Jackson Walker attorneys Bruce Ruzinsky and Victoria Argeroplos presented on commercial bankruptcy law and practice at The Legal Conference held on October 7-8, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. Presented by the Southwest Association of Bank Counsel and the Texas Bankers Association, the conference combined the SWABC Annual Convention and TBA Bankers Legal Conference to discussed receiverships, the Paycheck Protection Program, home equity, fair lending, among other topics.
During their presentation, Bruce and Victoria spoke about the effect of the automatic stay under the Bankruptcy Code on lenders’ collection efforts, adequate protection of secured lenders’ interests in collateral when a bankruptcy case is filed, setoff/recoupment, and section 363 sales.
For questions related to commercial bankruptcy or to view the slides, contact Bruce and Victoria.
Bruce J. Ruzinsky is the chair of Jackson Walker’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery practice. He represents financial institutions, corporations, and other business entities in workout/restructure efforts, chapter bankruptcy proceedings, and litigation. Bruce has litigated a wide variety of issues in Chapter 11 cases, including involuntary petition, cash collateral, DIP lending, automatic stay, sale/sale procedures, avoidance action, turnover, discharge/dischargeability, exemption, dismissal/conversion, abstention, executory contract/lease, Trustee/Examiner/CRO, proof of claim, Safe Harbor Provisions and plan confirmation issues. He has also handled workouts in a wide variety of industries.
Victoria Nicole Argeroplos represents clients in matters related to bankruptcy, restructuring, and recovery, and the resolution of related disputes. She has experience guiding secured and unsecured creditors through bankruptcy proceedings, as well as litigating against borrowers, guarantors, and commercial tenants in state courts.