4306650: Cross-Curricular Integration Course - Introduction to Financial Services and Law of Asset Management

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Semester:SS 17
Scheduled in semester:4
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:15.0 L / 11.5 h
Self-directed study time:18.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)


Connection of the contents of teaching of different modules;
Application of teaching content on current issues in banking and securities regulation.


    • Know the scope and basic principles of financial markets law.
    • Compare the different methods and legal instruments relating to financial markets law.
    • Create concepts about the establishment and organization of financial intermediaries in the field financial markets law.
    • Apply legal text on specific cases, based on historical examples.
    • Connect economic and legal thinking.
    • Think about economic consequences of legal statutes.
    • Think about legal policy reponses of economic incentive structures.
    • Know how to find the relevant sources of law (statutes, judegments) and handle, the relevant legal databases.
    • Solve practical cases by interpreting the sources of law.
    • Analyze different types of products and intermediaries.
    • Are able to interpret the corresponding sources of law.
    • Judge practical cases by interpreting the corresponding sources of law in the scope of due diligence, financial supervision and the different financial intermediaries
    • Listen carefully to understand and interpret the arguments of the lecturer and fellow students.
    • Interpret arguments and facts during presentations of the lecturer and fellow students and react with critical questions. Improve communication skills by debating their point of view in discussions during the lecture.
    • Learn the need for communication in teams and the difficulties and benefits of working in groups within group work assignments.
    • Have their own proposals for solutions and are able to defend and explain their ideas.
    • Notice their own learning aptitude and willingness to learn new things.
    • Communicate autonomously, reflect their own actions and are able to assess themselves.
    • Assume responsibility because of their self-discipline and flexibility.

Lectures Method

  • Interaction between different modules
  • Coaching
  • Tutoring


  • see literature of the relevant modules
  • a list of cases with case specific literature on cases will be handed out in the first lecture. Students are expected to read the literature ahead of the class where the cases will be discussed

Exam Modalities

  • term paper and presentation
  • in class participation
  • homework assignment (optional)