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Bachelor 2022/2023

Comparative Banking Law

Category 'Best Course for Broadening Horizons and Diversity of Knowledge and Skills'
Category 'Best Course for New Knowledge and Skills'
Type: Elective course (Law)
Area of studies: Law
Delivered by: School of Private Law
When: 4 year, 3 module
Mode of studies: offline
Open to: students of all HSE University campuses
Instructors: Aleksey Janovich Kurbatov, Aleksander Vishnevskiy
Language: English
ECTS credits: 6
Contact hours: 48

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course aims to describe the main segments of modern banking law in a comparative perspective, therefore it covers the fundamentals of modern banking regulations in international, regional and national levels, as well as private – contract regulations of the main bening transactions.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The objective of the course is familiarise the students with modern banking regulation both at national and international levels, including soft law of international bodies (Basel Committee, IADI and others), EU Directives, national banking laws of selected countries; contracts involved in banking transactions, bank customer (consumer) protection.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Gains professional understanding of regulatory (registration, licensing, reporting, competition, etc.) rules and requirements with regard to banking activities;
  • Gains professional understanding of the customer protection and alternative dispute resolution schemes in banking;
  • Gains professional understanding of the legal status of credit institutions, their managing bodies and shareholders;
  • Gains professional understanding of the legal status of regulatory bodies in modern banking;
  • Gains professional understanding of the main rules regulating banking transactions;
  • Gains professional understanding of the main sources and institutions of modern banking law;
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • 1. General Features of Modern Banking Law
  • 2. Credit Institutions in Modern Banking Law
  • 3. Bank and Client.
  • 4. Regulation and Supervision over the Banking Activities
  • 5. Banking services: deposit-taking, loans and payments.
  • 6. Islamic Banking in modern banking world.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Participation and working on the seminars (including cases decisions)
  • non-blocking Written essays (on the subjects offered by the lecturer)
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 3rd module
    0.3 * Participation and working on the seminars (including cases decisions) + 0.7 * Written essays (on the subjects offered by the lecturer)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Ellinger's modern banking law, Ellinger, E. P., 2002

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Diamanta Sojeva. (2018). Similarities and Differences between the Credit Contract and the Loan Contract in the Banking Law. Acta Universitatis Danubius: Juridica, (2), 25. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.53c41606fe864695a3763fae46c29124