84458 - Legal Discipline of the Business Crisis

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  • Teacher Nicola Soldati

  • Credits 6

  • SSD IUS/04

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Rimini

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Business Administration and Management (cod. 8842)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale

  • Course Timetable from Nov 11, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021


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

Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide students with knowledge of the fundamental principles that govern the bankruptcy proceedings with special focus of the discipline of bankruptcy, taking account of the main regulatory changes and the growth prospects of the matter.

Course contents

The concept of entrepreneur in the bankruptcy law.

The artisan and small entrepreneur.

The concept of insolvency: the economic crisis of the company.

The individual and bankruptcy procedures.

The objective and the subjective assumptions of failure.

The judgment declaring the bankruptcy.

The organs of the failure.

The effects of bankruptcy on personal and property relations.

The system of the claw, claw-relationships between actions and simulation.

The causes of pre-emption: privileges, pledges and mortgages. A determination of liability.

The bankruptcy closing.

The bankruptcy agreement.

The arrangement with creditors.

The reform of bankruptcy

Only for students who have already taken the exam of bankruptcy law to the Laurea (First cycle degree/Bachelor) the course it will be fully dedicated to the Concordato preventivo


A. Nigro, D. Vattermoli, Diritto della crisi delle imprese, Le procedure concorsuali, Il Mulino, Bologna, 5 ed., 2021 (excluded cap. XXII and XXIII)

G. Fauceglia, Il nuovo diritto della crisi e dell'insolvenza (d.lgs. 12 gennaio 2019, n.14), Torino, 2019

M. Cian (a cura di), Diritto commerciale II. Diritto della crisi d'impresa, Giappichelli, Torino, 2019 (con esclusione § 14 e 15)

M. Sandulli, G. D'Attorre, Manuale delle procedure concorsuali, Giappichelli, Torino, 2016 (con esclusione Sezione VII, IX, X, XI)

C. Cecchella, Diritto fallimentare, CEDAM, 2015 (con esclusione dei capitoli 12 e 15)

L. Guglielmucci, Diritto fallimentare, Giappichelli, Torino, VI ed., 2014 (con esclusione della Parte Terza e Quarta)

C. Modenese, D. Pasquariello, N. Soldati, Il fallimento e le procedure negoziali di soluzione della crisi, Gruppo 24 Ore, 2015

Teaching methods


Assessment methods

The exam is aimed at evaluating the skills and the critical abilities developed by the students

The exam is oral.

It is not possible to bring books, personal notes or electronic devices in the exam. Registration for the exam is compulsory, and students have to register through AlmaEsami [https://almaesami.unibo.it/almaesami/welcome.htm] according to the general rules of the School of Economics, Management and Statistics.

The mark is out of 30 points, and the minimum required to pass the exam is 18 / 30.



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