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This course explores, through seminar discussion, group presentations and the use of an outside speaker, the legal theory and practice relating to selected domestic and international corporate insolvency law issues, currently directors’ duties in the twilight zone, personal liability of directors, disqualification, corporate rescue, the EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings and domestic law provisions on international insolvency including the common law, s 426 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006. Topics may vary according to topicality.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.
Course Aims: The course aims to develop an in-depth of knowledge of a number of aspects of domestic and international corporate insolvency law and to develop the specialist skills specified in the Aims of the Honours LLB Degree. Main Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding Students will acquire knowledge and understanding of legal theory and practice relating to domestic and international corporate insolvency law issues, in particular:
The course is available to junior and senior honours students for any variant of the LLB. It is also available to junior and senior honours students for the MA in Legal Studies as a 30-credit course with an additional element of assessment.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 1 assessed essay (25%) and 1 three-hour written exam (75%).
Resit: No resit is available.
Draft bibliography for assessed essay, 500 word report on the group presentation.
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