The main focus of the course is analyzing the mainkey institutions of contract law from a comparative perspective. The language of the course is English. In particular, the course will provide students
- the understanding of the general principles of international contracts, including: historical formation of the law of contract; role of consent; normative theories of contract law; the structure of the contract (from exchange to organizational contract); contract design and good faith; implied terms and interpretation; breach of contract; national and international trends of harmonizing contract law; - ability to rework principles and rules of private law and to apply such knowledge to specific cases; - ability to interpret legislation systematically; independent capacity to identify the ratio behind each rule; - ability in applying the comparative method, in consideration of the divergences and convergences of the major European legal traditions.
Prerequisiti e modalità di esame
The attendance of 70% of the classes is mandatory to pass the exam.
The course consists of 42 hours of lessons. During the course, after a brief explanation by the professors, students will discuss each issue together. Students need to study materials before each lesson.
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
Lectures will be based on specific reading materials indicated prior to each lesson.
I corsi di Diritto Privato Comparato e Dir. Priv. Comp. Progredito inizieranno rispettivamente il 9 e il 10 ottobre 2019. Il modulo Diritto Privato Angloamericano dal 15 ottobre 2019 (martedì alle 12.30 aula 302)
Dipartimento di diritto privato e storia del diritto