VALUATION AND REMEDIES IN BANKRUPTCY
(BANKRUPTCY LAW – 5090)
This course will examine valuation and remedy issues that arise in bankruptcy cases. Topics considered may include valuations in dispute, valuation and finance theory, common methods of valuing a company and other unique assets such as IP, the proper role of the court in valuation disputes, and various remedies that valuation evidence can support, such as unjust enrichment and the avoidance remedies available under Sections 550 and 551 of the Bankruptcy Code. With a dual focus on theory and practice, the course will also include some study of the actual valuation reports submitted and the remedies that resulted in leading valuation cases. Grades will be based on a combination of participation and a research memorandum assignment of approximately 15 pages in length. Pre-requisite: Creditors' Rights or permission of the instructor.