cod. 1004024

Academic year 2011/12
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Diritto dell'economia (IUS/05)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
24 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
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course unit
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Integrated course unit module: ECONOMICS AND LAW

Learning objectives

The course provides students with an introduction to corporate law and to corporate governance. Sets corporate law and governance within its economic and business context, with particular regard to how corporate law and governance mechanisms facilitate or inhibit economic activity. The course adopts an comparative drawing on Italian law.


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Course unit content

The fundamentals of corporate law: separate legal personality; limited liability; and the regulation of share issues and share capital. Corporate governance: the regulation of the appointment and removal of directors; directors' duties; the composition of the board; ways in which shareholders can enforce their rights; and the operation of the market for corporate control.

Full programme

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- Barani A., "Etica, governo e diritto d'impresa. Profili introduttivi", Bologna, 2011.

- Further readings provided by the instructor.

Teaching methods

Teaching lessons and exercises.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment will be carried out via written and oral exams.

Other information

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