CONFERENCE

SPONSORS

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Thu, 8:30PM-9:30PM

Awards Sponsor

AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. Our clients include companies, corporate boards, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and others. Founded in 1981, AlixPartners is headquartered in New York, and has offices in more than 20 cities around the world. For more information, visit www.alixpartners.com.

 

www.alixpartners.com

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Wed, 6:30PM-8:00PM

Opening Reception

Conway MacKenzie, now part of Riveron, provides deep finance, operations and industry expertise in complex turnaround and restructuring situations. Our mandate is simple and direct: improve results and restore value to our clients’ businesses and their stakeholders, through strategies such as reducing costs, resolving production problems, restructuring the balance sheet, and reestablishing credibility with lenders and other creditors. With over 500 advisory experts in 13 offices across the United States, Riveron partners with clients to successfully prepare for and execute change across the entire transaction and business lifecycle, in both healthy and distressed environments. 

www.conwaymackenzie.com

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Wifi Internet

Deloitte CRG is a leader in helping organizations transform periods of financial difficulty or crisis into opportunities for rejuvenation. Having led both large multinational organizations and mid-market companies through unprecedented challenges, we apply our unrivalled experience and superior foresight to achieve successful outcomes for our clients, their creditors, and equity holders. Whether the goal is to enhance the performance of a healthy company, assume an interim leadership role, or guide stakeholders through complex bankruptcy reorganization, our team works closely with the client to quickly understand their business and most pressing issues and then advise them on how to move ahead with confidence.

www.deloitte.com/us/crg

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Wed, 6:30PM-8:00PM

Opening Reception

Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today's legal and business challenges.  For three decades, our Wilmington office has been an integral part of the firm’s national Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring practice, serving the needs of clients in Delaware and around the world.  The Wilmington office provides a wide range of corporate and commercial services, including sophisticated estate planning, trust administration and fiduciary litigation to individuals, corporate fiduciaries, business owners and charitable organizations.

 

www.duanemorris.com

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Conference App

Epiq is a worldwide provider of legal services and technology, serving law firms, corporations, financial institutions and government agencies–helping them manage the complex data and logistics of eDiscovery, bankruptcy and class action. Our clients include leading law firms, corporate legal departments, bankruptcy trustees, governmental agencies, mortgage processors, financial institutions and professional advisors. In the restructuring space, Epiq provides full support for all types of bankruptcy and restructuring cases for companies of all sizes, including lean staffing, pre-filing counselling, claims management, balloting and solicitation, noticing and communication, disbursement, virtual data rooms and data collection preservation.

www.epiqglobal.com

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Tote Bags

FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political and regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle — from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

 

www.fticonsulting.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner

Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving sustainable results in partnership with its clients. We offer a full suite of business advisory services in key areas, including capital advisory, commercial dispute advisory, investment banking, operational improvement, restructuring & turnaround, transaction advisory, and valuation. Our senior-level team members possess deep operating experience in a range of industries, with many serving as C-level executives. This enables us to efficiently analyze a situation and apply our knowledge to identify and implement value creation strategies. Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their industries and businesses.

www.huronconsultinggroup.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP (PSZJ) is the nation’s leading corporate restructuring boutique, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wilmington, Del., New York and Costa Mesa. PSZJ attorneys are experienced in representing all major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts, including debtors, committees, trustees, bondholders, asset-purchasers and third-party plan proponents. PSZJ also handles sophisticated business litigation and transactional matters as part of its renowned U.S. News & World Report “Tier One” restructuring practice.

www.pszjlaw.com

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Thu, 9:30PM-11:00PM

Dessert Reception

PwC’s crisis and restructuring professionals advise on solutions for a range of needs. We work with companies to evaluate strategic and financial alternatives and assist with corporate reorganizations, evaluating liquidity positions and advising on operating efficiency and margin enhancement. We help organizations execute the quick, decisive action necessary to pivot them towards a stronger future.

www.pwc.com

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Wed, 5:30PM-6:30PM

Young Professionals Reception (35 and under)

Privately-held since 1983, Alvarez & Marsal is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, restructuring & turnaround and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. We advise on every aspect of the process from strategic direction to liquidity management to business plan development, helping management, investors, or creditors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. We fill executive officer roles, on an interim basis, to help guide companies through crises and other challenging business or economic environments.

