Studying Law at Roma Tre

Academic Year 2022-2023

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Spring Semester (March 1 - May 31, 2023)


Comparative Law of Digital Markets 2023

Prof. Noah Vardi


Professor Noah Vardi

Class schedule: Thursdays & Fridays 4-7 p.m. (beginning on March 9th, 2023)

Room 11, Tommaseo Building - Via Ostiense 139

The course aims at conducting a comparative analysis of some of the key institutions of private law and their role in digital markets. Using comparative methodology, the course analyses the digital revolution and its impact on private law, with a focus on the relationship between innovation, technology and law; existing and emerging business models in digital markets; contract, property and tort in digital markets.
The following topics will be covered in the course:
  • A framework of digital markets and their regulation, beginning with a reconstruction the different phases of the socalled digital revolution (including algorithms, coding, AI, big data, IoT and the blockchain technology);
  • An analysis, from a private law perspective, of some of the main business models that have developed in the digital economy (such as digital platforms, smart contracts and DAOs, digital labor);
  • An analysis of selected topics in contract, property and tort in digital markets, with a special focus on EU and US law. 

Course Learning Objectives
  • To introduce students to the comparative methodology in the study of law;
  • To provide students with the framework within which current developments of digital technologies and the digital economy can be assessed as regards the impact on private law;
  • To develop tools whereby students may identify relevant issues of comparative and supranational law and may approach normative, jurisprudential and doctrinal sources of foreign law.

Course Learning Activities
During the course the activities will be divided as follows:
-frontal lectures;
-presentations assigned to students with the scope of supporting the lectures and encouraging interactive student participation;
-case simulations.

Assessment tools
Student evaluation will be based on class work (class participation, presentations given
during the semester) and on a final written exam.

Course materials
Materials, academic papers and cases for the course will be published with the class schedule and syllabus before the beginning of the course on the e-learning (moodle) platform.



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