HUK 560 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
European Union Insurance Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 560
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to review the EU Insurance Legislation and its enforcement, and to identify its reflections on Turkish Law; review the developments in EU and in some of the European countries, and to compare these with Turkish legislation.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students who successfully complete this course will be able to;
  • Explain the role of insurance sector in economy, and the interaction between private insurance organizations and institutions.
  • List the insurance brokers and their roles.
  • Explain Turkish private insurance system.
  • Compare Turkish private insurance system with EU insurance system.
  • Comprehend the establishment and functioning requirements of insurance companies, reinsurance companies, actuaries, insurance experts.
  • Explain the principles of arbitration in insurance disputes.
Course Content Reviewing the insurance organizations and institutions in developed countries in EU and in Europe, and in Turkey, and their interaction with each other constitute the main content of this course. Basic subject titles can be listed as: EU Insurance Legislation and its Structural Features, Legal Dimension and Structural Analysis of Turkish Insurance System, Insurance Organizations and Institutions, E-Insurance and E-Reinsurance Procedures, Insurance in terms of the Code of Competition, Reinsurance Sectors, and Arbitration in Insurance.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Residency of Permit and Freedom to Provide Services in European Union Avrupa Birliği Sigorta Hukuku, Yerleşme Hakkı ve Hizmet Sunma Serbestisi Bağlamında, Mahmut Yavaşi, Ankara 2007; Türkiye’de Sigorta Hukukunun Sorunları ve Geleceği, Sempozyum, 19-20 Kasım 2004, İstanbul, Türkiye Barolar Birliği.
2 Insurance and Reinsurance Attempts in terms of Free Circulation of Financial Services Avrupa Birliği Sigorta Hukuku, Yerleşme Hakkı ve Hizmet Sunma Serbestisi Bağlamında, Mahmut Yavaşi, Ankara 2007.
3 EU Insurance Legislation and its Structural Features Avrupa Birliği Sürecinde Türk Sigorta Sektörü, Halil Yolcu, İstanbul 2009.
4 Legal and Structural Dimension of Turkish Insurance System: Insurance Organizations and Institutions Türkiye’de Sigorta Hukukunun Sorunları ve Geleceği, Sempozyum, 19-20 Kasım 2004, İstanbul, Türkiye Barolar Birliği.
5 Review of Provisions Reflected from EU Insurance Legislation onto Turkish Insurance Legislation Ders notları (http://homes.ieu.edu.tr/hkubilay)
6 E-Insurance and E-Reinsurance Avrupa Birliği Sigorta Hukuku, Yerleşme Hakkı ve Hizmet Sunma Serbestisi Bağlamında, Mahmut Yavaşi, Ankara 2007; Türkiye’de Sigorta Hukukunun Sorunları ve Geleceği, Sempozyum, 19-20 Kasım 2004, İstanbul, Türkiye Barolar Birliği.
7 Insurance in terms of the Code of Competition and Reinsurance Sectors: Commission and Court of Justice of the European Communities (CJEC) Decisions Avrupa Birliği Sigorta Hukuku, Yerleşme Hakkı ve Hizmet Sunma Serbestisi Bağlamında, Mahmut Yavaşi, Ankara 2007.
8 MID-TERM EXAM
9 Block Exemption regarding Insurance Sector Avrupa Birliği Sigorta Hukuku, Yerleşme Hakkı ve Hizmet Sunma Serbestisi Bağlamında, Mahmut Yavaşi, Ankara 2007.
10 Judicial Review of General terms in Insurance Contracts Türkiye’de Sigorta Hukukunun Sorunları ve Geleceği, Sempozyum, 19-20 Kasım 2004, İstanbul, Türkiye Barolar Birliği.
11 Insurance Brokers in EU Avrupa Birliği Sigorta Aracıları Direktifi (2002/92/CE), Prof.Dr.Ergon A. ÇETİNGİL ve Prof.Dr.Rayegan KENDER’e 50. Birlikte Çalışma Yılı Armağanı, İstanbul 2007, s.1055-1070.
12 Provisions to be Enforced in Insurance Contracts Disputes: Arbitration in Insurance Türkiye’de Sigorta Hukukunun Sorunları ve Geleceği, Sempozyum, 19-20 Kasım 2004, İstanbul, Türkiye Barolar Birliği.
13 Examples of application Sunum notları (http://homes.ieu.edu.tr/hkubilay)
14 Review of the semester
15 PRESENTATION
16 FINAL EXAM

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Presentation notes (http://homes.ieu.edu.tr/hkubilay)
Suggested Readings/Materials -Türkiye’de Sigorta Hukukunun Sorunları ve Geleceği, Sempozyum, 19-20 Kasım 2004, İstanbul, Türkiye Barolar Birliği; YAVAŞİ, Mahmut, Avrupa Birliği Sigorta Hukuku, Yerleşme Hakkı ve Hizmet Sunma Serbestisi Bağlamında, Mahmut Yavaşi, Ankara 2007;Yolcu, Halil, Avrupa Birliği Sürecinde Türk Sigorta Sektörü, İstanbul 2009.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
4
20
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical 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
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
4
5
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
43
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
    Total
225

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 To consolidate the ability of interpretation of events on the basis of legal principles by analytical thinking in the field of private law. X
2 The acquisition of knowledge on private law and its sub-disciplines. X
3 To generate new information putting together the knowledge of various disciplines with theoretical and applied ones that are gained from expert level of private law. X
4 To have the ability for utilizing theoretical and applied knowledge gaining from expert level of private law on the analysis of the problems. X
5
To be able to interpret with a critical point of view by making connection between legal concepts, institutions and methods.
X
6 To be able to convey the expert level of knowledge and equipment that will be possessed on private law and its sub-disciplines effectively verbally and in writing. X
7 To be able to solve legal disputes, particularly those brought before the judicial bodies. X
8 To be able to have effective communication skills. X
9 To pursue social, scientific and ethical values during the processing and evaluation of knowledge. X
10 To be able to conduct an independent study that requires specialty in the field of private law and about its sub-disciplines. X

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