International insolvency law and sustainable development

A.Y. 2018/2019
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/13
Language
English
Learning objectives
The course aims at:
· giving a knowledge and understanding of the legal issues concerning comparative and cross-border insolvency;
· conveying the instruments by which knowledge and understanding could be applied to practical (real or moot) cases concerning cross-border insolvency proceedings;
· conveying the instruments by which judgments can be made and an autonomous opinion on the possible solutions to legal issue concerning cross-border insolvency proceedings;
· improving communication, in terms of teaching how to use technical language and terms;
· giving lifelong learning skills in terms of general comprehension of the interaction between legal systems in the governance of cross-border insolvency proceedings.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
- National legal systems on insolvency proceedings: a comparative perspective.
- The specific issues concerning cross-border insolvency proceedings.
- Pursuing shared solutions for the governance of cross-border insolvency proceedings: the UNCITRAL Model law.
- Insolvency proceedings within the EU: from Regulation No 1346/2000 to Regulation 2015/848 (EIR).
- The scope of application of the EIR.
- Jurisdiction pursuant to the EIR: main and secondary insolvency proceedings.
- Recognition of insolvency proceedings.
- The law applicable to insolvency proceedings and to insolvency-related issues.
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Tuesday 1.30 pm; during the first semester, Tuesday 10.15 am
Department
Reception:
Tuesday, 12,00
Sezione di Diritto internazionale e dell'Unione europea (formerly Istituto di diritto internazionale), ground floor