Join Ballard Spahr Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Capital Recovery attorneys as they explain the recently adopted Small Business Reorganization Act and the new legal rules and standards that will govern the wave of small business bankruptcy cases expected to be caused by COVID-19 and the increase of the debt limit for eligibility to file as a small business debtor to $7.5 million under the CARES Act. Our discussion will include:

  • Eligibility for treatment as a small business debtor
  • Modified legal standards and procedures for plan confirmation
  • The role of the case trustee
  • Modification of loans secured by a principal residence
  • Timeline and discharge
  • Strategies for creditors navigating uncharted territory in small business cases
  • Strategies for small businesses experiencing financial distress

Date & Time

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM ET


Matthew G. Summers, Partner, Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Capital Recovery
Jessica Hepburn Sadler, Counsel, Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Capital Recovery
Stacy H,, Rubin, Of Counsel, Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Capital Recovery
Chantelle McClamb, Associate, Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Capital Recovery

This program is open to Ballard Spahr clients and prospective clients. There is no cost to attend. This program is not eligible for continuing education credits.

Please register at least two days before the webinar. Login details will be sent to all approved registrants. For more information, contact us at