Daily News: February 17, 2012

ABF Journal, NYIC, CFA, TMA Philly Event Offers Educational Credits

ABF Journal, The New York Institute of Credit and the Philadelphia Chapters of the Turnaround Management Association and the Commercial Finance Association are pleased to announce that participants can earn Continuing Professional Education Credits by attending the Fifth Annual Educational and Networking Conference. The event will be held at the Villanova University Conference Center on March 29, 2012.

The one-day event offers attendees three informative and interactive educational sessions in conjunction with valuable networking opportunities as well as the additional benefit of earning a total of five credits toward CPE, CTP, CIRA and CLE (pending) certifications.

Credits earned total 1.5 for each session. The session topics are as follows:

Session #1 (1.5 Credits) – Current Climate in Reorganizations

Views From the Bench, Legal & Turnaround Practitioners

Moderator: William K. Lenhart, Partner/National Director, BDO Consulting

John J. Brignola, LBC Credit Partners

Vincent J. Colistra, Phoenix Management Services, Inc.

Jeffrey C. Hampton, Saul Ewing, LLP

Robert J. Dehney, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell, LLP

TBA: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judges

Session #2 (1.5 Credits) – Today’s Lending Environment: Perspectives From Asset-Based Lenders

Moderator: Paul H. Shur, Partner, Blank Rome, LLP


Richard Bochicchio, Alostar Business Credit

Robert Bushey, Sovereign Bank

John M. DePledge, TD Bank

Jeffrey K. Goldrich , North Mill Capital

Michael J. Maiorino, Jr., People’s United Business Capital

Session #3 (1.5 Credits) – Views From the Bench: Insights From Bankruptcy Court Judges & Leading Bankruptcy Attorneys

Moderator: Mark S. Indelicato, Partner, Hahn & Hessen, LLP


The Hon. Kevin Gross, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of DE

The Hon. Kevin J. Carey, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of DE

The Hon. Rosemary Gambardella, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of NJ

Sean M. Beach, Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Regina Stango Kelbon, Blank Rome LLP

To register, click here.