Contract Law (2019/2020)

Course code
4S003631
Name of lecturer
Mirko Faccioli
Coordinator
Mirko Faccioli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° semestre (A), 1° semestre (B)

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to give the students the knowledge in order to understand and manage contractual relationships, especially in case of emergency, crisis or calamities. The course aims to examine both, how extraordinary situations can influence general contract law and which special contracts are useful in order to face such situations.
At the end of the course, students will be able to settle questions in the field of emergency contract law.

Syllabus

The course programme is divided in two parts.
The first part concerns general contract law, with special attention to those legal instruments which apply in emergency situations.
The second part analyses some special contracts, such as sale, supply, lease, procurement, contract for services, contract of carriage, loan agreement, contract of insurance.

Suggested readings

1) A. TORRENTE – P. SCHLESINGER, Manuale di diritto privato, 24a ed., Giuffrè editore, Milano 2019, with regard to the first part: cap. XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX (par. 298, 301 e 302), XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV, XXXVII, XXXVIII; with regard to the second part: cap. XLI (par. 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 375), XLII (par. 383), XLIII (par. 384, 385, 387, 387-bis, 389), XLV (par. 400, 401), XLVII (par. 411, 412, 413, 414, 416).

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2) V. ROPPO, Diritto privato, 6a ed., Giappichelli editore, Torino 2018, with regard to the first part: cap. 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34 (par. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8), 35, 36, 37; with regard to the second part: cap. 38 (par. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 17, 19), 39 (par. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9), 40 (par. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 14, 15), 59 (par. 2, 3, 4, 5, 7).



Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
VINCENZO ROPPO Diritto privato (Edizione 6) Giappichelli 2018 8892104519 Le parti del volume che costituiscono oggetto d'esame sono specificate nel Programma.
TORRENTE A.-SCHLESINGER P. Manuale di diritto privato (Edizione 24) Giuffrè, Milano 2019 Le parti del volume che costituiscono oggetto d'esame sono specificate nel Programma.

Assessment methods and criteria

It will be held an oral exam aimed at ascertaining, besides the theoretical knowledge of the topics of the course, that students have developed the ability to settle practical questions in the field of emergency contract law.