Where Bankruptcy and Derivatives Collide

New York City Bar Association
New York, NY

March 7, 2017
9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
[Past Event]

Blank Rome Partner Ira Herman will be a panelist at the New York City Bar CLE event, "Where Bankruptcy and Derivatives Collide," on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Mr. Herman's panel, "The Best Way Forward," will be held from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and will discuss the following:

  • What is the public policy underlying the automatic stay, prohibition on fraudulent preferences and ipso facto clauses.
  • What is the public policy underlying the derivatives safe harbors?
  • Is it good public policy to keep the derivatives safe harbors as they are?
  • Is there a role for bilateral or multilateral contractual arrangements modifying the automatic stay?

Other main topics of discussion at the event will include:

  • The Bankruptcy Code and the Derivatives Safe Harbor
  • Non-Legislative Initiatives to Modify the Derivatives Safe Harbors

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