cod. 1001567

Academic year 2011/12
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Diritto commerciale (IUS/04)
Type of training activity
72 hours
of face-to-face activities
9 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course is divided into two modules.
The first module is dedicated to) the analysis of proposed models of governance for corporations and especially for SpA, providing the elements for a comparison and evaluation, b) to investigate major operations, highlighting the extraordinary opportunities , constraints and problems arising from the current discipline.
The second module is designed to provide students with an overview of the institutions connected with the company and particularly the crisis of bankruptcy.


Commercial Law

Course unit content

Corporate governance in corporations, extraordinary operations, bankruptcy law.

Full programme

The models of corporate governance· The traditional model, the dual model, the one-tier; Governance and group, Governance and shareholders' agreements,
Governance in s.r.l. and cooperatives;
Extraordinary transactions: the transformation, tht fusion (discipline and problem areas, LBO), the split, the sale of the company, Operations and extraordinary contribution, Extraordinary operations and withdrawal.
The bankruptcy proceedings: Bankruptcy proceedings and execution singular; Failure: taxpayers; requirements for the declaration of bankruptcy, the bankruptcy court for the opening, declaration of bankruptcy, and appeals; bodies to failure, effects of failure (as opposed to failed, with respect to creditors); pre-existing legal relationship; acts prejudicial to creditors, management and liquidation of assets, establishing liabilities, closing and reopening of the bankruptcy, agreed bankruptcy, rehabilitation, failure of the company and the shareholders. Arrangement: taxpayers; assumptions; proceedings; effects; resolution and cancellation; subsequent failure. Alternative forms of crisis management firm. Compulsory liquidation. Arrangements for large insolvent companies and Marzano law.


G. F. Campobasso "Diritto commerciale" - UTET vol. 2 "Diritto delle società"; L. Guglielmucci, "Diritto fallimentare", Giappichelli.

Teaching methods

Classroom lessons, practice, examination of case studies.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination

Other information

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