Checking date: 24/04/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Company law
(16819)
Study: Master in Business Legal Advice (317)
EPD


Coordinating teacher: FELIU REY, JORGE

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Private Law

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
GENERAL COMPETENCES - Ability of conflict resolution in contexts that are new or unfamiliar in multidisciplinary situations. - Ability to face complex situations and solve problems with limited information - Ability to transmit and communicate conclusions and outcomes both to specialized and non-specialized publics on a clear and unambiguous basis - Provide legal advice in regulated sectors both at an international level and a domestic one - Identify conflicts of interests and manage resolution techniques in the organizational, management and commercial context of regulated sectors - Assess the array of liabilities likely to arise from the provision of professional services in regulated sectors - Provide legal advice to international companies wiling to invest in regulated sectors - Develop skills to improve consumer protection in regulated markets - Teamwork in specific, interdisciplinary and international contexts in order to integrate diverse contributions towards a common goal. SPECIFIC COMPETENCES Ability to give legal advice to the business in contractual, corporate, and comercial issues Ability to assess business economic situation from accountancy Ability to negotiate and prevent conflict situations EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES Students are expected to learn how to resolve problems in busines transactions, elaborate notices and reports and legal documents in related issues.
Description of contents: programme
1.General Introduction a. Origins and evolution of Companies b. Company taxonomy in Civil Law and Common Law c. European Company Law d. Other Business Associations e. How to choose the appropriate business form 2. Other Organizational Structures 3. Corporations a. General concepts b. By-laws and internal regulations c. Capital, assets and finance d. Shares and parts e. Corporate bodies f. Directors¿ duties and liability g. Dissolution and liquidation h. Shareholders¿ agreements i. Family Protocols 4. Corporate operations a. Due diligence b. Capital increase and reduction. Issuance of new stock. c. Mergers and Acquisitions. Other structural changes. d. Investment operations e. Company Purchase and Buyouts 5. Quoted Corporations a. General concepts. Listing requirements b. Capital Markets regulations. Codes of Conduct.
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities: Lectures Tutorials Teamwork Individual study Teaching methodologies - debates and critical discussions - practical assignments: drafting, conflict resolution, negotiations, prelegislative tasks, regulatory and supervision issues, case law analysis, preparing documents, report drafting
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • BROSETA PONT, MANUEL; MARTINEZ SANZ, FERNANDO. MANUAL DE DERECHO MERCANTIL. TECNOS. LA MÁS RECIENTE
  • FELIU REY, JORGE. LOS PACTOS PARASOCIALES EN LAS SOCIEDADES DE CAPITAL NO COTIZADAS. MARCIAL PONS. 2012
  • Javier Jueste Mencía (Coordinador). Comentario de la reforma del régimen de las sociedades de capital en materia de gobierno corporativo. Thomson Reuters Civitas. 2015
  • MARTÍNEZ ECHEVARRÍA Y GARCÍA DE DUEÑAS, ALFONSO. GOBIERNO CORPOTATIVO: LA ESTRUCTURA DEL ÓRGANO DE GOBIERNO Y LA RESPONSABILIDAD DE LOS ADMINISTRADORES. THOMSON REUTERS ARANZADI.
  • ROJO, ÁNGEL; BELTRAN, EMILIO. COMENTARIOS A LA LEY DE SOCIEDADES DE CAPITAL. CIVITAS.

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