BZ308Zk Introduction to Commercial Law

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
12/0/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Mgr. Zdeněk Houdek (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Radek Ruban, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Josef Kotásek, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Martin Floreš (alternate examiner)
JUDr. Jan Lasák, LL.M., Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Christian May (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Mgr. Radek Ruban, Ph.D.
Department of Commercial Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Vladimíra Vraná
Supplier department: Department of Commercial Law - Faculty of Law
Thu 1. 10. 8:00–9:40 aula_Vinařská, 10:00–11:40 aula_Vinařská, Fri 2. 10. 12:00–13:40 aula_Vinařská, 14:00–15:40 aula_Vinařská, Fri 8. 1. 12:00–13:40 133, 14:00–15:40 133
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! OBOR ( PR ) && ! OBOR ( PR01 ) && ! PROGRAM ( N - VS )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The aim of this course is to introduce students into the field of study in basic extent. The lessons include competition law with distinction of legal protection of competition and law against unfair competition. This course also covers legal statute of entrepreneurs (especially commercial corporations), contracts among entrepreneurs and basics of the law of securities. The education provided by lectures should lead to acquirement of knowledge that constitutes basic theoretical understanding of the field and the ability of fast orientation in the legislation and the ability to apply the relevant provisions of law. At the end of the course students should be able to understand in basis the legal regulation of business corporations, competition law, obligations and securities, to explain this regulation and to apply it for the concrete practical cases.
Learning outcomes
After completing this subject students will be able to orientate themselves to the basic level in private law (in particular the Civil Code, the Law on Commercial Corporations), as well as some public law regulations (the Act on Public Registers, the Act on the Protection of Competition, the Act on the Protection of Consumer etc.) and apply them to concrete cases of practice (eg the establishment of a business corporation, the conclusion of contracts between entrepreneurs, unfair competition, cartels of competitors, the issue of a bill of exchange, etc.).
  • 1. Basic Concepts
  • 2. Corporate Law
  • 3. Commercial Obligations
  • 4. Competition Law
  • 5. Securitis
    required literature
  • ONDREJOVÁ, Dana, Josef BEJČEK, Josef KOTÁSEK, Jaromír KOŽIAK, Jarmila POKORNÁ, Radek RUBAN, Josef ŠILHÁN and Eva VEČERKOVÁ. Nástin obchodního práva (Outline of business law). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 360 pp. Učebnice - 515. ISBN 978-80-210-7417-0. info
  • ŠTENGLOVÁ, Ivana, Jan DĚDIČ and Miloš TOMSA. Základy obchodního práva : vysokoškolská učebnice. 2. aktualizované a rozší. Praha: Leges, 2019. 475 stran. ISBN 9788075023148. info
    recommended literature
  • BEJČEK, Josef, Petr HAJN, Jarmila POKORNÁ, Eva TOMÁŠKOVÁ, Eva VEČERKOVÁ, Josef ŠILHÁN, Jaromír KOŽIAK and Radek RUBAN. Obchodní právo. Obecná část. Soutěžní právo. (Business Law. General Part. Competition Law.). první. Praha: C. H. Beck Praha, 2014. 410 pp. Academia iuris. ISBN 978-80-7400-547-3. info
  • POKORNÁ, Jarmila, Eva TOMÁŠKOVÁ, Alena KERLINOVÁ, Jan LASÁK, Milan PEKÁREK, Jaromír KOŽIAK, Alena POKORNÁ, Tomáš DVOŘÁK and Josef HOLEJŠOVSKÝ. Obchodní společnosti a družstva (Business Companies and Cooperatives). první. Praha: C. H. Beck Praha, 2014. 448 pp. Academia iuris. ISBN 978-80-7400-475-9. info
  • BEJČEK, Josef, Josef ŠILHÁN and KOLEKTIV. Obchodní smlouvy. Závazky v podnikání. 1st ed. Praha: C.H.Beck, 2015. 539 pp. ISBN 978-80-7400-574-9. info
  • KOTÁSEK, Josef. Kotásek, Pihera, Pokorná, Vítek: Právo cenných papírů (Law of Negotiable Instruments). In Právo cenných papírů. 1st ed. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2014. p. 117-220. ISBN 978-80-7400-515-2. info
Teaching methods
Learning is made only in the form of lectures. The lectures have cognitive function; the current legal legislation under Act No. 89/2012 Coll., Civil Code, and under Act No. 90/2012 Coll., on commercial corporations, and other actual legal regulations, is discussed, and also judgments and the concrete practice cases with it.
Assessment methods
Written exam.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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