A Managerial Primer on the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

6 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2008

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Mathias Hild

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Matthew R. McBrady

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Abstract

This note offers an introduction to reorganization procedures within the U.S. bankruptcy law from a business perspective. It can be used to explore the strategic dimensions of bankruptcy procedures and to set the stage for UVA-QA-0634.

Excerpt

UVA-QA-0633

A Managerial primer on the u.S. Bankruptcy Code

The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 (Bankruptcy Code) established the, “inability of a debtor to pay debts as they become due,” as the sole qualifying criterion for bankruptcy. It is divided into the following (selected) chapters:

Chapter 1: General provisions, definitions, and rules of construction

Chapter 2: Case administration

Chapter 5: Creditors, debtors, and the estate

. . .

Keywords: bankruptcy, reorganization

Suggested Citation

Hild, Mathias and McBrady, Matthew R., A Managerial Primer on the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Darden Case No. UVA-QA-0633, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=912038 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.912038

Mathias Hild (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

Matthew R. McBrady

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.darden.virginia.edu/faculty/mcbrady.htm

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