Basics Of Bankruptcy And Bankruptcy Terminology

Webinar: ID# 1014016
Recorded CD
About This Course:
Over the last 15 months, over 1.3 million bankruptcy cases were filed throughout the United States.

This training session is intended to provide you with a basic understanding of commonly-used bankruptcy terminology. Agenda includes a brief overview of bankruptcy court structure, chapters, and proceedings.

It will describe the automatic stay imposed under Section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code and exceptions to the stay. It will describe how debts are discharged and available complaints and objections discharge and dischargeability of claims. Finally, it will describe how claims are commonly treated under the Bankruptcy Code


Types of Bankruptcies
  • Chapter 7 Liquidations
  • Chapter 13 Rehabilitations
  • Chapter 11 Reorganizations
The Automatic Stay
  • Matters Automatically Stayed Upon Filing a Petition for Relief
  • Exceptions to the Automatic Stay
  • Modifying the Automatic Stay
Discharge of Debts
  • Exceptions to Discharge
Treatment of Claims
  • Secured Claims
  • Administrative Claims
  • Priority Unsecured Claims
  • General Unsecured Claims

Matthew T. Gensburg
  • Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Practice focuses on financial services
  • An experienced commercial litigator representing secured and unsecured lenders, landlords, creditors' committees and debtors in all phases of corporate reorganizations, debt restructuring, and the purchase and sale of assets
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2013 to 2014
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, 2005 to 2014
  • Listed, Leading Lawyers Network, 2006 to 2014
  • Member, Winning Team, U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year" in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2013
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • J.D. degree, Emory University School of Law; B.B.A. degree, University of Michigan
Basics Of Bankruptcy And Bankruptcy Terminology
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