LAW 2757 - Advanced Bankruptcy
This course examines federal bankruptcy law and procedure on an advanced level. It includes an in-depth study of bankruptcy court jurisdiction, venue, appeals, jury trials and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. Professional responsibility and ethical issues facing bankruptcy lawyers are studied. Other topics may include executory contracts and unexpired leases, intellectual property rights in bankruptcy, rejection of collective bargaining agreements and employee benefit plans, and bankruptcy as a vehicle for resolving mass tort liability. Transactional problems also may be explored, such as those involving buying and selling claims against a debtor, purchasing assets from a company in bankruptcy and leveraged buyouts.
Prerequisites & Notes
Debtor-Creditor or the consent of the instructor.
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