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LAW 7115 - Insolvency Law
University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

LAW 7115 - Insolvency Law

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Intensive
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Pre-Requisite: Students without a Bachelor of Laws must have completed LAW 7177
Assessment: Typically will include either a research essay or examination.
Syllabus:

The course will cover insolvency of corporations and individuals, and will include: (1) An introduction to the theory, policy and history of insolvency law, and to its fundamental principles; (2) An introduction to the main forms of insolvency procedure for individuals (bankruptcy and its alternatives) and corporations (liquidation, voluntary administration, and receivership); (3) Issues in relation to personal insolvency including consumer bankruptcy, the property of the bankrupt 'estate', and the rights of bankrupts and restrictions upon them; (4) The role and duties of directors; (5) The regulation and reform of insolvency law and the profession, and 'globalisation' of insolvency law and practice through involvement of international bodies; (6) An introduction to cross-border insolvency. By the end of the course students should have a grounding in the basic principles and rules of Australian insolvency law, an understanding of, and ability to evaluate, the key theoretical and policy issues affecting insolvency law and its reform, an appreciation of contemporary international developments, and an ability to research and analyse problems on Australian insolvency law.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 08/05/2020 Fri 12/06/2020


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12599 SE01 18 12 16 Mar - 16 Mar Monday 9am - 4pm  
23 Mar - 23 Mar Monday 9am - 4pm  
8 Apr - 9 Apr Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 4pm  
Note: Seminar held in Ligertwood 5.15