European company law

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
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.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Based on the availability of classrooms and their sanitization, the lessons will be held in presence, if the number of students attending will be compatible with the distance obligations. The lessons will be carried out also by simultaneously activating the Microsoft Teams platform.
If the above is not possible, the lessons will take place synchronously through the use of the Microsoft Teams platform, or asynchronously through the use of power points with audio.
Course syllabus
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.
The course will deal with the regulations and case law of the main European countries (Germany, Nederland, Spain, France 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 and Constitutional law.
Teaching methods
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.
The methods and criteria for participating in face-to-face lessons will be published in time in the Ariel pages of the course, as well as notices relating to any updates related to the legislation imposed by Covid-19.
Teaching Resources
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, published by C.H Beck, München, 2020.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam will take place in oral form, in attendance if possible, or using the Microsoft Teams platform.
IUS/04 - BUSINESS LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Vicari Andrea
Mon 14.30
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e Storia del Diritto - 1° floor