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The Big Ag Panel


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 53 minutes
Recorded Date: July 24, 2020
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Agenda

  • Public Policy Considerations
  • Special or Secret Ag Liens
  • Farmer Lender Mediation Acts
  • Key Operational Considerations
  • What's Next?
  • Q & A
Runtime: 53 minutes
Recorded: July 24, 2020

Description

This seminar will discuss recent developments related to distress in the agribusiness industry and agribusiness bankruptcies and provide insight on the unique legal, operational and public policy challenges facing large agriculture operations and their stakeholders as they restructure in the current environment from practitioners in the space, creditors and lenders.

This program was recorded as part of American Bankruptcy Institute's Southeast Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop held on July 24th, 2020.

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American Bankruptcy Institute

Panelists

Kristy N. Waterman

Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Dean Foods

Kristy N. Waterman is senior vice president and general counsel for Dean Foods in Dallas, where her responsibilities include providing legal counsel to the company on matters of corporate development and strategy, corporate governance, securities regulation, public company disclosure and securities law compliance.

Prior to joining Dean Foods, she was in private practice in the Dallas office of Norton Rose Fulbright.

Ms. Waterman received her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law.

Ryan T. Murphy

Shareholder
Fredrikson & Bryon, P.A.

Ryan T. Murphy is a shareholder with Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. in Minneapolis and chairs the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Workouts department. He specializes in negotiating and regularly resolves issues out of court, and he represents parties in bankruptcy, receiverships and commercial litigation, including buyers and sellers of assets in distressed situations.

Mr. Murphy has handled matters for clients in such industries as manufacturing, retail, hotel, real estate, banking, entertainment, transportation and energy. He received his B.S. from St. John’s University and his J.D. summa cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law.

Brian J. Fox

Managing Director
Alvarez & Marsal

Brian J. Fox, CPA is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal and co-head of the firm’s Eastern Region Restructuring practice in New York. He specializes in providing a full range of financial advisory, operational-improvement and interim-management services in restructurings and other special situations, both in court and outside of bankruptcy.

Mr. Fox received his B.B.A. in accounting from Hofstra University and his M.B.A. in finance from Fordham University.

Hon. Catherine J. Furay

Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Catherine J. Furay is the chief judge of the United States bankruptcy court, Western District of Wisconsin. She joined the court on January 2, 2013.

Judge Furay received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and her J.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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