The AC20
Virtual Series

June 2-24, 2020

Join AIRA next month for the AC20 Virtual Series, an in–depth virtual conference comprising a series of webinars that will present the complete education program we planned for the live conference. The AC20 Virtual Series offers you the opportunity to participate in both preconference programs – Bankruptcy Taxation and Financial Advisors’ Toolbox – 16 sessions on the hottest topics and developments in bankruptcy and restructuring, plus hear from two keynote speakers.

From the comfort of your home or office, participants have the opportunity to earn up to 37 CPE/28 CLE* credits.

*CLE applications pending approval.




Thu, June 18, 2020

“Human trafficking and Money Laundering"

Anita's presentation will focus on defining human trafficking and spotting the red flags in financial institutions and corporations, etc. She will talk about how profitable the industry is, how it affects businesses and what can be done about it.

Wed, June 24, 2020

“Sports, Economics and the Law"

Important legislation and cases that have shaped how professional sports leagues function and are constrained. Plus, the economics of college athletics, including the case for paying players.


AlixPartners, LLP
Conway MacKenzie, Inc.
Deloitte Turnaround & Restructuring
Duane Morris LLP
FTI Consulting, Inc.
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
Alvarez & Marsal
ArentFox Schiff LLP
CohnReznick LLP
Piper Sandler & Co.
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.
Bederson LLP
Development Specialists, Inc.
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Summit Investment Management LLC
Foley & Lardner LLP
R3M Law
Jones Walker LLP
Malek Capital Advisors
Bachecki Crom & Co., LLP



Thank you to the Co–Chairs and Planning Committee for their hard work and time in making this year’s virtual conference a big success!


Alpesh Amin, Conway MacKenzie
Jean Hosty, Piper Sandler & Co.
Nancy Peterman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Preconference Co–Chairs

Bankruptcy Taxation

  • Andrew Barg, CIRA, Barg & Henson CPAs, PLLC
  • Kimberly Lam, CIRA, Bachecki, Crom & Co., LLP

Financial Advisors’ Toolbox

  • Karl Knechtel, CIRA, Knechtel Advisors
  • Jordana Renert, Arent Fox LLP

Planning Committee

Jim Bienias, AlixPartners, LLP
Duncan Bourne, CIRA, Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd
Catalin Diaconu, CIRA, High Ridge Partners
Jonathan Friedland, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP
Dan Hugo, FTI Consulting, Inc.

Thomas Jeremiassen, CIRA, Development Specialists, Inc.
Kristina Johnson, Jones Walker LLP
Brandon Karpeles, CIRA, Wintrust
Edna Lee, Ernst & Young LLP
Rob Loh, CIRA, Huron
Ken Malek, CIRA, CDBV, MalekRemian

Richard E. Mikels, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
Joanne Molinaro, Foley & Lardner LLP
James Nugent, Huron
Nick Payne, Siena Lending
Brian Soper, Stretto
Michael Sullivan, CIRA, Deloitte

About AIRA

AIRA is a nonprofit professional association serving the bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround practice area. AIRA's membership consists of accountants, financial advisors, investment bankers, attorneys, workout consultants, trustees, and others in the field of business turnaround, restructuring and bankruptcy. AIRA members are among the most trusted and sought-after professionals in matters dealing with limited capital resources and deteriorating operating performance.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refunds and Cancellations Policy—Cancellations made 3 or more days prior to a webinar are eligible for a refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 3 days prior to a webinar. Substitutions are allowed with written notice at least 3 days in advance of the webinar.

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