ITALIAN AND EUROPEAN CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW
Learning outcomes of the course unit
a) Knowledge and understanding:
the rules that govern the functioning of the individual and collective enterprise, with particular attention to the reasons underlying the choices made by the legislator and verifying the
extent to which they give rise to an efficient balancing of the interests
b) Ability to apply knowledge: the student will be able to identify the legal
framework applicable to different situations and the strategic options that
the company intends to put in place, identifying the legal instruments
used. The students will know full potential, constraints and risks, and can
suggest the one which fits;
c) Making judgments: the student will be able to successfully adopt the
major corporate decisions in both the physiological stage of the life of the
company, both in the pathological;
d) Communications skills: at the end of the course, the student will have
acquired interpersonal skills and communication skills in effectively and
in a language appropriate legal. The acquisition of communication skills is
also realized through active student participation in tutorials and
seminars. At the time of final examination is assessed also participation
of communications skills;
e) Ability to learn: the course aims to foster student learning through a
correct approach to the study of legal disciplines, through the
examination of legislation, case law and contracts and their guided
Knowledge of civil law.
Course contents summary
Course's object is the study of the individual and collective enterprises, in terms of concepts and disciplines
Once defined the basic concepts, the course will focus on the study of the
statute of the entrepreneur, with particular attention to the disciplines regarding the registration and representation, the ongoing business, antitrust, credit instruments, as well as business crisis (to which will be dedicated a special form).
The second part of the course will be directed to the study of rules of
collective enterprise, with specific reference to the discipline concerning constitution, organization, management and liquidation of the
different kind of companies ruled by Italian and European law, including issues such as mergers, groups of companies, shareholders' agreements.
1) G.F. Campobasso – Diritto Commerciale, Torino, UTET, and specifically:
- Vol. I (last ed.) with the exception of Chapters Sixth and Seventh;
- Vol. II (last ed.);
- Vol. III (last ed.) only Second Part on credit instruments and Third Part on bankruptcy proceedings;
2) M. Cian, Manuale di diritto Commerciale, Torino, Giappichelli, last ed. (with the exception of §§ 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and of the Section Sixteenth).
It is advisable that the study is carried out considering a civil code updated.
Lectures on the main topics of the program.
Acquiring independent evaluation skills – case studies.
Acquiring learning skills – description of topic and critical examination of legislation applied, main guidelines e case law edited on the matter
legislation applied, main guidelines e case law edited on the matter
Acquiring technical language – legal terminology is explained during the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
The final assessment takes place through a single oral exam.
For students attending class it is possible to support a partial one hour written test, consisting of three open questions (one for each of the three macro-themes addressed to class) concerning the first part of the course.
Answers will be assessed overall for knowledge, the ability to apply knowledge, the capacity to communicate with appropriate technical
language and terminology, independence of judgment and capacity to
Additional seminars on topics covered in the course may be held
according to the availability of external specialists.