COMPARATIVE INSOLVENCY LAW

LAW5CIL

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will offer a comparative approach to insolvency law, with a focus on corporate insolvency systems. Given the recent worldwide financial crisis, the need for insolvency law reform has once again been publicized, and many countries are in the midst of such reform.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA global view of business insolvency systemsPrescribedWestbrook, J., Booth, C., Paulus and Rajak, H.THE WORLD BANK, 2010

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Week 40-40, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 40 - 40
Five 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
class participation10
one 6,000-7,000-word take home examination90