

Facts About the 2019 NCBJ Annual Conference

Did you know that the 2019 Conference will … Include 4 plenary panels, 10 concurrent panels, and 3 distinguished speakers, with 16 of those offerings potentially qualifying for continuing legal education credits Feature a Fireside Chat with Justice Neil Gorsuch Showcase keynote presentations from Mark Zandi (Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics), and Christina Montgomery (Chief Privacy […]

The Blackshear Fellowship Program: Promoting Diversity in Bankruptcy Practice

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges will again select NCBJ Blackshear Fellows to attend its 2019 Annual Meeting from October 30, 2019 to November 2, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The Blackshear Fellowship Program is named in honor of our colleague Judge Cornelius Blackshear (Ret. S.D.N.Y.), who distinguished himself by his renowned scholarship and development of […]

Highlights of the 2019 NCBJ Annual Conference

It is hard to believe, but it is almost time for the 2019 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The NCBJ Education Committee has been working hard to put together a fantastic educational program. The program will celebrate the bankruptcy profession and over 40 years of practice under the Bankruptcy Code. The educational panels bring together […]

Find ABI @ NCBJ: Eight Exciting Educational Workshops and More

Start your 2019 NCBJ experience with ABI at the opening reception! On October 30, ABI’s Host Committee will welcome NCBJ attendees to the Nation’s Capital in style. Included in your NCBJ registration, the Opening Reception provides a welcoming opportunity to network and mingle with over 1,000 bankruptcy professionals in the beautiful atrium of the Marriott […]

Join Us for Yoga at the Conference

Come stretch before you sit all day! These yoga classes will be led in the Iyengar style, with a focus on opening up the body to create a greater sense of spaciousness and focus. The classes will include standing poses, balancing poses, front and back body extensions, twists, and restorative poses. If you have a […]