|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||IUS/05|
The course aims at providing students with adequate instruments to understand and critically analyze the financial sector from the legal point of view. We will examine prudential regulation, conduct of business rules and the main contracts, taking into account recent developments and scientific debates within the sector, both nationally and internationally, and using seminars to analyze the most interesting and relevant to banking law cases, while developing research and critical analysis skills.
Lessons (with active participation of students) and seminars (with presentations by students).
Part I: Introduction and basic notions
Part II: Regulation of financial intermediaries. Prudential regulation
Part III: Regulation of financial intermediaries: conduct rules and contracts
The course will be complemented by seminars prepared by group of students (on a voluntary basis, obtaining additional points) addressing practical cases or certain topics deserving special attention to better understand banking regulation, such as: microcredit, peer-to-peer lending and investment-based crowdfunding, virtual currencies, crypto-assets and stablecoin, online banking, fintech banks, Antonveneta, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Carige, Fortis-Dexia, 'four banks' cases, islamic finance, Brexit, Big tech, Amazon lending, Gamestop, Wirecard, etc..
Please see the course's page on Aulaweb for updated information.
Office hours: A meeting (in presence or through Teams) with the teacher can be agreed writing an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Anyway, Prof. Macchiavello is generally available: - in La Spezia, right before the start of classes on Thursdays - In Genoa, at the Dipartimento di giurisprudenza sezione di diritto commerciale, via Balbi 22, second floor, stair on the left on Mondays and Tuesdays
EUGENIA MACCHIAVELLO (President)
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.