 

www.alvarezandmarsal.com

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Thu, 6:30PM-7:30PM

Cocktail Reception

Smart In Your World

Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. With more than 450 lawyers and professionals, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations.

 

www.arentfox.com

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Fri, 12:00PM-1:30PM

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker

CohnReznick Advisory offers a global team of professionals dedicated to helping organizations address many different challenges resulting from growth, economic issues, opportunities, or crises. We work side-by-side with your team to identify and implement effective solutions to help your organization optimize profitability and growth, improve workflow and performance, manage cyber and privacy risk, or respond to natural or man-made disasters.  Our Restructuring team brings together an award winning multidisciplinary team that works alongside our clients to resolve financial distress and disputes, as well as serving interim industry and fiduciary experts.  To learn more visit cohnreznick.com/restructuring.

 

www.cohnreznick.com

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Fri, 6:00PM-11:00PM

An Evening at Second City

Ernst & Young’s global network of restructuring professionals can help you develop financial and operational strategies to help improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Where ever you are located, our multi-disciplinary team offers integrated, objective advice and helps you to evaluate capital options, improve the benefits of transactions and achieve your strategic goals —whether you are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring your business or dealing with under performance or cash management. We provide you with creative, collaborative advice supported by our significant industry and sector knowledge to create a tailored approach for you.

 

www.ey.com

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Thu, 7:30AM-8:30AM

Breakfast

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is a global law firm with 2,100 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Attorneys in the Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice provide clients with deep insight and knowledge acquired over decades of advisory and litigation experience. The group has a broad and diverse range of experience developing creative and effective strategies to address the highly complex issues that arise in connection with in- and out-of-court reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, liquidations, and distressed acquisitions and sales, both domestically and in cross-border proceedings.

www.gtlaw.com

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Key Cards

Piper Sandler is a leading investment bank and institutional securities firm. At Piper Sandler, we help clients Realize the Power of Partnership®. Through a distinct combination of candid counsel, focused expertise and empowered employees, we deliver insight and impact to each and every relationship. We transcend transactions to define possibilities—enabling clients to achieve their short-term goals while realizing their long-term vision.

www.psc.com

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Fri, 7:30AM-8:30AM

Breakfast

Porzio has proudly served the legal needs of our clients since our inception. Along with our continued commitment to providing outstanding legal services, Porzio has evolved as a pioneer in the legal industry. Our three wholly-owned subsidiaries offer services and products to help our clients address business needs from compliance consulting and regulatory software, to data privacy and lobbying. We are innovative entrepreneurs who develop approaches that leverage our expertise, ingenuity, and technology to benefit our clients. Committed to excellence and diversity, we recognize that our success is directly related to that of our clients.

www.pbnlaw.com

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Fri, 10:30AM-11:00AM

Refreshment Break

Bederson is a full service accounting and advisory firm with offices in Fairfield and West Orange, New Jersey.  The firm’s West Orange office comprises six partners, professional and support staff solely dedicated to providing insolvency and litigation services. For close to ten years, the firm has attained top recognition by New Jersey’s legal community for service expertise in bankruptcy, business valuations, forensic accounting and business accounting. Bederson is privileged to have helped clients in the legal community, private business and home offices reach optimal outcomes since 1937.  

 

 

www.bederson.com

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Thu, 10:45AM-11:00AM

Refreshment Break

Professionals at Berkeley Research Group, a leading global expert services and consulting firm, have decades of experience solving complex financial and insolvency issues.  Our service offerings include a combination of bankruptcy and insolvency services, fiduciary services, forensic and investigative accounting, litigation consulting, corporate recovery and reorganization, valuation services, and tax services. With well-defined areas of specialization and through years of experience, our professionals have developed unique expertise and judgment handling the complex issues that arise in these types of engagements.

