PRIVATE LAW

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
9
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
60
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (60 hours)
Requirements: 

Although no special prerequisites are required, a previous, good knowledge of the sources of the Italian and European law is strongly recommended. Both can be acquired by attending the public law course or by taking the public law exam.

Final Examination: 
Orale

The examination consists in a written examination, with three questions related to the subjects of the course, to be completed in one hour.
The minimum mark for passing the examination is 18/30. Grading system is on thirtieth scale.
In order to obtain summa cum laude Students should show full knowledge of the legal rules and be able to link them.
No assessments.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The aim of the course is to provide Students with a good knowledge of the principles and basic rules of Italian private law; at the end of the course, Students should be able to identify and solve simple issues in the field of private law, by consulting statutes and the Italian civil code.

The course deals with the following subjects, (taken from the reference book's table of contents):

- Rights
The concept of "right" and other legal concepts - Legal acts and legal facts, effectiveness of legal acts- Goods and things - Circulation of rights and obligations

- Persons
Natural and legal persons - Natural persons – Organizations)

- The right of ownership and property interests
The right of ownership in the Italian legal system - The right of ownership: actions, acquisition and protection - Property interests - Property interests and obligations - Public records - Possession.

- The law of obligations
The concept of obligation - Performance of obligation, termination of obligations other than performance – Modification of obligations by obligee, assignment of debt - Effects of non-performance: default by the obligor – Security, means of guaranteeing credit

- The law of contract
The concept of contract – Contract formation, form of the contract - Agency - The elements of the contract - The law of contract - The legal effects and the binding force of contract – Effectiveness of the contract, freedom of contract and content of the contract – Void and voidable contract - Termination of contract and other remedies

- Sale

Reference book: Vincenzo Roppo, Diritto privato, linee essenziali, Giappichelli, Torino, latest edition, with reference to parts and chapters mentioned in the “Course Content “ section.

An updated edition of the Italian civil code is essential.

Lectures in Italian (30 hours), focusing on the most relevant principles and rules of Italian private law; e-learning for a more in-depth analysis of the issues dealt with during the lectures.

Office hours at the lecturer's office, at the Department of Economics, according to the calendar published on the Department's website.

Professors