ABI Technology & Telecommunications Committee Newsletter

ABI Committee News

Nineteen Questions with George Prentice (Clerk Of Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, W.D. Tex.): CM/ECF: Past, Present and Future

  1. What is your role in the CM/ECF system currently?
    I'm responsible for ensuring that we have the most current release installed and that the system is available and functioning properly.
  2. What was your role in the CM/ECF system in its earlier days?
    I was involved in process reengineering and systems enhancements, most notably the development of our electronic order signing program E-Orders. E-Orders is now in use by more than a third of the bankruptcy courts nationwide.

Read the full interview.


Receive a $100 Discount on Maximizing Intellectual Property Value for Business Professionals Conference

ABI members can receive a $100 discount to attend the Ocean Tomo Fall Auction & Conference to be held on Oct. 29-30 in Chicago. For the first time, the event will feature a CLE-approved program track on "Maximizing IP Value for Business Professionals" designed specifically for bankruptcy and M&A professionals, tax attorneys, lenders, and investors.  For a detailed list of topics and speakers or to register, visit www.OceanTomo.com/abi.  To receive your $100 discount, enter "ABI" into the coupon code.

Committee Session At The Winter Leadership Conference

The Winter Leadership Conference will be held Dec. 4-6 in Tucson, AZ, at the Westin La Paloma.  This year's conference will feature another great group of sessions and speakers, as well as some top-notch entertainment! The Technology & Telecommunications Cases Committee will hold a session on Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. entitled "The Latest Developments in Technology Resources Important to Bankruptcy Professionals."  The panel for the session will include David D. Bird, Clerk of Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.), Narendra Ganti, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP in Washington and Hon. Pamela Hollis, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.).  H. Jason Gold of Wiley Rein LLP in McLean, Va. will serve as moderator.  Click here to register for the conference online.