Law 794:  International Bankruptcy

This course focuses on how different countries and regions deal with the increasingly complex problems of distressed multi-national companies.The course is divided into three modules. The first module, which is presented over four sessions, provides an in-depth review of Chapter 15. The second module focuses on the EU Regulation. The third module focuses on the insolvency laws of a number of foreign countries, including Canada, Mexico, England & Wales, EU countries, China and Japan.

The required reading for each session includes one or more questions that illustrate particular subjects covered in the material. Each week, one of the participating schools is called upon to answer these questions during the video lectures. However, for grading purposes you will be expected to prepare answers every week.

Sequence and Prerequisites:  None.

Evaluation:  Grading will be based on a paper/project.

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