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How to Get a Receiver Appointed

By: Cynthia L. Hegarty

Winthrop attorney Cynthia Hegarty recently participated in a Receivership 101 video series put on by Commercial Receivers Association and the Daily DAC LLC – Distressed Asset Central. Cynthia’s session, “How to Get a Receiver Appointed,” discusses the first steps toward a receivership and the differences between limited and general receivers. Check out the full session here:


Distressed Asset Sales – A Discussion of Bankruptcy And State Law Alternatives

Winthrop & Weinstine attorney Cynthia Hegarty will be the Moderator at the Minnesota State Bar Association’s CLE presentation, “Distressed Asset Sales – A Discussion of Bankruptcy And State Law Alternatives,” on February 21, 2023.  The panel will discuss current issues with distressed asset purchases and sales in bankruptcy and under state law alternatives. Moderator:  Cynthia Hegarty, ...

February 21, 2023


Conversion and Dismissal of Cases

By: Daniel C. Beck, Kristopher "Tip" Lee, Cynthia L. Hegarty and David M. Tanabe

Winthrop & Weinstine attorney’s Daniel Back, Kristopher Lee, Cynthia Hegarty, and David Tanabe wrote Chapter 24, “Conversion and Dismissal of Cases,” in the Bankruptcy Practice in MN Deskbook, 2nd Edition. Minnesota CLE’s Bankruptcy Practice in Minnesota Deskbook is the best and most authoritative bankruptcy practice resource available to Minnesota attorneys. Overseen by editors Terri A. Running, ...


Debtor-Creditor Law: New Developments and Looking Beyond the Pandemic

By: Jeffrey R. Ansel and Cynthia L. Hegarty

Jeffrey Ansel and Cynthia Hegarty will present “Debtor-Creditor Law: New Developments and Looking Beyond the Pandemic,” on December 2, 2021 through Minnesota CLE.  This online seminar features the essentials of Debtor-Creditor law as well as the newest legal developments affecting Debtor-Creditor practice and looking beyond the pandemic, and will be taught by the experts who ...

December 2, 2021

8:55 AM - 4:20 PM

Fraudulent Transfers, Now Voidable Transactions, and State Law Preferences

By: Cynthia L. Hegarty

Cynthia Hegarty recently co-authored Chapter 12, “Fraudulent Transfers, Now Voidable Transactions, and State Law Preferences,” in the Debtor-Creditor Handbook.  The Debtor-Creditor Handbook with eFormbook is a guide to judgments and execution, pre-collection practice, debtor’s assets, liens, collection and defense, secured and unsecured creditors, and much more. The new 12th Edition includes a brand-new chapter covering ...


Chapter 11 Commercial Bankruptcies During COVID

Winthrop & Weinstine will present a webinar for Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota on “Chapter 11 Commercial Bankruptcies During COVID.” This program will cover the basics of a commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding from the perspective of a secured lender. It will be a good program for bankers who are new to Chapter 11 and ...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CT

Breaking the Ice: Virus, recession drive demand for bankruptcy bar

Creditors’ Remedies, Bankruptcy & Work-out attorney Cynthia Hegarty was profiled in Minnesota Lawyer‘s Breaking The Ice feature. In the article, Cynthia discusses how the pandemic and its economic fallout are driving greater demand for her specialty in bankruptcy work. “It’s a big challenge because there’s no foreseeable resolution,” Hegarty said, referring to the increase in bankruptcy ...

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