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Business Reorganization

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Credit Only: N Anon Gr: Y

This course is a study of the law governing the reorganization of businesses under chapter 11 and related provisions of the U.S. bankruptcy code. It includes such topics as prepetition planning, the filing of a business reorganization case (either voluntary or involuntary), jurisdiction and venue, the automatic stay and “adequate protection,” the bankruptcy estate, “first day” orders, use of cash collateral, postpetition financing, wage payment orders, rights of utilities, reclamation rights, executory contracts, employment and payment of professionals, professional responsibility in the bankruptcy context, creditors’ (and other) committees, chapter 11 trustees and examiners, substantive consolidation, chapter 11 plans and disclosure statements, plan confirmation, claims objections, avoidance actions, coordination of international insolvency cases.

CCLAW 961 Bankruptcy or CCLAW 952 Secured Transactions