 

www.thinkbrg.com

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Thu, 2:00PM-3:30PM

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

Development Specialists, Inc. (DSI) is one of the leading providers of management consulting and financial advisory services, including turnaround consulting, financial restructuring, litigation support and forensic accounting. Our clients include business owners, private-equity investors, corporate boards, financial institutions, secured lenders, bondholders and unsecured creditors. For almost 40 years, DSI has been guided by a single objective: maximizing value for all stakeholders. With our highly skilled and diverse team of professionals, offices in the U.S. and international affiliates, and an unparalleled range of experience, DSI not only achieves that objective, but has also built a solid reputation as an industry leader.

www.dsiconsulting.com

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Fri, 7:30AM-8:30AM

Women's Breakfast

The International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, (IWIRC) is an international professional association dedicated to enhancing the professional status of women in all disciplines of insolvency and restructuring.  We pursue this goal through a simple but effective principle: to create an international networking organization that promotes communication, common interest and community among insolvency practitioners. We have over 1,500 members in 45 networks globally who represent every discipline of restructuring: law, crisis management, financial advisory, banking, private equity, claims management, communications...and more. For additional information visit www.iwirc.com.

www.iwirc.com

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Lanyards

Protiviti is a global consultancy that helps companies solve problems in finance, operations, risk, technology, and governance. Our Restructuring & Litigation Services practice specializes in providing restructuring, insolvency and crisis management, litigation services, and forensic accounting. Our professionals have extensive experience in development and implementation of plans of reorganization, stakeholder negotiations, asset liquidation, and a full range of valuation services and expert testimony. We represent debtors, creditors’ committees, secured lenders, fiduciaries and other interested parties. Protiviti, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc., and its member firms employ over 6,000 professionals in more than 75 offices in 28 countries.

 

 

www.protiviti.com

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Charging Station

For more than 30 years, Stretto (formerly Bankruptcy Management Solutions/BMS) has served as a trusted administrative partner, providing consumer-bankruptcy and corporate-restructuring solutions to fiduciaries.  We leverage deep-industry expertise to manage case administration and ensure fiduciaries are prepared for anything that comes their way.  “Stretto” is a musical term indicating when one voice picks up where another leaves off, and, as our name implies, Stretto seamlessly integrates streamlined workflows and best-in-class technology to orchestrate the administrative process and create harmony for professionals and their teams.  For more information about Stretto, visit www.stretto.com.

www.stretto.com

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Pocket Agenda

The Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Section of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP brings a depth of legal knowledge, technological skill, and creativity to complex and fast-paced reorganizations, restructurings, liquidations, and distressed acquisitions and sales. Our 35 bankruptcy attorneys have been able to achieve optimal results in a wide array of industries. Publications such as U.S. News and World Report and Chambers USA continue to rank Young Conaway as one of the nation’s preeminent insolvency practices. Young Conaway’s bankruptcy and corporate restructuring attorneys represent clients’ interests in Delaware, the Southern District of New York, as well as other bankruptcy courts throughout the United States.

www.ycst.com

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Wed, 12:00PM-1:30PM

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker

Founded in 2002, Summit Investment Management LLC is a private investment company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Since its inception, Summit has invested more than $1.S billion in distressed debt acquisitions, balance sheet restructures of operating companies, special situation capital, bridge loans and joint ventures.

Our knowledge and experience, ingenuity, strong relationships, and direct and honest approach to doing business set us apart from the competition. We take pride in being a leading resource and partner for banks, financial institutions, middle market companies, turnaround and restructuring professionals, law firms and private equity firms, among others.

www.summit-investment.com

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Wed, 7:30AM-8:30AM

Breakfast

Rich Michaelson Magaliff, LLP brings together lawyers with excellent credentials and decades of high-profile, wide-ranging experience.  When faced with complex business decisions with important legal implications, experienced guidance matters.  At R3M Law, we know your business and legal options. We work as a team to offer high-quality commercial business law service to clients ranging from mid-market companies to Fortune 500 corporations.  With specializations in corporate and commercial law, financial restructuring and bankruptcy, litigation, structured finance and real estate, R3M Law has the expertise clients need. 

