Preserving the Bankrupt Estate
Analysis of rules and principles designed to preserve the bankrupt estate so that its full value can be realized: stay of proceedings, executory contracts, abandonment of environmentally damaged property, and preventing the bankrupt from dealing with the estate.
Roderick J. Wood
Roderick J Wood is the FR (Dick) Matthews QC Professor of Business Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, Edmonton. He teaches and publishes in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency law, personal property security law, and commercial law. He has co-authored books on secured transactions law in Canada and in New Zealand, and has written extensively in various law journals. He is the 2004 recipient of the Tevie H Miller Teaching Excellence Award for the Faculty of Law, a 2005 recipient of the AC Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at the University of Alberta, and a 2006 recipient of a McCalla Professorship for his contribution to research in law at the University of Alberta. Professor Wood was appointed as the inaugural Estey Chair in Business Law at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, during the 2014–15 academic year.