Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The aim of the course is to get acquainted with the regulative framework for securities and financial 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.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 11.01.2023 - 20.02.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Matti Rudanko

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The contents of the course include legal rules of listing, disclosure duties of issuers of securities, legal duties related to public bids, regulation of insiders and market abuse and the customer relationships of investment service firms. Also green finance and sustainability as well as financial technology (Fintech) and its implications to law are discussed.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Essay (individual or group) and presentation (individual or group), 40 % and Exam, 60 %


    Exam, 100 %

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures 16 h

    Seminar 4 h

    Exam 3 h

    Independent work 137



    Lectures 16 h

    Exam 3 h

    Independent work 141


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III
    2023-2024 Spring III

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: in Sisu.