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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This unit will provide an advanced course of study in insolvency law, including an examination of core principles and value relating to the work of insolvency practitioners (receivers, administrators, liquidators, trustees in bankruptcy), and the identification and analysis of the theoretical foundations of the topic. The unit will also consider the Personal Properties Securities Act (PPSA) and relevant cross-border insolvency issues.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPatrick Keyzer

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesClass presentation, reflective essay, take home examination

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into:LMJD - Juris Doctor LML - Master of Laws LMLAW - Master of Laws LMGBL - Master of Laws in Global Business Law LMCL Master of Commercial Law OR have permission of the Law School Director of Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended






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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the theories underpinning insolvency law.
02. Understand the interaction between the insolvency provisions of the Corporations Act (Cth and the Personal Properties Securities Act (Cth).
03. Synthesise complex information relating to asset recovery by liquidators
04. Apply advanced creative, cognitive and collaborative skills to produce and communicate a sophisticated piece of legal research.

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