Reset on Regulation: What it Means for the Future of the Restructuring Industry



Reset on Regulation: What it Means for the Future of the Restructuring Industry
1.0 CLE / 1.2 CPE / 1.2 CEU
Thursday, October 28 | 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Federal programs and policies have had a tremendous impact on businesses and the economy. This panel will offer a more comprehensive understanding of short- and medium-term policy initiatives on a range of issues including fiscal spending plans, financial services regulation, trade policy, Federal Reserve policy, tax policy, and consumer and business rescue and how it may affect our industry in the coming year.

Speakers:
Daniel Bachman, Deloitte 
Bill Brandt, Development Specialists Inc.
Robert Holleyman, Crowell & Moring LLP
Rodney Slater
About the Speakers



Daniel Bachman, Deloitte 
Danny Bachman is responsible for Deloitte’s quarterly U.S. Economic Forecast. Prior to coming to Deloitte, Dr. Bachman worked as a forecaster, economic analyst, and model expert at the US Commerce Department and for a major economic consulting company. He also taught economics at Temple University. Dr. Bachman’s first professional job was at Israel’s Ministry of Finance.

Dr. Bachman is a participant in the Wall Street Journal’s Economic Forecasting panel and the George Washington University’s H.O. Stekler Research Seminar on Forecasting. He is an active member of the National Association for Business Economics and a member of the board of the National Economics Club. Dr. Bachman has published a number of articles in peer reviewed economics research journals.

Dr. Bachman is a native of Philadelphia. He has a B.A. from Johns Hopkins and Ph.D. from Brown University. Dr. Bachman lives in Rockville, Maryland with his wife, who runs a medical writing business—but without his two millennial children, who are employed respectively as an editor and an English teacher. Family dinners may have included passionate discussions of the Oxford comma.



Bill Brandt, Development Specialists Inc.
Bill Brandt is the founder and Executive Chairman of Development Specialists, Inc. (DSI), one of the country’s oldest and most prominent restructuring and advisory firms, and has been involved in literally thousands of insolvency and restructuring cases over his long career. Mr. Brandt has often advised members of Congress on insolvency policy and was the principal author of the amendment to the Bankruptcy Code which permits the election of trustees in Chapter 11 cases. He served on the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission looking at the reform of Chapter 11, and in 2015 completed serving his third and final consecutive term as Chair of the Illinois Finance Authority, having first been appointed by the Governor in 2008 and confirmed unanimously by the Illinois Senate that same year, and then subsequently reappointed as Chair in 2010 and 2012. Mr. Brandt has written for a number of publications spanning a broad spectrum of thought, ranging from Maclean’s, Canada’s Weekly Newsmagazine, to Corporate Board Member and Urban Land. He is a frequent commentator on topics of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, municipal insolvency and related public policy issues, and regularly appears on a host of both cable and broadcast outlets. Mr. Brandt was a member of the National Advisory Council for the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California at Berkeley from 2006 to 2018, serving as chair for the last two years. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of Loyola University Chicago from 2007 to 2016, and is a member of the Board of Directors of New York-based The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research (Tina’s Wish).




Robert Holleyman, Crowell & Moring LLP
Ambassador Robert Holleyman is the president and CEO of Crowell & Moring International and a partner in Crowell & Moring’s International Trade, and Privacy and Security groups. He advises clients on a range of trade and investment issues, including market access, global trade negotiations, tariffs, cross-border data flows, and privacy/cybersecurity, among other matters.

Ambassador Holleyman has significant trade, international business, economic policy, and legal experience from his service as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, as CEO of a highly successful information technology advocacy association, and work as counsel in the U.S. Senate. He served as Deputy United States Trade Representative from 2014-2017, with the rank of Ambassador.

In his most recent position, Ambassador Holleyman was responsible for U.S. trade and investment relations with Asia and with regional institutions, including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. He led USTR’s negotiations with China, including the work of the annual Joint Committee on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) and with India through the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum (TPF). In addition, Ambassador Holleyman was responsible for global trade policy in the areas of services, investment, intellectual property (IP), and innovation.

