An introduction to personal insolvencies (bankruptcies) and corporate insolvencies (liquidations), special property rules covering insolvencies (reversal of transactions, disclaimers, order of distributions) and revision of property law principles relevant to insolvencies.
|Paper title||Insolvency Law|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$710.30|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons)
- May not be credited together with LAWS478 taken in 2009-2015, 2018, 2020.
- Teaching staff
Mr Jim Guest
All readings are provided
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship.
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- Learning Outcomes
The specific outcomes of this course are to:
- Understand what insolvency law is, its metes and bounds, and its relationship with other areas of law, particularly the law of property and secured transactions
- Understand the social purpose and utility of insolvency law
- Be able to solve practical problems involving insolvent people and entities