Ancela R. Nastasi and Marshall Tracht
Focuses on the reorganization of corporate entities under the Bankruptcy Code. Topics include eligibility to file, creditors and equity holder committees, adequate protection, executory contracts, appointment of trustees and examiners, plans of reorganization, disclosure statements, and confirmation. In addition to statutory material and problem sets, students look at actual documents in Chapter 11 cases and consider current topics in corporate reorganization, such as attorney retention and fees, conflicts of interest, bad faith filings, and trading of bankruptcy claims.
Prerequisite: Bankruptcy (BUS120).