Credit and Insolvency Law
15 ECTS credits
The course covers the legal areas of credit law, general property law, insolvency law, and economic crimes related to insolvency, including the topics of general contract law, consumer law and company law, property law regulations pertaining to for instance the credic security of suppliers (retention of title, consignment, and commission), stock financing, lease financing, the significance and application of conventional and denunciation regulations in pledge law, security financial collateral arrangements, company chattel pledge, and factoring. The course also includes company reconstruction law in theory and practice, composition agreement issues, the responsibility of the reconstructor, the debtor's contract, the bankruptcy law and related issues such as certain aspects of obligation and property law as well as criminal law, priority rights, subordinated bonds, debt recovery in cases of bankruptcy, abandonment of property from bankruptcy estates, the role and responsibility of the liquidator, and managing the debtor's contract in cases of bankruptcy. One component of the course is focused on economic crime, specifically Chapter 11 of the Penal Code and related crimes. The course also introduces current reforms and ongoing legislation projects.
Progressive specialisation: G2F (has at least 60 credits in first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: Semesters 1 and 2 completed in the Law Programme, and at least 30 ECTS credits completed in the following courses: JPG006 Criminal Law, 10 ECTS credits, JPG007 Procedural Law, 20 ECTS credits, JPG008 Administrative Law and Administrative Process, 12 ECTS credits, JPG009 Family Law, 8 ECTS credits, and JPG010 Jurisprudence II, 10 ECTS credits.
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Law Programme (studied during year 3)