Credits: 6

Schedule: 11.09.2017 - 26.10.2017

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Professor Matti Rudanko

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

2018-2019: I (Fall 2018), Töölö campus.

2019-2020: I (Fall 2019), Otaniemi campus.

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The aim of the course is to get acquainted with the regulative framework for securities markets and to gain an understanding of the cooperation between legal and business economic factors affecting various forms of corporate finance. Among the practical objectives of the course there are various skills of market related corporate finance, such as an ability to evaluate the influence of legal rules for the choice of optimum forms of corporate finance and skills to produce and interpret information provided in legal rules for securities markets.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The contents of the course include legal rules of listing, disclosure duties of issuers of securities, legal duties related to public bids, mergers and acquisitions, regulation of insiders and market abuse and the customer relationships of investment service firms. Also law and economics, sociological and information science aspects of information in securities markets and investor relations are discussed.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Lectures 18 h and seminar (group work or essay) 6 h (not compulsory)

2. Final exam (100%) on the course literature.


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Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Lectures 18 h and seminar (group work or essay) 6 h (not compulsory), professor Matti Rudanko

- Self study 133 h

- Final exam 3 h


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Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Rudiger Veil (Editor), Rebecca Ahmling (Translator) (2013 tai myöhempi painos) European Capital Markets Law. Hart Publishing Ltd.


Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi. Please see WebOodi for the registration dates.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Law books are not allowed in the exam.