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

Quality education Decent work and economic growth Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student knows the public legal regulations of the Digital Single Market at European level, as well as the primary and secondary national legislation on digital technologies. during the course, attention will be paid to the impact that technological innovation produces on the financial market (Financial Technologies - Fintech) and to the new ways of regulating the banking and financial market, as well as to the ways in which the public regulator deals with the issue of technologies in support of the growth of SMEs.

Course contents

General introduction on the European legal framework for the digital single market and on its transposition at national level.

Study of the public regulation of the evolution of the banking and financial market in connection with the evolution of digital technologies. The course will analyze the impact that the digital sector generates on businesses and on the market with particular reference to SMEs.

Last lectures will be dedicated to paper presentation.


M.T. Paracampo (a cura di), Introduzione ai profili giuridici di un mercato unico tecnologico dei servizi finanziari, ultima edizione, Giappichelli.

Teaching methods

frontal lessons.

Assessment methods

Oral Exam

The final grade will be based upon:

30% final exam

50%  paper

20% class participation

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.

Teaching tools

power point

Office hours

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