Academic year 2020 – 2021: 125 hours, of which the course focus (40 hours) will be: “Protection ofConsumers acting in Digital Single Market”. It will be studied the Consumers with regard to their online activities (i.d.: E-commerce Directive 2000/31/CE, and the Directive 93/13/EEC on unfair terms in consumer contracts and the Directive 2002/58/CE on Data protection in the electronic communications sector, as well as, more generally, the European Consumer Protection Policy);
Academic year: 2020 – 2021: 125 hours of frontal lectures and tutorials, plus 12 hours dedicated to seminars and special lectures, plus 8 hours dedicated to workshops. The Course is divided in three Modules (40 hours each), the third Module having a specific focus per year.
Specific focus of this academic year is on the “Protection of Consumers in the Digital Single Market”
I Module: Technologies, Individuals and Risks
Digital environments and Digital Single Market
Data and Transactions in digital environments
Minors, Elderly Persons, Consumers and Embryos: technological development and fundamental right perspective
II Module: The Law of Vulnerable Individuals
Minors, Elderly Person: Laws in the EU and reform drafts
Consumers: EU Law about E-commerce and ODR
Embryos: EU Member States’ legislations about embryos
Module III: Protection of Consumers in the Digital Single Market
Digital Economy: sharing economy and platforms
Data Profiling and consumers’ choice
Effective enforcement in a digital ecosystem: the case of banking contracts.
Seminar series on “Advanced studies on “Consumer Behavior and Consumer Law”.
Workshop on “Legal Design for Transparency in Consumer Contracts”.