COMMERCIAL LAW

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Code
65212
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8709 LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (L-14) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 8709 (coorte 2016/2017)
  • INSTITUTIONS OF PRIVATE LAW I 65201
  • CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 65203
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is dedicated to the study of business law under the perspective of contemporary innovation in breakthrough technologies.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The first part is dedicated to some key issues in the legal protection of innovation including the legal protection and exploitation of intellectual property: we will examine the regulation of some disruptive technologies in the field of biotechnology, bioinformatics and Big data.  

The second part examines the fundamentals of Corporate Law with particular attention to the development of an innovative enterprise: limited liability, rights and obligation of key participants in corporate governance, corporate operations such as capital increase, shares transfers, shareholders’ withdrawal from the company, corporate spin offs. We will examine Venture capital agreements and equity crowdfunding, the drafting solutions of corporate bylaws and shareholder agreements designed to balance the interests of different stakeholders of the innovation process

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

Legal protection and exploitation of innovation  

  1. From the idea to intellectual property
  2. Some borderline IPRs: secrets and data.
  3. The exploitation of IPRs: technology transfer agreements, IP strategies, information and non information platforms, transaction costs and patent poosl
  4. Regulation of certain fields of disruptive innovation: biotechnology, bioinformatics and Big data.

 

Enterprises and corporations

  1. The regulation of commercial enterprises.
  2. Key aspects of corporate governance
  3. Capital increase and shareholder withdrawals
  4. Transfer of shares and transfer of business
  5. Financing the innovative enterprise: venture capital angreements and equity crowdfunding.
  6. Corporate bylaws and shareholder agreements

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Testi di riferimento: Campobasso, Manuale si diritto commerciale, sesta edizione, UTET 2015 (volume unico) limitatamente alle seguenti pagine: pp. 10-19, 49-58, 63-94, 118-134, 168-215, 233-293, 312-332, 342-355.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

SIMONETTA RONCO (President)

CHIARA BATISTOTTI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

I semester from September, 18th to December, 7th 2017 (12 weeks)
II semester from February, 26th to May, 18th 2018 (12 weeks)

Class schedule

COMMERCIAL LAW

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
28/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale