Private law (2017/2018)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturers
Marco Torsello, Riccardo Omodei Sale'
Marco Torsello
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Secondo Semestre Triennali dal Feb 19, 2018 al Jun 1, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to make use of the basic notions and rules that govern relationships between private individuals and entities, with particular attention to business relationships.


The methodology that will be applied consists of lectures, which will be largely based on the presentation of cases and legal questions and the identification of proper solutions.
Issues that will be covered include:
Private law in general - Application and interpretation of the law - Conflicts of laws - Personal status and relationships - Legal facts and legal acts - Physical persons and legal persons - Assets and rights in rem - Law of obligations - Contracts in general - Individual contracts - Consumer contracts - Non-contractual sources of obligations - Torts - Family law in general - Marriage - Parenthood - Wills and trusts - Donations - Enforcement of rights.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
A. Trabucchi Istituzioni di diritto civile (Edizione 48) Cedam - Padova 2017 Sono esclusi dal programma la Sez. III del Capo IX (procedure concorsuali), la Sez. V del Capo X (contratti di banca e di conto corrente), la Sez. III del Capo XII (titoli di credito e valori mobiliari) e l'intero Capo XIII (proprietà intellettuale e concorrenza).
TORRENTE A.-SCHLESINGER P. Manuale di diritto privato (Edizione 24) Giuffrè, Milano 2019 Sono esclusi dal programma di esame i Capitoli XLVI (contratti bancari), LI, Sezione D (titoli di credito), LII (cambiale), LIII (assegno) e l'intera parte sull'impresa (dal Capitolo LVI al Capitolo LXIV).

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test.