Educational Institutions

American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Alexandria, VA
  • www.abiworld.org

Mission Statement

ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more 12,600 attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

Service Areas

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National

In additional to its national scope, the American Bankruptcy Institute has international members.

ruling year

1999

Principal Officer since 1991

Self-reported

Mr. Samuel Gerdano

Keywords

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Bankruptcy, Insolvency, Continuing Legal Education

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EIN

52-1295453

Physical Address

44 Canal Center Plaza Suite 400

Alexandria, VA 22314 1452

Also Known As

ABI

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

In fulfillment of its mission to provide information to its members, journalists, Congress and the public, ABI is engaged in numerous educational and research activities, as well as the production of a number of publications both for the insolvency practitioner and the public.

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Service Areas

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National

In additional to its national scope, the American Bankruptcy Institute has international members.

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Financials

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AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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American Bankruptcy Institute

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Samuel Gerdano

BIO

Samuel J. Gerdano is the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Institute, serving in this capacity since 1991. A magna cum laude graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law, he previously served as Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Reginald W. Jackson

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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