Instructor(s): Adriana Robertson

For graduate students, the course number is LAW2007YF.

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

This course will involve a detailed study of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act, and the various insolvency regimes these statutes provide for, including personal and corporate bankruptcy, consumer and commercial proposals under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, restructuring and liquidating Companies Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings, receiverships, and international insolvencies.

In addition to the legal rules, considerable emphasis will be placed on the normative implications and economic consequences of these regimes.

Evaluation
Option A: 3-hour, open book final examination [100%]. Option B: 3,000 word paper (exclusive of footnotes) on a CCAA (restructuring)-related topic [50%] and a 1.5-hour, open book final examination [50%]. Note: Option A is the default evaluation method for this course. Students wishing to select Option B must receive written permission from the course instructor and notify the Records Office by November 1.

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
4
Hours
4

Enrolment

Maximum
60
55 JD
5 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

M: 2:10 - 4:00
W: 2:10 - 4:00