Bankruptcy: Chapter 11
This course 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.
A substantive/statutory course that deals with the laws, regulations and underlying policy related to reorganization through bankruptcy, usually sought by a corporation or partnership. 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.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; International Business; Real Estate and Land Use; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution
Prerequisite: Bankruptcy (BUS120)