Professor George Triantis
Winter 2016 course
M, T, W, Th, F 9:00am - 12:15pm in Pound Hall Room 101
3 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None.

Exam type: In class.

This course concerns the law and finance of corporate bankruptcy with an emphasis on reorganization. The course reviews the fundamentals of debt contracting, including the role of events of default, debt priority and security interests. The course examines various aspects of the bankruptcy process: including the automatic stay, the avoidance of prebankruptcy transactions (e.g. fraudulent conveyances and preferences), the treatment of executory contracts, the debtor's governance structure during bankruptcy, the financing of operations and investments in bankruptcy, sales of assets or acquisition of the company during bankruptcy, and the process of negotiating, voting, and ultimately confirming a plan of reorganization. Evaluation by written examination.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance