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Jake Diiorio & Cooper Plyler Presented at Loyola X Symposium

01.22.24

Cooper Plyler and Jake DiIorio were panelists at the annual Loyola X Symposium in Long Beach, CA. Cooper joined Mike Brumbaugh of MBI Consulting, Laura Lutz of Lubin Olson Niewiadomski LLP, and moderator Richardson “Red” Griswold of Griswold Law to present “Surf’s Up! First Day Issues.” Jake joined Michael G. Kasolas of Michael Kasolas & Co., Jarrett Osborne-Revis of Buchalter, […]

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David Stapleton Presented at TMA’s Cross-Border Conference

10.27.23

David Stapleton was a panelist at the TMA Northwest’s 2023 Cross-Border Conference, presenting “Fraud and Insolvency: Untangling Fraud in Bankruptcy.” The diverse panel of restructuring experts addressed situations where they uncovered fraud at insolvent companies and  how they handled the matters.  

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David Stapleton Presented at California Receivers Forum

10.18.23

David Stapleton was a panelist at the California Receivers Forum‘s 2023 Education Series, presenting “Playing the End Game: Receivers in Post-Judgment Enforcement.” David and the other panelists discussed situations where a judgment creditor’s best chance to collect on the judgment requires expertise to capture and monetize assets that are not as readily valued and available […]

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Kenton Johnson Received NAFER’s President’s Award

09.29.23

We are proud to announce that NAFER bestowed its President’s Award to Kenton Johnson at its 2023 Annual Conference. The President’s Award is not presented annually. Instead, it’s reserved for individuals who have demonstrated unwavering dedication and outstanding service to NAFER over an extended period, selflessly contributing without seeking recognition. In recognizing Kenton, NAFER characterized […]

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TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal

08.8.23

Sudden Death Averted for Pandemic Victim July/Aug 2023 Lenders, turnaround professionals, and their counsel faced unparalleled  challenges with the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. When a 65-year old manufacturer / wholesaler of screen print, embroidery, and pad print goods for national parks, zoos, ski resorts, gift shops, and cruise lines quickly became […]

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Stapleton Named Assignee of Romeo Power

07.6.23

Romeo Power, a battery-maker purchased by electric-truck maker Nikola (Nasdaq:NKLA) in October 2022, was transferred to assignee SG Service, an affiliate of Stapleton Group, Inc. in an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors. According to the Wall Street Journal, Nikola purchased Romeo Power in October 2022 to reduce bottlenecks in electric truck production. Struggling from […]

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Mike Bergthold Presented at San Diego Bankruptcy Forum

05.23.23

Mike Bergthold and Gary Rudolph, Esq. of Sullivan Hill presented the webinar “Subchapter V Updates and the abc’s of ABCs” to San Diego Bankruptcy Forum members and guests. The presentation featured an update on recent issues in Subchapter V cases and a refresher on Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors.

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Private Fiduciaries and Their Role in Estate Planning

04.25.23

Private fiduciaries can play a critical role in managing and protecting the assets of their clients. They also help ensure that their clients’ wishes are carried out after they are gone and their assets reach their desired beneficiaries. David Stapleton joined Derek Myron of Centura Wealth Advisory to discuss private fiduciaries, their role in managing […]

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Jake DiIorio Moderated California Receivers Forum Panel

04.6.23

Jake DiIorio moderated the California Receivers Forum  educational seminar/webinar Receivers and Bankruptcy: Is There Life After Filing? Details: A receiver is appointed in state court then the debtor files bankruptcy (or creditors file involuntary bankruptcy). How does the Receiver maneuver around the complications of the bankruptcy? Panelists Kyra Andrassy of Smiley Wang-Ekvall, Oren Bitan of […]

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Mike Bergthold Presented at California Craft Beer Summit

03.20.23

Mike Bergthold, Chris Hawkins of Sullivan Hill and human experience leader Jennifer Briggs shared tools to Navigating a Challenging Market at the California Craft Beer Summit. Details: It’s no secret that many craft brewers are suffering financial distress. And there is likely more pain to come due to overcapacity and higher interest rates. Join the […]

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