Public Business Law and European Business Law

• Outline of constitutional and administrative law and European law, focusing on the specific nature of the various legal acts, on selected fundamental rights, and on fundamental freedoms • Fundamentals of the European regulations on banking supervision and their implementation in the Austrian Banking Act, the organisation of financial market supervision authorities in Europe and Austria • Basic knowledge of the European regulations on the supervision of credit institutions, the basics of licensing regulations, the regulatory standards for banks and money-laundering regulations, the organisation of financial market supervision, the functioning of direct creditor protection through deposit insurance and investor compensation schemes

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Hauser/Frischhut, Fundamentals of European Union Law, Linde Verlag, Vienna 2011.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, discussion of open problem areas and questions Classroom teaching, lecture with case studies and discussion.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam mode and assessment criteria Continuous assessment (student contributions in class, 30 points) and written exam (70 points).

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Infos

Degree programme

Banking and Finance (engl.)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course, students can • correctly classify entrepreneurial activities in Austrian constitutional law and according to Union law requirements, recognize administrative problems • communicate effectively with legal advisors about these activities and simple procedures without legal assistance • discuss the requirements of banking supervisory law and address them in a targeted manner in advisory situations

Course code

1229-19-01-VZ-EN-42