Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Business law (advanced)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Federica Pasquariello
Federica Pasquariello
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
primo semestre (lauree magistrali) dal Oct 5, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course focuses on some of the most complex issues concerning enterprise law and company law, with more specific examination of the company's transformations, divisions, mergers and corporate groups on the one hand; and of the bankruptcy law (regulatory framework of Arrangements with creditors and Liquidations; overindebted consumer, according to Codice della crisi 2020) on the other hand. Finally, the student is expected to show deep knowledge about those items, even matching each other, considering both corporate group in financial crisis and corporate reorganization techniques, in case of plan for an arrangement with creditors on a going concern basis.


Any teaching material is provided on-line through the e-learning service, within the specif webpage available for this course.
1) Italian bankruptcy code:
- arrangements with creditors;
- winding up order;
- overindebted consumers' proceedings.
2) Company law- advanced:
- company transformations
- mergers and dividers according to EU regulation
3) Companies’ groups
- managers’ liabilities
- intercompanies strategies ( in a restructuring view)
Non mandatory: EIR 848/2015

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tombari Diritto dei gruppi di imprese 2010
Nigro e Vattermoli Diritto della crisi delle imprese Mulino 2017
Cagnasso e altri Trasformazione, fusione e scissione Giuffrè 2012

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination consists of a multiple-choice quiz to be taken online; upon passing this first test, an oral interview will be held in the presence or at a distance, subject to agreement with the individual student and an assessment of the health situation at the time. On line test will be available for any student who ask for, within academic year 2020/2021

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