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Daniel D. SparksChristian & Small Partner Daniel D. Sparks will be participating in a panel discussion – “Yes, but Don’t Forget the Kitchen Sink: Secured Creditors’ Right to Recover Principal + Interest + Default Interest + Original Issue Discount + Late Fees + Prepayment Premiums + Fees + Expenses” – during the 2015 Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop from July 23-26 in Amelia Island, Florida.

This panel will examine and discuss the rights of oversecured lenders to obtain recoveries that go beyond principal and ordinary interest and recent case law dealing. The panel will focus on the right of oversecured lenders to recover late fees, reimbursement of attorneys’ fees, make-whole provisions/pre-payment premiums, original issue discounts and default interest.

The 2015 Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop is presented by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), which is the nation’s largest association of bankruptcy professionals, made up of over 12,000 members in multi-disciplinary roles, including attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and others.

Founded in 1982, ABI plays a leading role in providing congressional leaders and the general public with non-partisan reporting and analysis of bankruptcy regulations, laws and trends. ABI is often called on to testify before Congress, analyze proposed bills, and conduct periodic briefings for congressional committees and legislative staff. ABI is engaged in numerous educational and research activities, as well as the production of a number of publications both for the insolvency practitioner and the dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency.


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