2018 CFA Phila: 11th Annual Philadelphia Credit & Restructuring Summit

When:  Jun 26, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Philadelphia Chapter


The Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Register now & join us for our 11th Annual Philadelphia Credit & Restructuring Summit 2018 - a joint event with the ABF Journal, the New York Institute of Credit, and the Philadelphia Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association. 

This half-day conference affords an exceptional opportunity to network with industry leaders including corporate restructuring and turnaround practitioners, lenders and other capital providers, attorneys, investment bankers and other intermediaries.

The event will kick-off with a Jeopardy! special event — you don’t want to miss the interaction between an esteemed group of U.S. bankruptcy judge contestants as they compete in a unique version of the popular television game show.

For a complete listing of the 11th Annual Credit & Restructuring Summit sponsors, please CLICK HERE

For more details or to register now, CLICK HERE 


Registration                   11:00AM - 11:30AM

Luncheon                       11:30AM - 12:30PM

Jeopardy!                       12:00PM -  1:15PM

Educational Sessions     1:15PM -  5:00PM

Cocktail Reception          5:00PM -  6:30PM



Special Event - 12:00pm - 1:15pm 

The Honorable Michael B. Kaplan
(Moderator), United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey
Steven Mitnick,
Partner SM Law, PC/SM Financial Services Corporation
The Honorable Vincent F. Papalia,
United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey
Paul Valentine,
Senior Managing Director, KCP Advisory Group
Patrick Walsh,
CPA, CA, CTP, President and Managing Director Cedar Croft Consulting

Session 1, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Titans of Lending...Vision, Success and Growth - Where are the Opportunities in 2018?:

Jennifer Palmer
(Moderator), President, Gerber Finance Inc.
John Brignola,
Founder LBC Credit Partners
Andrew S. McGhee,
CEO and President of Alostar Business Credit
Mike Sharkey,
President of MB Financial Business Credit (Former President of CFA)


Session 2, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Block Chain, E-Commerce Funding & Alternative Financing

Jonathan Friedland
(Moderator), Partner, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP
Raffi Azadian, CEO of Azadian Group
Alan Frank, Partner, EisnerAmper
Paul D. Schuldiner, Senior Vice President, Rosenthal Trade Capital

Session 3, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Views from the Bench

Mark S. Indelicato, Esq.
(Moderator), Partner, Hahn & Hessen, LLP
The Honorable Jean K. FitzSimon,
United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
The Honorable Rosemary Gambardella,
United States Bankrupcty Judge for the District of New Jersey
The Honorable Kevin Gross,
United States Bankrupcty Judge for the District of Delaware
Sean M. Beach, Esq.,
Partner, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP
Mark Minuti, Esq.,
Partner and Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Andrew I. Silfen, Esq.,
Managing Partner, New York and Chair of the Bankrupcty and Financial Restructuring Group, Arent Fox LLP

Professional Education Credits:
Earn up to 5 CPE/CTP/CIRA Credits
Earn up to 3 CLE Credits


TMA/CFA/NYIC/IFA & ABF Journal Subscriber Members only special rates apply                                                                                     

    Luncheon/Educ Program/Cocktail Reception            $250                      

    Luncheon/Educ Program Only                                   $175                      

    Cocktail Reception Only                                             $150                      

All Others (Non-members/Non-subscribers) 

     Luncheon/Educ Program/Cocktail Reception            $300                    

     Luncheon/Educ Program Only                                   $250                    

     Cocktail Reception Only                                            $165                    


For more details or to register now, CLICK HERE

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Cancellation/substitution policy:

Contact Ms. Terry Mulreany, ABF Journal, 800.708.9373, ext. 130, tmulreany@abfjournal.com for cancellation policy details, registration questions and/or sponsorship opportunities. 



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