Learn how your valuation expertise can be used for bankruptcy and workouts at this timely webinar!
If you are interested in performing work for bankruptcy and workouts, you won't want to miss this webinar. A leading bankruptcy attorney and trustees will provide a complete overview of the bankruptcy process and detail how valuations are used in bankruptcy proceedings. Additionally, they'll provide an informative update on bankruptcy court cases relevant to valuation practitioners.
At the end of this webinar, you'll be able to:
- Identify the bankruptcy process and distinguish between different types of bankruptcies.
- Discuss how appraisals are used in bankruptcy.
- Recognize the needs for other valuation work: fresh start accounting, preference litigation, lease rejection, and plan feasibility.
- Explain the most recent bankruptcy court cases and lessons learned when preparing work for consideration by the court.
- Recognize the roles of trustees and examiners.
- Apply the special bankruptcy court requirements, such as billing.
- Understand the valuation methods, USPAP considerations, and reporting for bankruptcy court.
- Market yourself to bankruptcy professionals to diversify your assignments.
Date: April 10, 2013
Time: 11:00 am PT, 12:00 pm MT, 1:00 pm CT, 2:00 pm ET
Duration: 2 hours
CE Credit: Appraisal Institute members who attend will receive 2 hours of Appraisal Institute continuing education credit. Completion certificates will not be sent. This is not approved for state continuing education credit.
Robert E. Dietrich, MAI, is the Director in the Valuation and Financial Risk Management practice of Navigant Capital Advisors, is a recognized expert in valuing all types of real estate. He has been designated as an expert in real estate valuation issues in courts and has testified on more than 65 occasions. He has been selected as an independent arbitrator and has been approved as a commercial appraiser by several nationally chartered banks and federal agencies. His areas of specialization include planned developments, subdivisions, leasehold/leased fee analyses, and project modeling, but he has also appraised a wide variety of property types ranging from high-rise offices to farms and ski resorts.
Robert Miller’s legal practice focuses on distressed business situations of all kinds, including chapter 11 restructurings, non-bankruptcy workouts, turnarounds, and distressed company mergers and acquisitions. He regularly represents institutional lenders, companies in distress, fiduciaries (trustees and examiners), other key constituencies in chapter 11 cases, as well as buyers and sellers of distressed debt. Mr. Miller has served as lead counsel on behalf of secured lenders in a number of high profile cases. Since 2007, he has served as legal advisor for lenders on debt obligations of $3+ billion secured by various kinds of commercial real estate. He regularly advises corporate boards on their fiduciary obligations in the zone of insolvency restructurings. Mr. Miller regularly serves as trial and appellate counsel with regard to nearly all forms of litigation related to insolvent companies.
F. Wayne Elggren, certified public accountant, is also a certified fraud examiner, certified in financial forensics, certified insolvency and restructuring advisor, and member of the American College of Bankruptcy Fellows. He has more than 30 years of experience in consulting and public accounting and is a managing director with Navigant. Mr. Elggren led numerous bankruptcy, investigative and litigation consulting engagements in more than a dozen states across the United States, United Kingdom, India and various other parts of the world. Mr. Elggren has provided expert testimony in state courts, federal district, claims and bankruptcy courts, the United States House of Representatives and various other governmental agencies and administrative bodies.
Grant Lyon, founder and President of Odyssey Capital Group, has more than 20 years of distressed management experience and has been the financial advisor for numerous corporate restructuring engagements. He has managed a full range of distressed situations, including out-of-court restructuring; liquidation trustee; claims analysis; securities valuation; plan feasibility; debtor-in-possession financing; business valuation; solvency analysis; litigation support; and fraudulent transfer actions. He recently advised an $800 million residential home builder regarding the company’s operations, strategic plans, cash flow, liquidity alternatives, and negotiation with secured lenders.