Agenda & Schedule

Registration : 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Buffet Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Luncheon Session: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Education Sessions:   1:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception:   5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Asset Acquisitions within Special Situations
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Understanding Special Situations- Special situation investment opportunities can take many forms and involve a number of asset classes. They often arise from breaking news stories, rumors, changing demographics or even world wide pandemics. They may concern spinoffs, tender offers, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcy, litigation, shareholder activism, stock buybacks, liquidations , dispositions and many other strategies that might impact a company’s prospects. This panel includes a cross section of professionals experienced in leveraging these opportunities and providing insight for the attendees.

Robert Katz, Managing Director, EisnerAmper


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Lender’s Panel – “How Different Lenders See a Transaction Differently”
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.

Paul H. Shur, Esq., Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff, LLP


  • Raffi Azadian, President & CEO, Change Capital
  • Paul Schuldiner, Chief Lending Officer, Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc.
  • Daniel Stella, Senior Vice President, Bank of America Business Capital
  • Paul Valentine, Senior Managing Director, KCP Advisory Group
Networking Break: 2:15 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.

Turnaround Panel – “Current Trends and Opportunities in the Restructuring Industry”
2:30 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Neil Gupta,
Managing Director, SSG Capital Advisors


  • Jacen Dinoff, Principal and Co-Founder, KCP Advisory Group
  • Jeffrey Hampton, Chair, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, Saul Ewing LLP
  • Joseph Malfitano, Senior Managing Director, Transaction Team, Gordon Brothers
  • Greg Milligan, Executive Vice President, Harney Partners
Networking Break: 3:30 p.m. — 3:45 p.m.

Views from The Bench
3:45 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.

A fan-favorite featuring a panel of bankruptcy court judges and attorneys offering their perspectives on the outcomes of recent bankruptcy cases.

Mark S. Indelicato, Esq., Partner, Thompson Coburn Hahn & Hessen, LLP


  • TBA, United States Bankruptcy Chief Judge
  • Hon. Jerrold N. Poslusny, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge, District of New Jersey
  • Hon. Kevin Gross, (Ret). Former United States Bankruptcy Judge, District of Delaware; Director, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.


  • Sean M. Beach, Co-Chair, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group and Partner, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor,LLP
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5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.

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