European Commercial law
1. European Corporate Business Law: 1.1 Directives and Regulations; 1.2 European Companies Act; 1.3 Transfer of place of business within EU; 1.4 Cross-Border megers: calendar, participation of workers and internal obstacles.
2. Commercial Contract Law within EU:
COMMERCIAL LAW IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
The course focuses mainly in two areas: commercial contract law and corporate law.
Commercial contract law within EU focuses on the analysis of the general principles, purposes as well as a reflection for the future of the current work within EU on contract law, and particularly on the Common Frame of Reference. Particularly, the scope of application of the Principles of European Contract Law and the complementary instruments on Uniform International Commercial Contract Law are analyzed.
General principles of EU commercial contracts are analyzed in detail.
Corporate Contract Law within EU focuses on a general overview of the principles of company law and implementation of the same in member states through EU Directives and Regulations, analyzing the goals of attempting to establish harmonized degree of protection to companies themselves, their shareholders and creditors, with particular emphasis on the Regulation governing the European Company (SE). Freedom of establishment, and of movement in the EU: application of these European principles to legal entities and analysis of European case law.
Cross-border transactions in Europe: cross-border mergers between entities in different member states and peculiarities of this type of transaction in the event of employee participation in management. A practical approach to the process.
Considerations on possibility for the transfer of corporate seats of legal entities between member states.
3.Likewise, intellectual property law in the European Union will also be studied, mainly trademark law (European trademark and the functions of the European Intellectual Property office).
4. Finally, investment arbitration will be studied.