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The Elements of Bankruptcy (Concepts and Insights)

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A Road Map to Bankruptcy Law; Individual Debtor and the Fresh Start; Corporate Reorganizations and the Absolute Priority Rule; Claims, Property of the Estate, and the "Strong-Arm" Powers; Executory Contracts; Fraudulent Conveyances, Equitable Subordination, and Substantive Consolidation; Preferences; Automatic Stay; Debtor in Possession; Forming the Plan of Reorganization.
Paperback, Fourth Edition, 299 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Foundation Press (first published January 1st 1992)
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Douglas Baird is the Harry A. Bigelow Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Douglas Baird graduated from Stanford Law School in 1979. At Stanford he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as the Managing Editor of the Stanford Law Review. He received his BA in English summa cum laude from Yale College in 1975. Before joining the faculty in 1980, he
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