JUR 3517 Company and Finance Law
Company and Finance Law is a Programme course for the Bachelor's degree in business law and is adapted to the learning objectives set for this degree. The course is divided into five main subjects:
- Money claim right
- Company law
- Right of lien
- Bankruptcy, individual prosecution and debt negotiations
- Stock exchange and securities law
The course provides good knowledge within these five subjects. The legal sources for all subjects, including international sources, such as EU legal regulation, are reviewed. So do the considerations that reflect the regulation within the various subjects, including sustainable development. The course provides insight into the digital development in society in two ways. Firstly, it provides an understanding of the digital development that is reflected in the legislation. Secondly, insight is provided into the use of digital, legal aids that are useful for legal users.
Through the course, the students will acquire good knowledge of:
- Legal sources for the five main subjects, including international sources, such as EU legal regulation.
- Which considerations reflect the regulation within the various subjects, including sustainable development.
- The digital development in society in two ways.
- Firstly, it provides an understanding of the digital development that is reflected in the legislation.
- Secondly, insight is provided into the use of digital, legal aids that are useful for legal users.
After completing the course, the student should be able to:
- The student must be able to apply legal methods to analyze, discuss and take a stand on legal issues.
- Identify legal issues in a case, as well as find, analyze and collate Norwegian and international sources of law with the aim of taking a position on the applicable law and solving specific legal issues within the subject areas;
- company law
- stock exchange and securities law
- money claim right
The students shall have a conscious attitude towards the legal standards and ethical principles on which the rules in the company law, securities law, the law of negotiable instruments and the law of mortgages and pledges are based.
Money claim right
- Regulation of the Money Claims Court.
- Different types of monetary claims.
- The rules on the establishment of monetary claims, transfer of monetary claims, liquidation of monetary claims and default of monetary claims.
- Time of payment (due and release time).
- Fulfillment of monetary obligations (place of payment, means of payment, method of fulfillment, partial fulfillment, etc.).
- Settlement correction.
- Financial legal effects of payment default; late payment interest and compensation.
- Legal sources of company law
- Forms of ownership and their legal regulation - especially limited liability companies (AS and ASA), limited liability companies (ANS and DA).
- Owners' rights and duties in joint-stock companies and limited liability companies.
- Foundation of joint-stock companies and responsible companies.
- Corporate bodies in joint-stock companies and responsible companies.
- Contract conclusion on behalf of joint stock companies and limited liability companies.
- The capital rules in joint-stock companies and limited liability companies.
- Transfer of shareholding in joint stock companies and responsible companies.
- The main features of the rules on conversions and reorganizations in limited liability companies.
Right of lien
- Which objects can be subject to liens (including the extent of liens)
- Creation of various liens (contractual lien, attachment lien and legal lien).
- Legal protection rules for the establishment of mortgages on immovable property, movable property, receivables, etc.
- Priority of liens.
- Legal effects at the securing stage.
- Legal effects at the realization stage (forced sale).
- Mortgagor's position during debt negotiation and bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy, individual prosecution and debt negotiations
- Single prosecution.
- Debt negotiations, private and public.
- The bankruptcy process.
- The conditions for opening bankruptcy.
- The right of seizure in relation to the debtor and third parties.
- Overturning, objective and subjective, as well as the legal effects of overturning.
- Contractual obligations, including the right to stop.
- Bankruptcy creditors.
Stock exchange and securities law
- Acquisitions, including rules on obligation to offer and obligation to flag.
- Public issues, including prospectus rules.
- Insider trading.
- Market manipulation.
- Obligation to provide information and report.
The course is carried out using varied learning activities, in a combination of traditional classroom teaching, various digital offers, guidance and self-study. The main emphasis of the arranged teaching is on lectures and problem solving. Various online learning activities are also offered in the form of webinars, quizzes, videos and digital discussion forums.
Part of the task solving will take place in separate meetings with supervisors present. Voluntary assignments will also be offered where students will receive individual feedback from the supervisors.
At the start of the course, students will receive a semester plan with an overview of all learning activities. For a good learning outcome, students are expected to participate in all activities.
Deviations in teaching and exams may occur if external conditions or unforeseen events call for this.
JUR 3420 Business Law or JUR 3631 Marketing Law and Ethics.
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Prepare for teaching
Student's own work with learning resources
Group work / Assignments
A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 15 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 400 hours.