Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Economics, Markets and Institutions (cod. 8038)

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the student with the basic knowledge of the national and European legal system in the field of legal regulation of the Bank sector, with particular attention to the study of primary and secondary supervisory regulations, to market transparency rules and intermediaries, to the legal protection of the investor.

Course contents

Italian constitution and principles related to bank market

secundary law

Bank authorities: ECB - national authorities

Banking transparency

European Banking Union


Students attending lessons could prepare the exam using notes taken during lessons

Students who do not attend lessons, the exam will be on:

Concetta Brescia Morra, Il diritto delle banche, Bologna, 2020.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons.

Assessment methods

Students attending lessons: working paper + Oral exam.

Working paper: max 3 students, 15 pages, PPT during lesson

Oral exams: 1 question Based on notes taken during lessons.


Students who do not attending lessons:

Oral exam: 3 questions


Evaluation criteria:

18-23: the student has sufficient preparation and analytical skills, spread however, over just few topics taught in the course, the overall jargon is correct

24-27: the student shows and adequate preparation at a technical level with some doubts over the topics. Good, yet not to articulate analytical skills with the use of a correct jargon

28-30: Great knowledge about most of the topics taught in the course, good critical and analytical skills, good usage of the specific jargon

30L: excellent and in depth knowledge of all the topics in the course, excellent critical and analytical skills, excellent usage of specific jargon.

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