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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 3072

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
105376

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2023.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with an advanced understanding of Insolvency Law, both in the context of personal insolvency (bankruptcy) and corporate insolvency.

Course content

Process and consequences of bankruptcy and liquidation; assets available for distribution in the case of bankruptcy and liquidation; administration and termination of bankruptcy and liquidation; alternatives to bankruptcy; company reorganisation; secured creditors and receivership; cross-border insolvency.

Textbook(s)

Symes C. Brown D. & S. Lombard 2019, Australian Insolvency Law, 4th ed, LexisNexis, Chatswood N.S.W

Australian Government, Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Current version, LexisNexis, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LAWS 3080 Corporations Law A

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 40 hours x n/a
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 40 hours x n/a

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Essay 2700 words 60% N/A
Problem solving exercise 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Essay 2700 words 60% N/A
Problem solving exercise 1800 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Essay 2700 words 60% N/A
Problem solving exercise 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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