EUROPEAN PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW
Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of the course students should be familiar with ways of: understanding the different techniques of the delimitation of the application of european private international law and jurisdictionsit; analyzing and correctly applying international treaties and european union law in private international matters; formulating legal arguments with knowledge language and ability to adequate reasoning.
Course contents summary
This course focuses on the analysis of european private international relations, resulting from the most recent eu legislation as well as court of justice case law. During the course, in particular, general issues of european private international law and of procedural international civil law will be addressed. In this context, particular attention will be devoted to topics related to european private international law of contracts (ec reg. N. 593/2008), jurisdiction and judgments (eu reg. N. 1215/2012) and successions (eu reg n. 650/2012)
This course covers the most recent developments of european private international law with a special focus on contracts, jurisdictions and successions. Students will be guided through the analysis of judgements delivered by the european court of justice and through european union legislative acts
Learning materials (judgments, cases, legislation, articles, presentations) will be made available by the visiting professor
The course will be conducted by oral frontal lessons, in which the dialogue with the class wil be taken into great account. Some practical exercises and seminars, consisting in the analysis of the european court of justice judgments, can be held during the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written assessment (further modalities will be determined, and communicated to students, by the visiting professor)