Bankruptcy Overview and Issues in the Oil Patch

Legal Area:        Bankruptcy Business Oil Gas Mineral
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $35.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2018

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide an overview of the bankruptcy laws and to cover key bankruptcy issues. This presentation is also intended to provide tips, ideas, and thoughts for when you find yourself dealing with a bankruptcy case which will help to help improve your client's (or even possibly your own) recovery. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on May 19, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

    • The Basics - General Overview

    • Executory Contracts/Leases

    • Bankruptcy Priority Scheme

    • Assessing and Asserting Reclamation Rights

    • Immediately Analyzing Preference Liabilities & Potential Defenses

    • Motion to Compel Assumption/Rejection of Executory Contract?

    • Issues Surrounding Joint Operating Agreements

    • Are Midstream Contracts Executory Contracts?

    • Oil & Gas Leases - Executory or Not?

    • Assert Cure Claims?

    • Should You Become a Member of the Unsecured Creditors Committee?

    The speaker for this course is Brian Kilmer, who is an attorney with the firm of Kilmer, Crosby & Walker, LLP. Brian Kilmer's practice focuses on representing debtors, unsecured creditors' committees and secured creditors in complex Chapter 11 cases in a wide array of industries in jurisdictions such as Texas, Delaware, New York, Michigan, Florida and Louisiana. Brian also regularly represents secured creditors in single asset cases, acquirers of distressed assets and debtors and secured creditors in out-of-court workouts. Additionally, Mr. Kilmer has extensive experience with general business litigation matters. A more through biography for Brian Kilmer, which also includes his very impressive list of significant bankruptcy and litigation representations, may be found on his firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. * Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information. *

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