Epiq to Host Free Panel Discussion on Bankruptcy Filing Trends for Bankruptcy Professionals on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Bankruptcy filings January 2006-September 2020

Graph of all bankruptcy declarations since January 2006
Graph of all bankruptcy declarations since January 2006

NEW YORK, Oct 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Epiq, a global leader in legal services, announces that industry experts Deirdre O’Connor, managing director of corporate restructuring at Epiq, and Chris Kruse, vice Senior President of Epiq AACER, are organizing an open roundtable as part of the Insolvency2020 virtual summit which is now taking place online. Anyone can join this discussion for free by registering on this page.

The session titled “Bankruptcy by the Numbers: The Next Chapter in Filing Trends” also features featured guests Ed Flynn, consultant at the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Erika Morabito, lawyer at Foley & Lardner, and Jessica Steinhedge, legal analyst debt in difficulty at Réorg Research. The event takes place on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. afternoon AND.

During the panel, we will look at historical Arkansas bankruptcy filing data and how it compares with current economic trends, unemployment levels and filing statistics, forecasts based on election results, consumer debt levels and COVID-19 stimulus activity. The roundtable will focus on an overview of Chapter 11 Commercial Filings and Subchapter V (Small Business) activities.

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The roundtable is timely, as the US economy is changing rapidly and US bankruptcy filings are no exception. Chapter 11 commercial filings have been on the rise with major energy and retail companies since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel will provide an in-depth look at these business cases as we approach the end of fiscal 2020.

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Epiq AACER provides a bankruptcy information services platform built with superior data, technology and expertise to create insight and mitigate risk for businesses affected by bankruptcy. Learn more at www.aacer.com.

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Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale and increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms and professionals with efficiency, clarity and confidence. Customers rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class actions and mass tort, forensic reporting, electronic discovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring and bankruptcy matters. Epiq’s subject matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and give confidence to top performing customers around the world. Learn more at https://www.epiqglobal.com.

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