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Transnational Corporate Restructuring (Module)

Module description

Modern business structures are rarely confined to a single jurisdiction. The successful restructuring of a business in financial distress requires the flexible and innovative utilisation of corporate law, corporate insolvency law and corporate finance mechanisms offered by a multitude of jurisdictions and on the basis of international instruments. The module seeks to identify and to critically analyse the emerging patterns in global restructuring practice from a transnational perspective. Students following the module will obtain a deeper understanding and critical awareness of the mechanisms and techniques utilised in this respect. This is essential for anyone who aspires to work in the corporate, finance or restructuring departments of any major international law firm, on in-house in international financial institutions.

Staff information

Dr Michael Schillig

Teaching pattern

Learning and teaching methods vary but may include watching video content, engaging in discussion forums, taking part in live chat/webinar sessions, self-directed activities, doing quizzes or working through interactive content designed to stimulate your thoughts and help you to apply knowledge.

You will be expected to undertake approximately 20 hours of study per week which may typically be broken down as follows:

  • Directed study - 2 (web content material including recorded video, text, graphics)
  • Other activity - 2 (1 hour live seminar and 1 hour of discussion board)
  • Self-directed learning and assessment work - 16 (including completing set tasks and reading, research, revision)

Module assessment - more information

A small percentage of your final module mark will be based on your participation in discussion forums, unless stated otherwise. The remaining percentage will typically be assessed by a 48-hour take-home exam. 

Key information

Module code 7FFLP011

Credit level 7

Assessment written examination/s

Credit value 15

Semester Full-year

Study abroad module No