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Business Failure and Restructuring - CLAW2202

Year - 2020

Financial difficulty is an ever present reality for individuals and businesses. This unit addresses corporate insolvency and the bankruptcy of individuals and their consequences, and legal and commercial strategies for financial rehabilitation. The focus of the unit is corporate insolvency and the forms of external administration (receivership, voluntary administration, deeds of company arrangement, schemes of arrangements and winding up) designed to either rescue the corporation or, if this is not possible, to provide a fair and orderly process for dealing with its property. Particular emphasis is given to rescue and reconstruction under voluntary administration. Director's duties in the insolvency context, and corporate group and cross-border insolvency, are also discussed.

Three hours of classes per week which may include one or more of the following: lectures; seminars; tutorials or workshops

class participation (15%); class test (25%); presentation (25%); presentation questions (15%); final exam (20%)


CLAW2201 or CLAW1003 or CLAW2214


Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Business Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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