Instructor(s): Jane Dietrich

For graduate students, the course number is LAW2007HF.

Note: The Blackboard program will be used for this course. Students must self-enrol in Blackboard as soon as confirmed in the course in order to obtain course information.

This course deals with the rules governing individual and corporate bankruptcies. It focuses mainly on two federal statutes: the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, and also addresses certain provincial statutes. The course will provide students with a foundation for understanding insolvency law in a business context. Topics covered will include formal bankruptcy, the appointment of a receiver, ranking of creditors and commercial reorganizations.

Evaluation
3-hour 100% open book final examination, materials to be determined by instructors.

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
3
Hours
2

Enrolment

Maximum
50
46 JD
4 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

Th: 4:10 - 6:00