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Principal Ronald Barliant Speaks at the Asbestos Bankruptcy Current Trends and Future Outlook Conference

October 6, 2010

Ronald Barliant, principal in the firm's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Group, spoke at the Asbestos Bankruptcy Current Trends and Future Outlook Conference on October 6, 2010 in New York, NY.

Mr. Barliant participated in an afternoon session entitled, "Addressing Asbestos Claims without a 524(g) Trust", during which he covered 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, and 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.

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