COMPARATIVE INSOLVENCY LAW

LAW5CIL

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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.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

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Readings

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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Be able to describe and compare various approaches to insolvency law.

Activities:
Lectures and seminar discussion.

02. Be able to identify corporate insolvency systems.

Activities:
Lectures and seminar discussion.

03. Critically analyse in order to determine the need for insolvency law reform.

Activities:
Seminar discussion.

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