Ronald Barliant, principal in the firm's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Group, will speak at the "Asbestos Bankruptcy - Current Trends and Future Outlook Conference" on October 6, 2010, in New York.
Mr. Barliant will participate in an afternoon session entitled, "Addressing Asbestos Claims without a 524(g) Trust," during which he will discuss the following topics:
- Asbestos claims in the GM/Chrysler bankruptcies
- How "free and clear" 363 Asset Sales are from future claimants pursuing successor liability claims
- If an FCR can provide due process to future claimants without a 524(g) trust
- The impact of the latest 2nd Circuit decision in the Johns-Manville case.
Mr. Barliant is a former U.S. bankruptcy judge for the Northern District of Illinois and is Chair of the CBA's Bankruptcy & Reorganization Committee. He is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy-related topics at organizations and seminars across the country.