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Important for Exchange Students: As the Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Programs utilize a modular course structure, the dates on which students begin and end the exchange are flexible. Please find here a chronological overview of the preliminary course offering for Spring and Fall.

Spring 2019  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 4th Semester  ›  Business Law

Law of the Capital Market

Course Code:
Dr. Alma Pekmezovic
Course Type:
BSc Course
Week Hours:
Spring 2019
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
The course will unfold the complexity of modern capital markets. The main focus lies on different market participants (issuers; investors; intermediaries as financial analysts and rating agencies) and enforcement-concepts (supervision by national authorities; administrative penals; private enforcement).

The course covers disclosure obligations stipulated by capital markets law concerning inside information, director' dealings, transparency of major shareholdings and financial instruments. Further, market manipulation and insider dealing will be discussed as well as certain market participants such as banks, financial analysts, credit rating agencies and investment firms. Finally, competences of national and European supervisory authorities will be covered.

Friday, 15/03/2019
08:00 AM till 03:15 PM
Friday, 29/03/2019
08:00 AM till 03:15 PM
Thursday, 04/04/2019
11:30 AM till 06:45 PM
Veil, European Capital Markets Law, 2nd ed, 2017; Gesetzestexte zum BörsG, WpPG, WpHG und der einschlägigen Ausführungsverordnungen, z.B.: Kapitalmarktrecht, 4. Aufl. 2017, Beck-Verlag.