ACC Houston and The Texas Lawbook CLE Webinar: The Bankruptcy Pandemic

July 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
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ACC Houston and The Texas Lawbook CLE Webinar
The Bankruptcy Pandemic | 12:00 noon to 1:15 PM | The Texas Lawbook

Texas is witnessing a record number of businesses filing for Chapter 11 protection due to the decline in commodity prices and the COVID-19 pandemic. This webcast will examine the numbers, why companies are choosing their law firms, how clients and firms select their venue to file and what makes for a successful restructuring. 1.0 hours CLE - TX (includes 0.50 hours Ethics credits)


Andrew Wright, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Talen Energy (former General Counsel at Energy Future Holdings)
Victoria Lazar (former Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Bristow Group
Gary Kennedy (former General Counsel at American Airlines)
Alfredo R. Perez, Managing Partner, Weil


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Credits: 1.0 hours CLE - TX (includes 0.50 hours Ethics credits)
State: TX


Elena Baer
Phone: 346.336.6154
E-mail: [email protected]

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