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Business Bankruptcy Law in Focus

Authors
  • Daniel A. Austin
  • Stephen P. Parsons
Series / Focus Casebook Series
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As part of the In Focus Casebook Series, Business Bankruptcy Law In Focus, offers a comprehensive, practice-oriented approach to the legal and practical aspects of business bankruptcy. By providing real world scenarios throughout, the text gives students numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning, and solidify their understanding of important concepts. Clear explanatory text, case previews and case follow ups further clarify the doctrine and aid in student understanding of concepts. With its focus on business bankruptcy, this text begins by reviewing the basics of business entities and debt along with essential business bankruptcy concepts, then moves onto covering powers of debtor in possession, drafting and confirming a plan of reorganization, evolving forms of business bankruptcy (e.g. liquidation of assets, prepackaged and pre-negotiated, structured dismissals, etc.). It then introduces cross-border insolvencies under Chapter 15 of the Code, bankruptcy jurisdiction, including core and noncore proceedings following the Supreme Court decision in Stern v. Marshall.

Features:

  • Fresh approach that uses selected cases to illustrate key developments in the law and to show how courts develop and apply doctrine
  • Approachable manner and assessment features provide an experiential environment for students
  • Hands-on approach encourages students to apply concepts to real-world scenarios, offer many opportunities for students to apply their knowledge
  • Assessment features include:
    • Real Life Applications
    • Applying the Concepts
    • Case Previews and Post Case Follow Ups
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Product Information
Publication date
2016-09-16
Pages
654
Hardcover
9781454868064
Subject
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law
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