LAWS6939 - International Insolvency Law
- Examine the issue of insolvency proceedings for states.
- Deal with the principles of traditional international insolvency law, that is, the principles governing the situation where an insolvent company has assets in more than one jurisdiction.
- Consider recent developments aiming to establish regions in which particular transnational insolvency rules are applicable.
Insolvency proceedings for states; the history of such proceedings, following moves by the International Monetary Fund during the Argentina crisis in 2001; different methods of dealing with the insolvency of states; principles governing international insolvency proceedings for companies; regional developments in international insolvency; European Insolvency Regulation.
Semester 1 Intensive
5, 6 & 12, 13 April 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- 1 x 8,000 Word Essay
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