ConferenceAgenda

Events with "Omni-Channel" listed as the access type are available to both in-person and virtual attendees. 

*Invite-Only   **Additional Fee required

Tuesday, October 26, 2021   Access Type
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Joint Executive Board/Board of Trustees Meeting* In-person
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Registration Open sponsored by Hahn & Hessen In-person
3:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m.  TMA Global Board Networking Reception* In-person
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.  Certification Oversight Committee (COC) Meeting * In-person
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) Meeting* In-person
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  TMA Annual Conference Welcome (Back!) Party, co-hosted by TMA Tennessee  In-person
Wednesday, October 27, 2021    
6:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  TMA Golf Scramble at Gaylord Springs**  In-person
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open sponsored by Hahn & Hessen In-person
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Well...Shoot! TMA Shooting Clays at Nashville Gun Club** sponsored by CapitalPlus Construction Services In-person
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Announcements  Virtual 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Specialty Coffee Barista Bar sponsored by CohnReznick In-person
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  The Down Home Social Saloon (Attendee Lounge) In-Person
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. First-Time Attendee Networking Brunch Bites  In-person
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. TMA Connect Live  Virtual 
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  TMA NOW / IWIRC Luncheon** sponsored by Arch + Beam and Carl Marks Advisors In-person
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  TMA Connect Live Virtual 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - From Evolution to Revolution sponsored by B. Riley Financial In-person
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Networking Break  In-person
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Opening General Session Certain Uncertainty - The Prognosis for a Post-Pandemic World: Mega Trends sponsored by B. Riley Financial  Omni-channel
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception sponsored by Burr & Forman In-person
8:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.  TMA NextGen Late Night at Lou/Na** sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal In-person
Thursday, October 28, 2021    
6:15 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. TMA 5K Run/Walk** In-person
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast  In-person
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Specialty Coffee Barista Bar sponsored by CohnReznick In-person
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Down Home Social Saloon (Attendee Lounge)  In-person
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open sponsored by Hahn & Hessen In-person
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.  Opening Remarks (Chair's Award and Annual Committee Awards)  Omni-channel
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  General Session: Special Guest Speaker Former FBI Agent Gregory Coleman: Body Language Talks.  Are You Listening? sponsored by Gordon Brothers  Omni-channel
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Networking Break  In-person
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

General Session: The Supply is the Demand: Lessons Learned From Global Supply Chain Challenges sponsored by Hilco Global

Omni-channel
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Networking Break In-person
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: Healthcare Trauma: What’s the Diagnosis for this Perpetually Troubled Sector? sponsored by ToneyKorf Partners In-person
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: Obstinate Obstacles in the Hybrid Work Environment - Cybersecurity and Data Protection Challenges sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein In-person
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  TMA Awards Ceremony & Keynote Luncheon sponsored by FTI Consulting Omni-channel
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Networking Break  In-person
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Education General Session: Rhythm and Blues - Understanding the Economics of the Music Industry sponsored by Arch + Beam Omni-channel
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Networking Break  In-person
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: Reset on Regulation: What it Means for the Future of the Restructuring Industry In-person
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: ESG Initiatives  and the Energy Industry: Who’s Paying for Change? In-person
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live   
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Bourbon Bar Break sponsored by White Oak Commercial Finance  In-person
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Virtually Ignited: Networking with a Spark Virtual 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Frist Museum Art Tour**  In-person
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Chair's/VIP Reception* sponsored by Gordon Brothers  In-person
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Closing Reception sponsored by Hilco Global  In-person
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. TMA After Dark sponsored by Steffes Group, Inc. In-person
Friday, October 29, 2021    
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.  Announcements  Virtual 
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  TMA Connect Live Networking Breakfast sponsored by Gibraltar Business Capital   In-person
8:00 a.m. - 11: 00 a.m. Specialty Coffee Barista Bar sponsored by CohnReznick In-person
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  The Down Home Social Saloon (Attendee Lounge)  In-person
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.  TMA Connect Live  Virtual
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  TMA Connect Live  Virtual
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  TMA Connect Live  Virtual