312462 VU Insurance Law and Banking Industry - Advanced Course

summer semester 2021 | Last update: 26.11.2020 Place course on memo list
VU Insurance Law and Banking Industry - Advanced Course
VU 2

Knowledge on banking contracts; specific insurance contracts; insurance supervision law.

Banking contracts: "Banking relationship"; Austrian General Banking Contract Terms; banking secrecy and its (esp. private law) sanctions; bank enquiry; bank consulting service; specific banking transactions(credits and loans; deposit business; leasing; factoring).

Insurance law: European and Austrian statutary sources of insurance supervision law; the Austrian Financial Market Supervision Authority and its main instruments; specific branches of insurance business and their peculiar General Insurance Contract Terms; recent court decisions.

lecture mixed with case studies and group work; optionally students' presentations

continuous assessment (based on regular oral contribution by participants) plus written test or oral examination (depending on number of participants).

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Basic knowledge of insurance contract law desirable for the second part of the VU

For the course form "VU" as a "course with examination-immanent character", attendance is compulsory according to § 5 paragraph 3 line 7 in connection with § 7 paragraph 2 line 6 lit b of the study law part of the statutes. Absence of up to three excuses is tolerated; repeated absence without excuse results in a negative assessment of the course.

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