Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
LAM9910
Module Title
International Corporate Rescue
Academic Year
2020/2021
Co-ordinator
Semester
Intended for use in future years

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Module Assessment  Written Assignment of 5,000 words  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Display a knowledge and understanding of the issues involved both from a legal and commercial perspective.
2. Display a knowledge and understanding of the legal principles associated with corporate insolvency law both in the UK and in selected other countries, in particular, Australia, China, France, Germany and the United States.
3. Critically evaluate the current judicial and legislative approach towards insolvency mechanisms employed to attempt to provide an alternative to the liquidation of insolvent companies.
4. Display an ability to access the relevant literature and materials in this field and how to use them in a critical discussion of the issues covered by this subject.
5. Present critical and well-informed argument regarding the problems of achieving an effective balance between the need to protect creditors while attempting to rescue companies in financial distress.

Brief description

This module will provide an opportunity to examine key substantive legal issues associated with corporate rescue. The principal areas to be studied in depth include: traditional approaches to corporate insolvency law; what is meant by corporate rescue; the aims and objectives of a corporate rescue regime; a comparative study of corporate rescue schemes in a number of jurisdictions including Australia, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Content

1. Traditional approaches to corporate insolvency law.
2. The meaning of the term 'rorporate rescue?
3. Aims and objectives of corporate rescue regimes.
4. A comparative study of corporate rescue schemes including case studies in the countries mentioned above.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7