Area of Study & Practice
- Business Organization and Finance
- Commercial Transactions and Bankruptcy
- Legal Skills
JD Graduation RequirementsThis course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
The emphasis of Corporate Reorganization is the practical process of reorganizing trouble and failing businesses. The course is taught with a practical, hands on approach. The instructing professor is currently operating several international businesses and will draw from actual domestic and international examples. The course will examine the roles of the various business and legal positions in workout, and reorganization situations.
The course will cover domestic and international workouts and reorganization, in and out of a Court setting. Topics will include the identification of troubled companies and properties, the financial structure of these companies, identification of factors leading to the company's economic trouble, and the methods of allocating risk as the company is reorganized. Basic concepts of Bankruptcy will be covered in this course.
A basic Bankruptcy course is helpful for this course but not required.
Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.