17234 - Financial Markets Law

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

No poverty Gender equality Decent work and economic growth

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide students with the fundamentals notions of Italian financial markets law, with special regard to regulated markets in which financial instruments can be negotiated. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: understand and analyse the main questions concerning law and regulation on collection of saving and saving instruments.

Course contents

- General legal framework of financial markets and investment services (principles, notions and sources of law; supervision: securities control Authorities and financial intermediaries, public call for proposals: public offering of financial products and public bids for purchase or exchange, services Investment; legal framework of different kind of markets).


1) Filippo Annunziata, La disciplina del mercato mobiliare, Giappichelli, Torino, last ed.

2) selected cases of law, that will be available online on AMS Campus, during the course

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures. Analysis and guided debates on controversial cases. Training exercises, simulations, seminars.

Assessment methods

The final exam consists of a written and/or an oral tests.
The written test consists of 15 multiple choice questions in 20 minutes (or 10 questions in 15 minutes) and students must give at least 9 correct answers (or 6 correct answers, if the questions are 10) to be admitted to the oral test, which will determine the final score.
After the first half of classes, students who effectively attend the course can sit for a preliminary test, on the first part of the course contents. Students who do not pass the preliminary test are expected to take a final exam based on the entire course program.

Teaching tools

1. computer, projector, keynotes, multimedia materials, internet and e-learning tools;

2. case studies, models of different types of contract.

Office hours

See the website of Fabio Bravo

See the website of Sara Forasassi