Bankruptcy Law

Semester 2

Total number of hours : 20


This course is designed to provide students with international corporate bankruptcy law. The key general concepts studied will include French law, German law, British law, European law and American law. In examining the different types of bankruptcy proceedings, we will begin with the rules for liquidations and then explore reorganizations.

Throughout the course, we will explore the policies underlying bankruptcy laws. By the end of this course, students should: have acquired knowledge of business bankruptcy law, policy, and practice, and of fundamental legal concepts relating to debtor-creditor relationships, and have acquired an ability to apply such knowledge to advising financially companies, as well as their creditors and other interested parties.

Have acquired a general awareness of some of the current events, trends, politics, and developments relating to bankruptcy law and practice.