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Hanan Kolko Speaks at the New York City Bar on Labor, Bankruptcy Issues and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy


  • Event Date: November 6, 2014
  • Event Time: 8:30 am
  • Venue: New York City Bar Association

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 8:30- 10:30 a.m.
Your registration fee includes continental breakfast; please sign in to register.
City Bar Member: $10
Non-Member: $20

Two of the key negotiators in settling the pension and benefit issues in the Detroit Bankruptcy will discuss this fascinating and far reaching case. They will cover the threshold matter, in which the bankruptcy judge ruled that state laws preserving public pensions are not inviolable, so those benefits can be adjusted in bankruptcy court under Chapter 9. They will describe the pension and retiree health settlements that were reached between the parties, as well as the objections to the deal from the other creditors. It promises to be a very interesting and dynamic exchange by two excellent pension and benefit specialists.
Moderators: Jeffrey Stein, General Counsel, 1199SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds; Hanan Kolko, Meyer Suozzi English & Klein, PC

Speakers: Steve Kreisberg, Director of Research and Collective Bargaining, AFSCME; Evan Miller, Jones Day

Sponsored by: Committee on Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Rania Sedhom, Chair

Co-sponsored by Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization, Thomas R. Slome, Chair.