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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
EPP6077360, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
EP2422, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track Common track
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CAPITAL MARKETS LAW AND REGULATION
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge ALBERTO LUPOI IUS/05

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses IUS/05 Law and Economics 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 23/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Prerequisites: Basic economic and financial knowledge of financial products (as derivatives contract, IRS, bonds, mix equity and debt products).
Target skills and knowledge: Understanding how the financial instruments are employed in the global market: issuing and placement of the products, financial transactions. The international legal framework concerning capital markets under UE MIFID 2 regulations and some major financial jurisdictions as U.S.A. and Asia.
Examination methods: Written test
Assessment criteria: The assessment is baed on two main criteria, understanding the general legal framework and to be able to follow judgement's legal arguments as well as legal wording of international contracts agreements.
Course unit contents: The meaning of global finance and the difference with the international finance; financial instruments, and European regulation of the capital markets with some reference to the USA regulation.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lessons are delivered also by showing short videos, notes, and documents using OneNote application. The task is to lead the class in understanding fairly complex legal and financial documents currently used in international financial transactions. Lessons are also supported by case law (USA and UK Court mainly).
Additional notes about suggested reading: Papers uploaded on Moodle
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • A. Lupoi, The Sunset of Literal Information, the Dawn of 'Data' Information (Financial Products, EU Prospective). --: --, --.