COMMERCIAL LAW I

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Code
64916
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LAW)
semester
1° Semester
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This unit is divided into 2 sections:
Prerequisites
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • LAW 7995 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 64900
  • INSTITUTIONS OF PRIVATE LAW I 64899
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • LAW 7995 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • COMMERCIAL LAW II - EU FINANCIAL MARKET LAW 64945
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course introduces to the general issues of business law. The first part will explore the general elements of the enterprise and of intellectual property laws. The second and third parts of the program will be dedicated to the different forms of corporations.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course is dedicated to business law, intellectual property and corporate law. The first part provides the legal framework of business enterprises and focuses on the main issues concerning the formation, the transfer of ownership and fiduciary obligations. The second part provides a functional analysis of intellectual and industrial property law and focuses on the various aspects of trademarks, copyright and patents. The third part pays attention to the legal and institutional framework of corporate law.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The purpose of the course is to provide a deep understanding about the mechanics of business law and corporate law. The aim of the course is also to help the students to develop further capabilities such as group work, legal writing and legal reasoning.

TEACHING METHODS

The course is highly interactive, there will be weekly written exercises to form legal reasoning and legal writing in business law issues.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The commercial enterprise. Trade marks. Copyright. Competition Law. Joint ventures. Partnership. Insolvency. Banking contracts.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Marco Cian (a cura di), Manuale di diritto commerciale, Giappichelli Editore, ed. 2019, only limited to pages 2-127, 307-609, 625-640.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: On Tuesday from 10.30 am to 12 am (due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only by prior appointment, until further notice) at the Dipartimento di Diritto Commerciale (Department of Commercial Law). I am available by phone, also via WhatsApp, at the following number 3319144021.

Exam Board

ANDREA OTTOLIA (President)

ALESSANDRA TOSA

RAFFAELE FRANCESCO ALESSANDRO SERVANZI (Substitute)

SHANSHAN ZHU (Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course is highly interactive, there will be weekly written exercises to form legal reasoning and legal writing in business law issues.

LESSONS START

I semester from September 14th to December 4th 2020
 

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/12/2021 08:00 GENOVA Orale
18/01/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale
02/02/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale
09/05/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
23/05/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
06/06/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
20/06/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
08/09/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale