Contract Law (2017/2018)

Course code
4S003631
Name of lecturer
Riccardo Omodei Sale'
Coordinator
Riccardo Omodei Sale'
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1° periodo di lezioni - 2° anno (1A) dal Sep 29, 2017 al Nov 9, 2017.

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, 23a ed., Giuffrè editore, Milano 2017, 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, 5a ed., Giappichelli editore, Torino 2016, 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).

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.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018