Featured Speaker Ariane Holtschlag The Law Office of William J. Factor, Ltd.; Chicago Friday, September 11 9:45–11:00 a.m. Hot Consumer Bankruptcy Topics This year’s hot topics will include two cases currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, a new Ninth Circuit BAP decision and will address lenders refusing to retake abandoned collateral, as well as other issues that will be of interest to those representing parties in consumer cases. 23rd Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conference Four Seasons, Las Vegas September 10–12, 2015 ~ Las Vegas, NV Celebrate the end of summer with a luau-themed Opening Reception, a keynote by famed former mayor of Las Vegas Oscar Goodman, and a craft beer tasting on Friday evening. You can find fun anywhere in Las Vegas—but the place to be is at the Southwest Bankruptcy Conference! Experienced practitioners and regional judges will present sessions on a variety of topics, both business and consumer—ensuring that there is something for everyone. Southwest Conference by the numbers: • 8 unique networking opportunities—in small and large group settings—to ensure business gets done and connections are made. • 14 U.S. Bankruptcy Judges. • Up to 11.5 hours of CLE/CPE and 3 hours of ethics credit. • Over 400 insolvency professionals expected to attend.