www.r3mlaw.com

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Sat, 9:45AM-10:00AM

Refreshment Break

RumbergerKirk provides litigation and counseling services in a wide range of civil practice areas including bankruptcy, commercial litigation, construction,  real estate, intellectual property litigation, securities litigation , labor and employment law, product liability, insurance coverage, professional liability and administrative law. Offices are located in Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Tallahassee and Birmingham, Alabama. For more information, please visit www.rumberger.com

 

www.rumberger.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner Wine

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner Wine

Jones Walker LLP’s bankruptcy, restructuring & creditors’-debtors’ rights team focuses on the needs of clients while providing effective representation in courts nationwide. Our team includes three members of the American College of Bankruptcy and advises clients from numerous industries in complex and traditional bankruptcies and reorganizations and represents clients in all transactional and litigation aspects of business bankruptcy and insolvency matters. We strive to maintain balance in a rapidly shifting economic, legislative, and regulatory landscape by providing debtors, creditors, lenders, and other parties affected by insolvencies with sophisticated, seasoned legal counsel.

 

www.joneswalker.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner Wine

KapilaMukamal (KM) provides creative and innovative solutions to our client’s needs. Our collective practical acumen and expertise focuses to analyze complex business and litigation issues. KM has gained prominence and distinction by rendering restructuring, insolvency, fiduciary, forensic and investigative consulting, and litigation support services to a wide spectrum of industries. KM enjoys high credibility and recognition in providing quality and focused service. As a market leader in the areas of creditors' rights and fiduciary matters, distressed business turnaround, insolvency taxation and complex commercial litigation support to law firms, KM believes results matter and has a proven track record demonstrating that goal.

www.kapilamukamal.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner Wine

Lefoldt & Company, P.A. was formed in 1989 and is presently located in Ridgeland, Mississippi.  We believe in the value of relationships.  We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of our clients’ success.  We are committed to close personal service and providing exceptional financial and technical experience.  Our firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients including financial statement preparation, bookkeeping, audits, reviews, compilations, tax planning and return services, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, bankruptcies, employee benefit plans and consulting services.

 

www.lefoldt.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner Wine

MalekRemian LLC is a team of operations, interim management, corporate transaction, valuation and litigation support professionals providing services throughout the United States.  We combine decades of experience with a hands-on client service model, personal commitment and on-call attention, devoted to helping you solve your business challenges and move forward.  MalekRemian’s senior level expertise drives value-added results across a range of industries, including energy and power, financial services and real estate, healthcare, manufacturing, technology and transportation.

www.malekremian.com

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Thu, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Annual Dinner Wine

Founded in 2013, Siena Lending Group is a leading asset-based lender which serves middle-market private and public companies looking for an alternative to traditional bank financing.  Siena consistently finds creative ways to provide borrowers with maximum flexibility and liquidity, offering asset based revolving lines of credit and term loans ranging from $5 to $50 million in facilities.  Since its inception, Siena has provided commitments in excess of $1 billion for which proceeds were used to refinance existing debt, as growth capital, liquidity for financial turnarounds, DIP credit facilities, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, and various other situational needs.  

www.sienalending.com

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Wed, 3:00PM-3:30PM

Refreshment Break

Bachecki, Crom and Co., LLP is a full-service CPA firm located in San Francisco Bay Area specializing in complex Forensics, Valuation, and Tax matters.We have provided our clients with solutions for over forty-five years.Committedto excellence, weoffer a complete array of services delivered with a personal and professional touch.We value our role as trusted advisorswho know our business and respect yours.We are committed to professionalism, integrity, and honesty.Our dedication to the three underlying principles ofprofessionalism, responsiveness, and quality ensures outstanding service to our clients.

www.bachcrom.com

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Wed, 10:00AM-10:30AM

Refreshment Break

ABOUT RSM US LLP

RSM US LLP is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 9,500 people in 90 cities nationwide. It is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 43,000 people in over 120 countries.  RSM uses its deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of clients to help them succeed. For more information, visit www.rsmus.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.

www.rsmus.com

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

Written cancellation for the conference or any excursions must be received by midnight on Friday, May 15, 2020 for a full refund less a $75 cancellation processing fee. No refunds will be given after May 15, 2020; substitutions are allowed.

National Registry of CPE Sponsors

"Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors" is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org/.

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