|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||IUS/04|
Prerequisites (for future units)
Commercial law is made up of all the rules of private law that specifically regulate production activities and their exercise. To this phenomenon, which in modern civilization has reached planetary dimensions and which with its presence in the social fabric permeates the life of every person, a large set of legal rules is dedicated, contained only in part in the Civil Code, but fragmented into many special laws. . There are many specific aspects of commercial law: from that relating to the creation and operation of a company, to that relating to the establishment and life of the company, to that relating to competition between entrepreneurs, and the tools they have to make advance the business.
The aim of the course is The course introduces you to the general issues of commercial law. It is divided into three parts, respectively dedicated to the company, partnerships and insolvency procedures.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding Students must be able to apply the knowledge acquired and to understand and solve legal problems and problems of interpretation of the rules on business, company, distinctive signs, advertising and competition.
Autonomy of judgment Students must be able to use the acquired knowledge both on a conceptual and operational level with autonomous assessment skills and skills in the various application contexts. This in particular will be solicited as part of the exercises provided within the course. These exercises, which will be held during the lesson time, concern among other things the solution of concrete cases, a technique that is very useful for learning to apply, with autonomy of judgment, the rules studied in view of the solution of controversial cases.
Communication skills Students must acquire the technical language typical of the discipline, to communicate clearly and without ambiguity with specialist and non-specialist interlocutors. This in particular will be solicited as part of the exercises provided within the course. These exercises, which will be held during class time, concern among other things the presentation in the classroom of cases and sentences that the students themselves will analyze, accompanied by a specific assessment by the teacher which will cover four aspects of the presentation:
ability to synthesize
clarity of presentation
organizational and application skills
Students must develop adequate learning skills that allow them to continue to explore the main issues of the discipline independently, especially in the work contexts in which they will work. This in particular will be solicited through the exercises that will be carried out during the course.
It is required to pass the exams of private law and constitutional law
Lectures, case analysis, group work.
The course aims to provide the student with the legal and conceptual tools to understand the functioning of business through:
- Frontal lessons
- In-depth seminars held by external experts
- practical exercises that allow you to better absorb and retain the notions provided in class
- group exercises which will have as their objective the design of a real business, the resolution of practical problems, the study of a product market and the preparation of a promotional campaign.
The business and the company;
The distinctive signs;
Part I: The first part will deal with the constitutional and codicistic foundations of corporate law, with particular attention to the general principles regarding freedom of economic initiative, freedom of competition and general interest. The various types of companies, the rules regarding representation and the company will be taken into consideration,
Part II: In the second part, the general principles on business contracts and the company's forms of communication will be addressed with attention to the sectors of distinctive signs and advertising
Part III: The third part of the course is dedicated to the study of competition law and antitrust law, both national and EU.
Furthermore, students will be offered a final group work which will consist in the creation of a company in the area, based on an autonomous choice of product market, geographic market and entrepreneurial structure, in order to prepare a presentation of the company and its products
“Manuale diritto commerciale” a cura di Cian, Giappichelli, 2021, Sezioni I, II, III, IV, V, IX
S. Ronco “Le nuove sfide dell’agroalimentare. Famiglia e agrifood”, al momento in corso di pubblicazione.
Office hours: The reception of the teacher will take place before and after each lesson.
SIMONETTA RONCO (President)
MAURIZIO CRISTIAN ALESSANDRO MARINI
FABIO BONFIGLIO (Substitute)
I semester from September 14th to December 4th 2022