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COMMERCIAL LAW

CODE 65676
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 3nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8743 TRADUZIONE E INTERPRETARIATO (LM-94) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/04
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER Annual
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course aim is to provide students with a basic institutional framework of the corporate discipline, both run individually or as a company, lingering on relations between principal characters of the economic system and the liability profiles associated to different ways of carrying a business.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Students should gain adequate knowledge of the institutional aspects of the subject and became able to use that knowledge to solve practical problems related to various aspects of commercial law, in order to develop a critical study, able to consider interpretation and jurisprudence. In addition students should acquire the technical language which is typical of the subject to be able to communicate clearly and unambiguously with both specialist and non specialist of the subject. They also should reach appropriate skills to allow them to investigate on their own major issues of the discipline in their future workplace (whichever it will be).

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal lectures.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The juridical figure of the entrepreneur and its regulation (historical development, legal definition, requirements, categories, tools used and competition discipline).  Corporations. The "società semplice". The "società in nome collettivo". The "società in accomandita semplice". (particular types of companies)

    Second part: The public limited company. Actions. Significant investments. Groups of companies. The assembly. The administration. The controls. The budget . Amendment of the statutes. The dissolution of limited liability companies. The company limited by shares. The unlimited liability company. Cooperative societies. Transformation. Merger. Demerger. The company's crisis and the insolvency procedures (outlines)

    This will be valid for all students (attending lessons and not)

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    ONE of the following books (personal choice of the student)

    - CAMPOBASSO, Manuale di Diritto Commerciale,  UTET, Torino, ultima edizione (edizione compatta) (escluse la parte terza e quarta dedicate ai contratti e ai titoli di credito)

    OPPURE

    - GALGANO, Diritto Commerciale, Zanichelli, Bologna, ultima edizione (edizione compatta) (esclusi i capitoli 19,20, 25,26)

    In addiction an update version of the Civil Code (it can also be cosulted free on line) is recommended. 

    Be aware of the fact that no handouts are given by the teacher and that only notes taken during the lessons are not enough to complete the study.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    COMMERCIAL LAW

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The student will be asked to show knowledge and technical language skills through oral questions related to the entire program

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with special educational needs and disabilities certified by an official assessment body are kindly requested to contact the instructor at the beginning of term in order to arrange a suitable testing format.