LAW 2757 - Advanced Bankruptcy
This course focuses on selected topics on federal bankruptcy law and practice. It covers bankruptcy court jurisdiction, litigation under the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and professional responsibility and ethical issues facing bankruptcy lawyers. Other topics may include claims trading strategy and its impact on chapter 11 cases, cross-border bankruptcy cases under chapter 15, bankruptcy relief for municipalities under chapter 9, debtor-in-possession financing trends, asset acquisitions in chapter 11 cases, intellectual property rights in bankruptcy, and other timely topics. Recent controversial cases may be explored as well. A paper is required on a topic to be selected by the student in consultation with the teacher. The course may satisfy Writing Requirement I. There is no examination.
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Bankruptcy or the consent of the instructor.
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