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About the Book

Business Bankruptcy: Financial Restructuring and Modern Commercial Markets

Front Cover - Business Bankruptcy: Financial Restructuring and Modern Commercial Markets

Adam J. Levitin
Professor of Law
Georgetown University Law Center

2015. 1,104 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-5802-7. With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book

Business Bankruptcy: Financial Restructuring and Modern Commercial Markets provides students with a contemporary stand-alone business bankruptcy text. Designed to teach financial restructuring law in a realistic twenty-first century commercial context, the book explores not only Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy, but also out-of-court restructuring, modern financial products and transactions, as well as advanced in-court topics.

This dynamic casebook is ideal for students who will go into financial restructuring practices and should be targeted to Tier 1 and Tier 2 law schools, especially those faculty members who have recent practice experience and know how out-of-date the existing competition remains.

Look for these key features:
Expository text with tightly integrated statutory excerpts—encourages student engagement with statutory language 
• Coverage of both classic and contemporary cases—emphasizes the role changes in financing are playing in bankruptcies
Forty problem sets—featuring the realistic questions a lawyer considers in confronting both statutory and business issues
In-depth case-studies contextualize judicial decisions 
Unique coverage of legal issues in out-of-court restructuring—provides students with realistic view of restructuring practice, which is not limited to in-court restructuring
• Detailed coverage of modern financial products and markets, including derivatives, securitization, and loan syndications
• Text and problem sets incorporate a range of actual deal documents
Modular design enables optional coverage of advanced topics 

Preface / Sample Chapters