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030353 KU U.S., UK and European Corporate Law - Policy comparison and recent developments (2019S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 46 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 13.03. 17:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Wednesday 20.03. 17:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Wednesday 27.03. 17:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum SEM63 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
Tuesday 30.04. 17:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum SEM42 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Wednesday 08.05. 17:00 - 19:00 Seminarraum SEM33 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will introduce students to the key doctrines underlying U.S. and UK corporate law, and the fundamental differences - and similarities - as compared to certain European, in particular Austria's and Germany's, jurisdictions. In addition to examining specific doctrines, we will look at concepts from general corporate theory, often with a legal policy perspective. The teaching method will be mostly socratic, giving students the opportunity to reflect on and actively discuss relevant reading assignments. Materials include U.S., German and Austrian case law, law review articles and excerpts from Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies, and Luca Enriques, The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach (2009). Students will be evaluated on the basis of a short writing assignment at the end of the semester.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students will be evaluated on the basis of a short writing assignment at the end of the semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Materials include U.S., German and Austrian case law, law review articles and excerpts from Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies and Luca Enriques, The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach (2009).

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