Business law (2017/2018)



Course code
4S00331
Credits
15
Coordinator
Giovanni Meruzzi
Academic sector
IUS/04 - BUSINESS LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
UL1 9 1° periodo di lezioni Giovanni Meruzzi

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UL2 6 2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2018, 2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/marzo 2018 Giovanni Meruzzi

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Learning outcomes

The course is focused on the law of corporations and other business organizations, with particular attention to the rules governing public and listed companies.
It deals in particular with the notions and laws of sole entrepreneurship, firm, promissory notes, competition, as well as with parterships and companies (especially by shares), with a focus on public companies and listed corporations. When approaching any of the foregoing topics, regard will be had to the current legal regime in light of the most relevant case law.

Syllabus

a. The common legal regime of entrepreneurship and firm.
b. The promissory notes.
c. The law of parterships
d. The law of companies: in particular, the company by shares
e. Public companies and listed corporations.
f. The legal regime of listed corporations: corporate ownership, corporate governance, the board of directors, the rights of the minorities, the external controls system, public offerings the the role of the Authorities.
g. The regime of dematerialization of the shares.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists in the public discussion of 4-5 topics related with the subjects of the program. Students attending the whole course will have the possibility to substitute part of the discussion with a written esam, related with the first part of the program (sole entrepreneurship, firm, promissory notes, competition, law of parterships).

Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
UL1 Giovanni Meruzzi Complemento di diritto commerciale, vol. 1 (impresa, società in generale, società di persone) e vol. 2 (società di capitali e cooperative) - Seconda edizione (Edizione 2) Egea 2019
UL1 Giovanni Meruzzi Complemento di diritto commerciale. Vol 3. Le società quotate. Le banche e gli intermediari finanziari - Prima edizione (Edizione 1) Egea 2020
UL1 Francesco Galgano Diritto commerciale. 1. L'imprenditore. Zanichelli-Bologna 2013
UL1 Francesco Galgano Diritto Commerciale. 2. Le Società Zanichelli-Bologna 2013
UL2 Giovanni Meruzzi Complemento di diritto commerciale, vol. 1 (impresa, società in generale, società di persone) e vol. 2 (società di capitali e cooperative) - Seconda edizione (Edizione 2) Egea 2019
UL2 Giovanni Meruzzi Complemento di diritto commerciale. Vol 3. Le società quotate. Le banche e gli intermediari finanziari - Prima edizione (Edizione 1) Egea 2020
UL2 Francesco Galgano Diritto commerciale. 1. L'imprenditore. Zanichelli-Bologna 2013
UL2 Francesco Galgano Diritto Commerciale. 2. Le Società Zanichelli-Bologna 2013

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018