Cryptocurrency assets are becoming more common in bankruptcy proceedings. This CLE will cover a wide range of cryptocurrency issues that may arise in bankruptcy, including best practices for navigating cases involving debtors that own cryptocurrency, creditor claims related to cryptocurrency, and other interested parties in cryptocurrency-related bankruptcies.
Key topics to be discussed:
Defining, classifying, and valuing cryptocurrency assets in various bankruptcy contexts
Disclosing cryptocurrency assets and transfers and claiming exemptions
Trustee investigations and liquidations of cryptocurrency assets
Cryptocurrency exchange bankruptcy filings and creditor risks and priorities
Date: November 8, 2022
James Zack | Lane Powell PC
James “Jimmy” Zack is a shareholder at Lane Powell PC, in Seattle, Washington. He is a member of the firm’s bankruptcy and cryptocurrency teams. His practice focuses on representing commercial clients in all areas of bankruptcy and related insolvency matters.
Before joining Lane Powell, Jimmy served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Brian D. Lynch and as a judicial extern to the Honorable Karen A. Overstreet (ret.), both of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington. Jimmy holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt University, and a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law.
I. Defining, classifying, and valuing cryptocurrency assets in various bankruptcy contexts | 2:00pm – 2:15pm
II. Disclosing cryptocurrency assets and transfers and claiming exemptions | 2:15pm – 2:30pm
III. Trustee investigations and liquidations of cryptocurrency assets | 2:30pm – 2:45pm
IV. Cryptocurrency exchange bankruptcy filings and creditor risks and priorities | 2:45pm – 3:00pm