Bankruptcy

Current Offerings

Bankruptcy (1003): 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. The course examines various aspects of the bankruptcy process: including the automatic stay, the avoidance of prebankruptcy transactions (e.g. fraudulent conveyances and preferences), the treatment of executory contracts, the debtor's governance structure during bankruptcy, the financing of operations and investments in bankruptcy, sales of assets during bankruptcy, and the process of negotiating, voting, and ultimately confirming a plan of reorganization. Any student may write a paper in lieu of the final exam with consent of instructor. After the term begins, students accepted into the course can transfer from section 01 (final exam) into section 02 (final paper), with consent of the instructor. Elements use in grading: Class participation; and exam or paper.

Sections

Bankruptcy | LAW 1003 Section 01 Class #1053

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Mand Pass Health Restr credit/Fail
  • Exam:
    • In-class Final
  • Exam:
      • Details to come
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning

  • 2019-2020 Spring ( )
  • Tue, Thu

Bankruptcy | LAW 1003 Section 02 Class #1054

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Mand Pass Health Restr credit/Fail
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning

  • 2019-2020 Spring ( )
  • Tue, Thu

Past Offerings

Bankruptcy (1003): (Formerly Law 240) 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. Elements used in grading: Class participation, attendance, final exam.

Sections

Bankruptcy | LAW 1003 Section 01 Class #29883

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2018-2019 Autumn
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Exam:
    • In-class Final
  • Exam:
      • In-class Final
      • Self Scheduled
    • Room: TBD
    • @

  • 2018-2019 Autumn
    Schedule No Longer Available

Bankruptcy (1003): (Formerly Law 240) 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. The course examines various aspects of the bankruptcy process: including the automatic stay, the avoidance of prebankruptcy transactions (e.g. fraudulent conveyances and preferences), the treatment of executory contracts, the debtor's governance structure during bankruptcy, the financing of operations and investments in bankruptcy, sales of assets during bankruptcy, and the process of negotiating, voting, and ultimately confirming a plan of reorganization. Any student may write a paper in lieu of the final exam with consent of instructor. After the term begins, students accepted into the course can transfer from section 01 (final exam) into section 02 (final paper), with consent of the instructor. Elements use in grading: Class participation; and exam or paper.

Sections

Bankruptcy | LAW 1003 Section 01 Class #1063

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2017-2018 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Exam:
    • In-class Final
  • Exam:
      • In-class Final
      • Self Scheduled
    • Room: Room 190
    • @

  • 2017-2018 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available

Bankruptcy | LAW 1003 Section 02 Class #35554

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2017-2018 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
  • 2017-2018 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available
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