Nov 8, 2005 — Prominent and influential members of the corporate restructuring field will participate at “Perspectives on Corporate Restructuring,” to be held at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law/Yeshiva University at 55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street on Monday, Nov. 14 from 9 am to 5 pm.
Corporate restructuring attorney James H.M. Sprayregen of Kirkland & Ellis LLP will deliver the keynote address on the purpose, role, and importance of restructurings in corporate America. For more information or to register, please call (212) 790-0257, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.heyman-center.org.
In light of recent bankruptcy filings by Refco, Delphi, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, and other U.S. corporations, the conference will address negotiation and deal-making in corporate restructurings, the role and impact of hedge funds on corporate restructurings, the effect of recent amendments to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on future transactions, and a forecast of corporate restructuring trends for 2006.
Drawing leaders from the fields of law, business, finance, government, and academia, panelists include Stephen F. Cooper, Kroll Zolfo Cooper LLC; Richard A. Cieri, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Myron Trepper, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; Daniel H. Golden, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Prof. David G. Carlson, Cardozo School of Law; Matthew A. Cantor, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; and others.
The conference is sponsored by The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance, founded at Cardozo Law School in 1987 to promote the study and discussion of the role of corporate enterprises and managerial activity in contemporary society. The Center seeks to raise public and academic awareness of cutting-edge corporate and securities law issues by sponsoring symposia and lectures by prominent legal scholars and political and business leaders and by supporting faculty and student research programs.