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
Lesson period: Second semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)
- 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.