Basis of commercial law [Cognomi M-Z] (2015/2016)

Course code
4S00388
Name of lecturer
Paolo Butturini
Coordinator
Paolo Butturini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
IUS/04 - BUSINESS LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the participants with the knowledge of juridical vocabulary, of the fundamental basis of private law, that are necessary to understand properly commercial law, and of the main aspects of company and commercial law. The goal is to provide the juridical knowledges that are essential to be able to work in companies, also in tourism field. During the course, particular attention will be paid to reading and examining the Civil Code and to learning how to interpret laws.

Syllabus

Part 1
The concept of law and rule of law; the interpretation of law.
Natural persons and legal entities.
Obligations and contracts.

Part 2
The concept of entrepreneur; different categories of entrepreneurs.
Business and business transfer.
Unlimited and limited partnerships.
Corporations: incorporation, corporate governance, audit, balance sheet.
Limited liability companies.
Cooperative societies.

Teaching methodology
Lectures aim to analyze main basics of business law, links between rules and protected interests. In order to make it easier for students to understand operational dimension of rules, we will often use case-law.

Bibliography

Part 1
F. Galgano, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Padova, CEDAM, last issue: capp. I, II (par. 1,2,3), III (from par. 1 to par. 5), IV (par. 1,2,3), V (par. 1,2), VI (par.1,4,5), IX, X, XI, XII, XIII (par.1,2), XIV, XV, XVI (par.1,2,3), XIX (par.1,4), XXI (from par. 1 to par. 4), XXIII.

Part 2
M. Campobasso, Manuale di diritto commerciale, Torino, UTET, last issue, capp. I-V, VI (par. 1,2,9), X-XII, XIII,XIV, XVI, XVII (from par. 1 to par. 24), XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV (from par. 1 to par. 14).

It is necessary to study also Civil Code rules mentioned during classes and in the textbooks.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
F. Galgano Istituzioni di diritto privato CEDAM 2013
M. Campobasso Manuale di diritto commerciale UTET 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016