ELE 3704 Criminal Law and Financial Crime
The aim of the course is to give students an understanding of the legal regulation of financial crime with a main emphasis on Norwegian rules of law. The course will give students an insight into legal issues of importance for the business community.
The students shall learn about the main penal provisions that apply to financial crime in the business sector.
The students shall be able to make a summary (subsumption) in actual cases and analyse whether conditions for criminal liability and guilt are applicable.
The students shall become aware of economic and ethical aspects of financial crime.
- Penal code and criminal procedure
- Punishment imposed on persons and companies
- Corruption and misuse of funds
- Stock exchange and securities violations
- Bankruptcy crime
- Evasion of taxes and charges
The course consists of 45 hours assigned to the various topics in the syllabus. Details on the allocation of hours are given in the lecture plan. Only the most central areas within each topic will be covered in class.
The students are required to study the relevant syllabus ahead of each lecture and to study the syllabus in-depth afterward (self-tuition). As part of the teaching plan students shall work on small cases/control assignments within each topic which will be reviewed in class. The students must systematize their code of laws, etc.
For electives re-sit is normally offered at the next scheduled course. If an elective is discontinued or is not initiated in the semester it is offered, re-sit will be offered in the electives ordinary semester.
Higher Education Entrance Qualification
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be deviations in teaching and learning activities as well as exams, compared with what is described in this course description.
JUR 3420 Business law, JUR 3430 Marketing law, FIN 3502 Securities Law or equivalent.
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Form of assessment:
Internal and external examiner
Examination when next scheduled course
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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 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.