An introduction to bankruptcy law, with emphasis on the current Federal Bankruptcy Code. The course includes Chapter 7 (liquidation bankruptcy proceedings), Chapter 11 (business reorganizations), and Chapter 13 (simplified reorganizations for individuals and sole proprietorships). Also considered are various state law debtor-creditor remedies and the impact of bankruptcy on such remedies. Prior enrollment in the UCC and debtor-creditor courses may be helpful but is not mandatory.
Prof. Matthew Salerno is a Lecturer in Law in the LLEAP 3: Transactional program, where he draws from almost two decades of practice, mostly dealing with business restructuring and corporate counseling.
Prof. Marvin Sicherman is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University and a practicing bankruptcy attorney.
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