EUROPEAN UNION FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE MARKETS REGULATION

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Code
90507
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/04
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LAW)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This course deals with the fundamentals of the EU financial markets and insurance regulation with a focus on investor and insured protection. It completes the entry level courses on Financial Markets Law and Insurance Law, thought in Italian.

Together these courses establish up the Jean Monnet Chair on the EU Financial and Insurance Markets Regulation, assigned to professor Michele Siri to develop teaching and research activities on EU legislation applicable to financial and insurance services.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course will deal with the fundamentals of the European financial markets and insurance regulation, with a focus on the regulation of insurance and investment services. Reference will be made to the main European directives and legal texts concerning the financial and insurance market. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course aims at providing students with an in deep knowledge of the regulation and supervision of financial and insurance markets in the EU. While particular emphasis will be placed on the role of the EU in the setting up of the legal framework for the investor and insured protection, the course will also cover the role of the national legislation with particular focus on the interplay between EU and national supervision systems.

 

TEACHING METHODS

The course consists of 36 hours of lectures given by the course holders on the E-learning Platform. It is based on the European Union financial services directives and delegated regulations. Teaching materials will be made available on the University of Genoa E-learning Platform: AulaWeb. Language: English. 

Students are invited to log in at the AulaWeb page to attend the lectures and the related scheduled activities.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1. The retail investor
2. The EU retail investor protection regime 
3. Product regulation and national regulatory technique
4. Investment advice and product distribution
5. Disclosure and investor protection between EU and national supervision
6. Education and governance in the EU retail market policy

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Updated information on the AulaWeb page.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: For more information: http://www.ddg.unige.it/index.php/personale/653-siri-michele-pagina-personale

Exam Board

MICHELE SIRI (President)

MATTEO BET

DANNY BUSCH

ALESSANDRA TOSA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course consists of 36 hours of lectures given by the course holders on the E-learning Platform. It is based on the European Union financial services directives and delegated regulations. Teaching materials will be made available on the University of Genoa E-learning Platform: AulaWeb. Language: English. 

Students are invited to log in at the AulaWeb page to attend the lectures and the related scheduled activities.

LESSONS START

II semester from February, 26th to May, 18th 2018 (12 weeks).

Updated information on the AulaWeb page.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Short written dissertation on an assigned topic through the AulaWeb page to be discussed at the oral examination. The knowledge acquired may be further verified through an oral exam on the reading materials. Updated information on the AulaWeb page.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Information on the AulaWeb page.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Info and news on AulaWeb
22/01/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Info and news on AulaWeb
05/02/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Info and news on AulaWeb
21/05/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto Info and news on AulaWeb
04/06/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto Info and news on AulaWeb
18/06/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto Info and news on AulaWeb
02/07/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto Info and news on AulaWeb
10/09/2018 11:30 GENOVA Scritto Info and news on AulaWeb