George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Bankruptcy Law 101: Press Briefing on Proposed Legislative “Reform” Relating to Mass Tort Bankruptcies

Event Details

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  • Venue: National Press Club
  • Division: Civil Justice Academy

Bankruptcy law is an area of law that is vital to the economy but is often misunderstood. This Bankruptcy 101 discussion brought together a group of leading scholars to teach the basics of bankruptcy, dispel the myths, clarify the confusion, and answer questions about bankruptcy law. Watch as our experts discuss the current state of bankruptcy law against the backdrop of ongoing Chapter 11 litigation, restructuring and divisional mergers, and legislative reform proposals that each have the potential to disrupt the time-tested law.

Samir Parikh, Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School; Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg Law Bankruptcy Treatise

Lindsey Simon, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

David Arthur Skeel, S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law

Moderator: Donald J. Kochan, Professor of Law and Deputy Executive Director of the Law and Economics Center, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University