COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


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Course Name
Capital Market Regulations
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 340
Fall
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
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.
Learning Outcomes 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 Managment 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 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).
References Notes by the instructor

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
60
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
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
16
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
11
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    Total
95

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

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