Bankruptcy (Law & Business)

Section 1, Fall 21

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 9/24
Credits: 4
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • MTR
  • 1410-1530
  • WB105
08/26/2021 11/30/2021

Course Description

This course concerns corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, and focuses on the reorganization of financially distressed firms under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. We will not discuss consumer bankruptcy. Students enrolled in the course are expected to participate actively in class discussion. They should also be comfortable with the basic skills involved in reading financial statements and performing valuations of financial assets.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Students in this course are expected to have knowledge and familiarity with basic accounting and corporate finance. Satisfactory completion of Law 6100 and Law 6101 would meet this expectation, or the accounting/finance familiarity may come from college coursework or work experience. If a student has knowledge/familiarity of accounting and corporate finance from college-level coursework or work experience, but is unsure whether their exposure meets the instructor’s expectations, such students are encouraged to discuss it with the instructor. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Bankruptcy (7007)
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Tuesday, November 23, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, December 03, 11:59 PM