Faculty of Law

LAW 340 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Capital Market Regulations
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 340
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the regulation of capital markets, which constitute one of main pillars of the financial system.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • acquisition of basic knowledge on the structure and the functions of the financial system.
  • in-depth knowledge of the functions of capital markets and the rationale for their regulation.
  • knowledge of the main principles developed by international institutions with regard to capital markets regulation
  • acquisition of basic knowledge on the main aspects of Turkish capital market regulation
Course Content This course is structured in four parts (a) The first part deals with the structure and the functions of the financial system in general, in particular the functions of the capital markets and finally the objectives of and the instruments for their regulation (b) The second part is devoted to a short presentation of public international financial law, and in particular the international organisations and international fora dealing with capital market regulation.(c)The knowledge of the main principles developed by these international organizations and fora with regard to capital markets regulation is subject of the third part. (d)Finally, the fourth part deals with the main aspects of Turkish capital market regulation

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The financial system: an overview Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
2 Money and capital markets Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
3 Clearing and settlement Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
4 Theory of capital markets regulation Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
5 The individual regulations (1) Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
6 The individual regulations (2) Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
7 Capital markets regulation and international law Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
8 mid-term, IOSCO core principles (1)
9 IOSCO core principles (2) Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
10 OECD Principles on corporate governance (1) Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
11 OECD Principles on corporate governance (2) Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
12 CPMI core principles Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
13 Turkish capital market regulations Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
14 final exam Relevant sections of course notes and other sources
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks de Haan, J., Oosterloo, S., and D. Schoenmaker (2009): European Financial Markets and Institutions, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, São Paolo IOSCO (various publications): Standards and principles (available at: http://www.iosco.org/publications).
Suggested Readings/Materials Notes by the instructor

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
    Total
118

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

Solves the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

Evaluates the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

Evaluates the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

Is conscious of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

Takes responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

Interprets the sources of law by ways of legal methodology.

X
8

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

Informs the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

Monitors the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language  (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1).

X
12

Uses the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


 

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