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LX4573: CORPORATE INSOLVENCY LAW (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Oct 2022 15:10


Course Overview

This course explores various aspects of corporate insolvency law, which is an important area in practice. Among the topics that will be covered are theories of corporate insolvency law, types of insolvency process (including corporate rescue processes), creditors’ claims and security rights (especially floating charges), challengeable transactions, and liability of directors. While the principal focus will be law in the UK, references will also be made to other jurisdictions, including the USA.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Alisdair Macpherson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Legal Studies (Ma Honours) (LX) (Studied)
  • LS2533 Business Law (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

Yes

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 Description

The course aims to develop an in-depth knowledge of a number of aspects of corporate insolvency law and to develop the specialist skills required at honours level.

Students will acquire knowledge and understanding of corporate insolvency law issues, in particular (subject to a degree of variation):

  • Theories of corporate insolvency law
  • Types of insolvency process
  • Corporate rescue
  • Creditors’ claims and security rights
  • Challengeable transactions
  • Liability of directors

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 26 - 28, 30 - 32, 34, 39

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Word Count 2500
Learning Outcomes
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
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Word Count 3500
Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resit Failed Elements in same format if due to extenuating circumstances

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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