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79033 Insolvency Administration

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject provides students with practical legal knowledge which is essential for business with its concern for the protection and regulation of insolvent individuals and corporations. Students examine the legal procedures involved in insolvency law (such as bankruptcy petitions, lodging proofs of debt and distribution of insolvent estates) as well as the impact of insolvency upon stakeholders such as employees, unsecured creditors, and individual and corporate players. Particular emphasis is placed on the various methods of administering insolvent estates including discussing powers of insolvency administrators, voluntary administration, liquidation and the rights of creditors. Applying a collaborative approach to problem-solving, students develop a capacity to analyse and advise on commercial and legal issues relating to insolvency.

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