Employment Law: Employee Benefits
Business Law: Finance: Capital Markets, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Bankruptcy : A business lawyer working with companies must have a basic understanding of the bankruptcy process in order to advise clients on possible paths to take that may affect the entity's employee benefits plans and other employee arrangements. This course concerns the law and finance of corporate bankruptcy with an emphasis on reorganization. The course reviews the fundamentals of debt contracting, including the role of events of default, debt priority and security interests. Students interested in business law should take a course in bankruptcy or reorganization.
General course Description:
This course is a study of the rights of secured and unsecured creditors under state law and federal bankruptcy law, and the corresponding rights of debtors. Subjects covered include methods of collecting judgments, fraudulent conveyances, general assignments, bankruptcy jurisdiction, powers of the trustee, the automatic stay, and reorganization under Chapter 11. Particular attention is paid to the policy considerations underlying the bankruptcy code, as well as its relationship to other facets of commercial law.
Course Style: A Substantive/Statutory course deals with law, theory, and policy in the context of a particular code or statutory scheme.
Course Frequency: Offered once a year