The first edition of Corporate Reorganization in Bankruptcy is designed to teach students the legal and financial principles of business bankruptcy law. The casebook is ideal for second- and third-year law students who are considering a career in business bankruptcy specifically. Each chapter is comprised of case excerpts with questions to prompt discussion and analysis, short readings that summarize the relevant rules, doctrines, and financial concepts, and problems requiring students to apply the legal and financial principles learned from hypothetical fact patterns. With an emphasis on the principles of finance, Corporate Reorganization in Bankruptcy examines each of the major types of investors in a business corporation. In addition, it includes a thorough treatment of Section 363 sales, banking and systemic risk.
Business Bankruptcy: Financial Restructuring and Modern Commercial Markets provides students with a contemporary stand-alone business bankruptcy text. Designed to teach financial restructuring law in a realistic twenty-first century commercial context, the book uses problem sets to explore not only Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy, but also out-of-court restructuring, modern financial products and transactions, and advanced in-court restructuring topics. New to the Second Edition: Clear thematic structure emphasizing the limitations on out-of-court restructuring and how bankruptcy attempts to address those limitations Reorganized chapter flow tracking traditional order of bankruptcy topics Substantially condensed text through elimination of extra cases and statutory excerpts Updated problem sets, including coverage of privacy issues in bankruptcy sales and capstone strategic issues Expanded coverage of out-of-court restructuring New chapters providing overview of bankruptcy process and summary comparing issues in out-of-court and in-court restructuring Professors and students will benefit from: Unique coverage of out-of-court restructuring providing students with realistic view of contemporary restructuring practice and showing what Chapter 11 adds to the financial restructuring toolkit Detailed coverage of modern financial products and markets—derivatives, securitization, loan syndications, and claims trading—familiarizing students with the dynamics of the modern restructuring landscape Comprehensive expository text clearly explaining the operation of the Bankruptcy Code and the policy issues involved In-depth case-studies contextualizing judicial decisions within the larger strategic picture Incorporation of actual deal documents, including a bond indenture, a loan syndication agreement, ISDA Master Agreement, and a restructuring support agreement Modular design enabling optional coverage of advanced topics
The new edition of Cases, Problems & Materials on Bankruptcy retains the sophistication of the original Baird & Jackson casebook & has been refashioned so that it is easier to teach. Foundation Press is proud to welcome this casebook into its line of Bankruptcy titles. Part One Debt I. The Role of Debt II. Debt Collection Part Two Elements of Bankruptcy III. A Road Map to Bankruptcy Law IV. Eligibility for Bankruptcy V. Claims Against the Estate VI. Assets of the Estate VII. Strong Arm Powers VIII. Avoiding the Opt-Out Problem: Prebankruptcy Transfers IX. Avoiding the Opt-Out Problem: The Automatic Stay X. Managing the Estate XI. Concluding the Case: Payout Part Three The Individual's Fresh Start XII. Limitation of Creditors Reach XIII. Adjustment of an Individual's Debts Part Four Business Reorganization XIV. The Absolute Priority Rule XV. Effect of Confirmation XVI. Beyond Simple Corporate Reorganization Part One of the book reviews the basic principles of the debtor-creditor relationship. Part Two surveys the elements of bankruptcy common to every case. Part Three addresses questions that apply specifically to an individual debtor's fresh start. Part Four addresses questions that apply specifically to a business debtor's reorganization. Each chapter introduces an essay on how the topic of the chapter fits into an overarching bankruptcy framework. Then there appear, in unfailing order, cases, notes, & problems. Each subchapter is integrated to work as a unit suitable for a single class. A detailed teacher's manual answers all the problems & underscores the rationale behind the cases & materials. The materials are designed so the instructor can use a traditional case method or the problem method, or a combination.
In a Business Communication course with a goal to help students understand actual business-world applications of theory, cases are a very effective tool for helping to achieve this understanding. This casebook, written by a renowned communications expert, offers students an approach to successful case analysis, along with a comprehensive collection of 36 cases that may be applied to any Business Communication issue or theme. The cases in this book focus on real-world companies (i.e. Northwest Airlines, Merck, The Walt Disney Company, Google, Procter & Gamble, Wal-Mart, McDonalds, Sony and Kraft,) and provide students with the opportunity to put Business Communication theory into practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden. Kaum ein anderer Politiker unserer Zeit symbolisiert heute in solchem Maße die Friedenshoffnungen der Menschheit und den Gedanken der Aussöhnung aller Rassen wie der ehemalige südafrikanische Präsident und Friedensnobelpreisträger. Auch nach seinem Tod finden seine ungebrochene Charakterstärke und Menschenfreundlichkeit die Bewunderung aller friedenswilligen Menschen auf der Welt. Mandelas Lebensgeschichte ist über die politische Bedeutung hinaus ein spannend zu lesendes, kenntnis- und faktenreiches Dokument menschlicher Entwicklung unter Bedingungen und Fährnissen, vor denen die meisten Menschen innerlich wie äußerlich kapituliert haben dürften.
Uniquely authoritative and intellectual, the Hornbook Series serves as the definitive supplement to classroom discussions and casebook studies with clear explanations of the law and references to cases, statutes, and articles. Epstein, Nickles, and White's Hornbook on Bankruptcy focuses its attention on the central issues of bankruptcy, including commencement, dismissal, and conversion; automatic stay; the use, sale, and lease of estate property; avoidance powers; liquidation; exempt property; individual and business reorganization; proceedings; jurisdiction; and procedure. A condensed version of the authors? three-volume treatise, the hornbook points out where materials are omitted, allowing for easy cross-reference. Hornbooks broaden one's understanding of topical areas of law, providing historical background as well as insight into contemporary issues and future directions of the law. Available for dozens of topics and considered the finest resource in primary legal education, the Hornbook Series is recommended by more professors than any other study guide.
Chapter 11: Reorganizing American Businesses, The Essentials is part Aspen's new "Essentials" series, which takes a "forest rather than the trees" approach to teaching. This concise paperback concentrates on the fundamentals of business bankruptcy law and uses an informal, essay-like style to explain them. In addition to developing the important ideas in business bankruptcy, the author also takes a look at some of the more important operational elements in order to bring the material to life. Suitable for use with any casebook, this text clarifies the important topics and bridges the gap of understanding for the student. Among the features that make this text an outstanding resource: written by Elizabeth Warren, the leading authority in the country on bankruptcy law. Warren is widely published in the field and is known for her keen ability to write about complex issues with great lucidity Warren concentrates on making the elements of business reorganization (Chapter 11) easily accessible to students the text is concise and user-friendly, hitting the main points of business bankruptcy without getting lost in the details Students will find this unique text reassuring and illuminating. Require or recommend Chapter 11: Reorganizing American Businesses, The Essentials for use alongside your casebook and give your students their best opportunity to grasp all the fundamentals of business bankruptcy.