Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo / Portale Web di Ateneo


A.Y. Credits
2016/2017 9
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Marco Cassiani

Assigned to the Degree Course

Law (LMG/01)
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The prime objectives of the course are for students to acquire a complete knowledge of the structure of various complementary procedures, to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the aspects and procedures of major interest and to undertake a well-constructed investigation on the most up-to-date problems of Bankruptcy Law and of the application of reforms and successive modifications of normal procedures.


The nature and characteristics of bankruptcy and of other complementary procedures. The reform of the Bankruptcy Law. The essential requirements and objectives of bankruptcy. The declaration of bankruptcy: initiative, competence, procedure, demand rejection, judgement declaration and relative judgements. Organisations that deal with bankrupcy. The effects of bankruptcy on the property of a debtor. The restoration of property guarantees. Carrying out compulsory credit claims and the regulation of credit consultations. The procedure to verify liabilities:  credit checks and laws on property. Liquidation and division of assets. Bankruptcy and debt closure. Company bankruptcy. Agreed estimates and accords on the restructuring of debts. Compulsory liquidation administration. Extraordinary administration of large companies in a state of insolvency. Signs of bankruptcy criminal activity.

Introductory topics  Civil process law


Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

The student that has passed the exam has: 

- a general knowledge and a good comprehension of legal process and procedures; 

- a deep understanding of the institutes that regulate the various procedures of Italian directives and of those of the European Comunity; 

- a general knowledge of the institutes that oversee Common Law;

- a concrete capacity to elaborate on legal documents related to legal procedures.

Eventual activity in support of the course    Seminars and in-depth practicals agreed with local legal officers

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment


Face-to-face and practical exercises. 


Possibility for the students to sit the exam discussing specific arguments of the course through the editing of a brief elaborate script. 

Course books

1) - L. Guglielmucci, Lectures in Bankruptcy Law, Giappichelli, Turin, Ultimate Edition (limited to relevant parts of the course).

However, as an alternative, for greater subject depth:

 2) - F. Ferrara, Bankruptcy, Giuffre, Milan, Ultimate Edition (limited to the course subjects).

Students are advised to equip themselves with a complete civil code of subsidiary laws and of a code of civil procedure.  


Oral exam 


Other notes 

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