1) Knowledge and understanding. Students must demonstrate to have acquired a basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of European company law. 2) Application capacity. Students must demonstrate to have acquired the ability to select, interpret and apply argumentatively the relevant regulation. 3) Making judgments. Students should be able to understand the scope and role of institutions subject of the course and to have acquired the ability to draw conclusions on the issues raised on the basis of a reasoned analysis. 4) Skill in communication. Students must demonstrate the ability to express their knowledge with property of language.
Expected learning outcomes
A successful student should identify, analyse and critically evaluate the basics of the framework of the European Union company law.
Lesson period: Second semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)
Contents The course aims at illustrating the general principles of European company law, focusing on the relevant norms of the TFEU, the main Directives and the ECJ jurisprudence in the matter of freedom of establishment. The course will deal with the regulations and case law of the main European countries (Germany, Nederland, Spain, United Kingdom and others) regarding company financing, corporate governance and extraordinary transactions, examined in a comparative perspective.
Prerequisites for admission
According to didactic regulation of the Course of Law, Private law, Constitutional law
A detailed course programme will be made available at the beginning of the course. Reading material will be distributed during the lessons and uploaded on the professor's Ariel site. Materials will be selected, in particular, from the book "Company laws of the European Union" co-edited by the professor, to be published by C.H Beck, München, 2019.
Reading material will be distributed during the lessons and uploaded on the professor's Ariel site. Materials will be selected, in particular, from the book "Company laws of the European Union" co-edited by the professor, to be published by C.H Beck, München, 2019.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The examination consists of a written test at the end of the course.