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    • 21204-01
    • Bankruptcy
    • Schwartz
    • Tue 2:10 PM-4:00 PM
      Thu 2:10 PM-4:00 PM
    • 4
    • -
    • open enrollment
    • exam required

    Bankruptcy (21204). 4 units. This course will concern both business and consumer bankruptcies. It will ask: why is a federal bankruptcy procedure necessary? What normative goals should animate that procedure? When should insolvent firms be reorganized rather than liquidated? How should macro-stresses affect bankruptcy law? What is the relation between an ex post insolvency law and the ex ante investment and other behavior of firms? How can a consumer bankruptcy law best resolve the tradeoff between insurance--the discharge--and incentives--holding people to their obligations? A casebook will form the basis of the readings, and there will be considerable stress on learning the law as well as the economics of bankruptcy. Self-scheduled examination. A. Schwartz.

    Location: SLB - 121 (Tue)
    SLB - 121 (Thu)
    Grade mode: graded
    CRN: 20093
    Exam: 5/02/2016 - 5/16/2016
    Questions available online
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    Length: 3.5 hour(s)
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