Law 691 - Int'l Insolvency

Law 691 - Int'l Insolvency - 1An International Approach to...

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1An International Approach to Insolvency Legislation Dott. Luciano Panzani Corte di Cassazione Rome, Italy Hon. Charles G. Case II United States Bankruptcy Court Phoenix, Arizona Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Winter session 2008 Syllabus Monday, January 7, 2008 Module 1: Overview of insolvency legislation as a matter of national domestic law 8:30 am A. The different traditions 1. Common law jurisdictions a. Liquidation b. Reorganization c. The US model d. The UK model 2. Civil law jurisdictions a. Liquidation b. The Italian model c. The German model d. The French model 3. Priorities a. Social claims b. Tax claims 3. “Fresh start” v. “stigma.” 12:00 Adjourn
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Readings for January 7 : 1. World Bank: Principles for Effective Insolvency and Creditor Rights Systems (Revised 2005) (See: World Bank Revised Princip. ..) 2. Case: Business Crisis and Reorganization: The American Experience (2005) (See: CGCase–The American Exper. ..) 3. Panzani: Italian Bankruptcy Law Reform (2006) (See: L. Panzani–Italian Bankru. ..) Background Materials for January 7 : 1. (2006) (See: Gordon Johnson– Social Cl. ..) 2. Day: III-Governmental Tax Priorities in Bankruptcy Proceedings (2006) (See: Day–Governmental and tax. ..) Tuesday, January 8, 2008 8:30 am Module 1 (continued)
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