Mission & Objectives

The mission and objectives of UBRIL are to:


  • Conduct research and obtain insight regarding legal problems concerning insolvency and business rescue law, and any other related field or subject (‘the fields’);
  • Generate, promote and provide expertise concerning the fields listed above;  and
  • Contribute to the development of the fields as listed above in Africa.


The mission of UBRIL is pursued by:

  • Participation in the academic programmes of the Faculty of Law where relevant;
  • Self-initiated research projects on relevant legal questions;
  • A programme of publication to announce research results;
  • Training (inclusive  of  so  called  Continuous  Professional  Development  (CPD)-training) to interested individuals, groups and institutions;
  • Presentations of symposia, conferences, seminars and workshops;
  • Obtaining and provision of information relating to national and international questions relating to the fields listed above;
  • Contact  and  cooperation  with  international  experts  and  similar  institutions  inside  and outside South Africa;
  • Establishment and development of a database with regard to applicable sources for research; and
  • Any  other  activity  which  may  contribute  to  the  pursuit  and  promotion  of  the mission  and objectives of UBRIL.
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