Due to the current COVID-19 situation this course will be held as an online course. For each lecture the PPT-slides and a video with explanations will be provided via Zoom. Furthermore, each session will start with a Q&A part where questions regarding the last session can be asked and will be discussed. Each participant has to provide a presentation of a case. After the first session the participants have to choose a lecture in which they will present a case. The presentation has to be provided via Zoom.
|Mittwoch||07.10.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||14.10.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||21.10.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||28.10.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||04.11.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||11.11.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||18.11.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||25.11.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||02.12.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
|Mittwoch||16.12.2020||14:00 - 16:30||Online-Einheit|
The course deals with fundamental questions of corporate law in the major jurisdictions by analysing and discussing key provisions and especially case law.
By attending the course, the students will be able
· understand different approaches on the regulation of corporations
· enhance their understanding of fundamental questions of corporate law
· will be able to reflect actual developments in Austrian and European corporate law.
There is mandatory attendance throughout the course. Overall, missing more than two sessions of the course will lead to a negative grading.
The students must read and analyse court decisions and other texts before in preparation for the course which are assigned to them each week. These court decisions and texts will be discussed in the class with all students.
Active participation in class (15 %), oral presentation of an assigned case (15 %), final written exam (70 %).