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Law of the Capital Market

Course code
Course type
BSc Course
Weekly Hours
FS 2019
Dr. Alma Pekmezovic
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.

Date Time
Friday, 15.03.2019 08:00 - 15:15
Friday, 29.03.2019 08:00 - 15:15
Thursday, 04.04.2019 11:30 - 18:45
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.
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