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Jeffery Waxman Moderates Third Party Release Panel at ABI Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop

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July 20, 2022

Jeffery R. WaxmanPartner Jeffery Waxman will moderate a panel at the 27th Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop on July 21st – July 24th in Amelia Island, FL. The panel titled "Third Party Releases" consists of panelists Jessica Lauria of White & Case LLP, David Molten of Brown Rudnick LLP, and Andrew Vara of the Office of the U.S. Trustee.

Topics covered included --

  • distinguishing between exculpation v. consensual releases v. nonconsensual releases, including temporal or subject-matter limitations;
  • recent caselaw, including the split among the circuits with respect to nonconsensual releases;
  • statutory framework for court’s analyses of nonconsensual releases;
  • policy considerations with respect to nonconsensual releases;
  • the permissible scope of nonconsensual releases;
  • Bankruptcy Court jurisdiction to grant nonconsensual releases; and
  • Insurance neutrality

The Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop facilitates joining law professionals for a healthy dose of bankruptcy CLE from an outstanding faculty of regional judges, academics, and practitioners. 

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