MLC713 - Corporate Insolvency Law and Policy


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

For students enrolled in M729: MLJ715

All other students: Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour class (recordings provided) and 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week


The significance of corporate insolvency laws was emphasised in the aftermath of the global financial crisis when a number of companies were unable to pay their debts and underwent insolvency proceedings. The Australian corporate insolvency law is contained in the Corporations Act 2001. This unit will include a study of the goals of insolvency law in a corporate context; the procedural aspects of the law; corporate insolvency cases and outcomes; Australian laws for cross-border insolvency; and international perspectives on corporate insolvency.

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