STRUCTURE & SCHEDULE

A. PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The program will last from February to June 2022. During the teaching period students will learn about the different topics proposed which will be developed through teamwork exercises, practical exercises etc.
This will be done with the support of all tutors who will teach dynamically, while helping with questions and assessing outcomes by the means of the virtual online platform, or assessment during the training sessions where appropriate.

The topics and materials in this first phase will be worth the equivalent of 25 ECTS, and thanks to the sponsorship of the Malaga’s Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio the Abogados de Málaga) and the Spanish Genaral Council of the Judiciary (Consejo General del Poder Judicial).

B. SCHEDULE 8th DIPLOMA COURSE ON SPANISH LAW TAUGHT IN ENGLISH. GLOBAL STUDY. 2022

30 credits ECTS
MODULEECTSCoordinatorSUBJECTSDOCENTCREDITSStart dateEnd date
1.USING LEGAL ENGLISH
Module 1: Using Legal English and New Perspectives of Criminal Law10Jesús Martín Fuster1.A. Introduction to Legal English ILola Gamboa 68/2/202221/2/2022
1.B. Introduction to Legal English IILola Gamboa 10/2/202221/2/2022
1.C. Language of contractsJeffrey Callow15/2/202228/2/2022
1.D. Legal English for Business Chris Sykes17/2/202228/2/2022
1.E. Introduction to the language of tax law and civil wrongs (tort law) and discussion of recent mediatic cases in both areas of lawRalph Dzegniuk22/2/20227/3/2022
1.F. Introduction to the language of litigation and criminal law and discussion of recent cases of corporate offencesRalph Dzegniuk24/2/20227/3/2022
2. NEW PERSPECTIVES OF CRIMINAL LAW
2.A. Cybercrime against privacy and sexual freedom: Sexting and GroomingCarmen Rocío Fernández Díaz41/3/202214/3/2022
2.B. Crimes against freedom and social networks Marta Fernández Cabrera3/3/202214/3/2022
2.C. The fight against organised crime: Money laundering, asset forfeiture and recovery. Organised and disorganised legal answersAna María Prieto del Pino8/3/202221/3/2022
2.D. Criminal law before the crime of child abductionElena Avilés Hernández 10/3/202221/3/2022
Module 1 on-line examination22/3/202222/3/2022
Module 2: Comparative Law Analysis and European and International Law10José Manuel Martín Fuster3. COMPARATIVE LAW ANALYSIS4
3.A. Comparative legal analysis in matters of Real Estate investment, incorporation of companies and corporate law, inheritance and divorces (British-American-Spanish Law).Nicolás Morcillo Hidalgo24/3/20224/4/2022
3.B. Comparative legal analysis in matters of Real Estate investment, incorporation of companies and corporate law, inheritance and divorces (German-Spanish Law).Nicolás Morcillo Hidalgo29/3/202211/4/2022
3.C. 1) Comparative legal analysis in matters of Real Estate investment, incorporation of companies and corporate law, inheritance and divorces (Swiss-Austrian-Spanish Law) / 2) Comparative legal analysis in matters of Real Estate investment, incorporation of companies and corporate law, inheritance and divorces (Danish-Spanish Law). José Manuel Márquez Soto / Marisa Moreno Castillo31/3/202211/4/2022
3.D. Comparative legal analysis in matters of Real Estate investment, incorporation of companies and corporate law, inheritance and divorces (Swedish-Norwegian-Finnish-Spanish Law).Sten Erik Norling Plahn5/4/202225/4/2022
4. EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW6
4.A. Digital single marketEugenio Olmedo Peralta7/4/202225/4/2022
4.B. Negotiating and concluding cross-border commercial transactions. Legal strategy to set-up a commercial business: incorporation, management and financing optionsTeresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell19/4/20222/5/2022
4.C. Fundamentals of International Investment Arbitration José Ángelo Arroyo David21/4/20222/5/2022
4.D. Comparative property law from a European perspectiveJuan Pablo Murga Fernández26/4/20229/5/2022
4.E. 1) New Challenges in Succession Law / 2) Planning our future succession: The EU Regulation 650/2012. Clear rules on applicable law, jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement of cross border successions.José Antonio Castillo Parrilla /
Adolfo Martos Gross
28/4/20229/5/2022
4.F. 1) Cross-border matrimonial matters: 1- Brussels II ter Regulation. 2- Rome III Regulation. 2) Regulation of separation and divorce.Eva Jiménez Palma /
Roland Krause
3/5/202216/5/2022
Module 2 on-line examination17/5/202217/5/2022
Module 3: Current challenges of Law10Jesús Martín Fuster5. CURRENT CHALLENGES OF LAW I
5.A. 1) The law of obligations and contracts. 2) The distribution of risks in contractingMa. Ngina Teresa V. Chan-
Gonzaga / Beatriz Gregoraci Fernández
519/5/202230/5/2022
5.B. Contracts of adhesion. The example of cloud computing contracts.Yolanda Bergel Sainz- Baranda24/5/20226/6/2022
5.C. Spanish regulation of tourist accommodations: holiday rental and timeshareIsabel Martens Jiménez26/5/20226/6/2022
5.D. Global Protection of assets, know-how, and competitive advantages of companies and entrepreneurs in international markets, regarding business secrecy, know-how, IP rights and trademarks law. Main problems and practical advices for legal security.Nicolás Morcillo Hidalgo31/5/202213/6/2022
5.E. Modification on disability in the Civil Code and new challenges in Spanish family law.José Manuel de Torres Perea2/6/202213/6/2022
6. CURRENT CHALLENGES OF LAW II
6.A. Legal practice of Constitutional Law: Amparo proceedingsGaspar González Represa 57/6/202220/6/2022
6.B. The increasingly usual atypical work: Labour flexibility vs. employment protection6.B. The increasingly usual atypical work: Labour flexibility vs. employment protection9/6/202220/6/2022
6.C. 1) Preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence across the European Union: The Istanbul Convention and the European Protection Order. 2) The Family Business and Extra Statutory instruments to secure continuityCristina Cueto Moreno / Federico Pérez-Padilla Diaz-Castanys14/6/202227/6/2022
6.D. Challenges on Spanish Land LawMaría Luisa Gómez Jiménez 16/6/202227/6/2022
6.E. Taxation in Spain, what you need to knowLorenzo Sánchez-Stewart 21/6/202227/6/2022
Module 3 on-line examination28/6/202228/6/2022