Ponzi Schemes in Bankruptcy

Presented by The Business, Commercial and Bankruptcy Section of the Barristers Club

Walks, Talks, and Smells Like Fraud: Ponzi Schemes in Bankruptcy   


Date Tuesday September 29, 2020
Program 12:00-1:15 p.m. 
MCLE 1.0 Hour


Hon. Hannah L. Blumenstiel
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

Karen K. Diep
Diamond McCarthy LLP

Michael G. Kasolas, CPA
United States Bankruptcy Trustee


Jeannie Kim
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

A practical resource for lawyers and other professionals involved with Ponzi scheme cases: identifying “red flags”; working with and understanding the roles of the U.S. Trustee’s Office and other government agencies; asserting and defending clawback claims; making sense of recent legal developments surrounding the Ponzi scheme presumption.


  • Defining and identifying a Ponzi scheme 
  • Government and Trustee’s Role 
  • Claims and Defenses under the Bankruptcy Code and California law
  • Practical and Strategic Considerations

Section Chair

Roxanne Bahadurji, Diamond McCarthy & Karen Diep, Diamond McCarthy 

For a printable flyer, click here.

Event Code: B201211


 Free BASF Law Student
 $35 Section Member
 $50 BASF Member
 $65 Nonmember


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9/29/2020 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Online only. CA

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