Instructor(s): Elizabeth Rathbone

For graduate students, the course number is LAW2007Y.

This section of this course is offered on campus, for students who can attend in person. This course will meet two times a week in-person. In order to safeguard the health and safety of students, there is a possibility that all sections of this class will convert to a remote format for all or part of the term. To enrol in this course all students must meet or exceed the tech requirements for enrolment in University of Toronto courses, which can be found here [https://www.viceprovoststudents.utoronto.ca/students/tech-requirements-online-learning/]

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 corporate bankruptcy, receiverships, and proposals under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, restructuring and liquidating Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings, 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
3-hour, open book final examination [100%].
Academic year
2020 - 2021

At a Glance

Second Term
Credits
4
Hours
4

Enrolment

Maximum
60

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

Schedule

M: 6:30 - 8:30 pm (in-class)
W: 6:30 - 8:30 pm (in-class)