LP402ZK Economic Crimes

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. JUDr. Jaroslav Fenyk, Ph.D., DSc., Univ. Priv. Prof. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Marek Fryšták, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Věra Kalvodová, Dr. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Vladimír Kratochvíl, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Josef Kuchta, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. JUDr. Věra Kalvodová, Dr.
Contact Person: Bc. Alžběta Rašková
Supplier department: Faculty of Law
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This module will enable students to: • understand basic issues of criminal liability • acquire an overview of the system of criminal sanctions • understand the various forms of economic crimes from the viewpoint of criminal law substantive and procedural, criminalistics and criminology • understand how to apply the knowledge acquired in their entrepreneurial and managerial • practical activities as well as for the protection of the entity they work for. After completion of the module the student should be able to: a) recognise the issues concerning the conditions of criminal liability and imposition of sanctions b) analyse individual forms of economic crimes from the point of view of criminal law, criminalistics and criminology c) have knowledge of the procedural issues relating to investigation of economic crimes d) apply the knowledge acquired in their practical activities e) have knowledge of EU activities in the field of criminal law, especially money laundering, fraud etc.
Syllabus
  • The module addresses the following topics: Introduction to the selected problems of criminal liability and criminal sanctions (definition of crime, body of crime and the danger to society, system of penalties and protective measures) and introduction to criminal procedure (subjects of criminal prosecution, stages in criminal procedure). Particular forms of economic crimes: • Crimes on the capital market • Crimes in the sphere of services • Crimes in the sphere of trade (business) • Crimes in the sphere of privatisation of state property • Crimes relating to taxation • Crimes against economic discipline • Crimes relating to bankruptcy and composition proceedings All these form will be presented from the following points of view: Definitions of concepts, legislative framework of particular activities, European law context, typical ways of committing crimes, methods and means of discovering such crimes, possibilities for criminal sanctions, prevention of crime, topical statistical data.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • KUCHTA, Josef, Jaroslav FENYK, Marek FRYŠTÁK and Věra KALVODOVÁ. Hospodářská trestná činnost :multimediální učební text. 2. doplněné vydání. Brno: Masarykova universita, 2010. 103 pp. MU Brno 57. ISBN 978-80-210-5155-3. info
  • FRYŠTÁK, Marek, Michal GALÁT, Zdeněk KREJČÍ, Daniel PLŠEK and Eva ŽĎÁRSKÁ. Trestní právo v aplikační praxi:multimediální učební text. 2. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 98 pp. Edice multimediálních učebních textů PrF MU č. 58. ISBN 978-80-210-5247-5. info
  • Nové jevy v hospodářské kriminalitě : sborník z mezinárodní konference konané na Právnické fakultě MU v Brně v únoru 2005. Edited by Alexander Nett. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2005. 307 s. ISBN 9788021038318. info
  • CHMELÍK, Jan, Pavel HÁJEK and Stanislav NEČAS. Úvod do hospodářské kriminality. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2005. 167 s. ISBN 808689813X. info
  • Hospodářské trestní právo a trestní odpovědnost právnických osob :právně srovnávací vědecká konference, Rakousko - Česká republika : Právnická fakulta Univerzity ve Vídni, 13. září 2002. Edited by Vladimír Kratochvíl - Michaela Löff. 1. vyd. Brünn: Masaryks Universität, 2003. 223 s. ISBN 8021032995. info
  • ŠÁMAL, Pavel. Podnikání a ekonomická kriminalita v České republice. 1. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2001. xxv, 776. ISBN 8071794937. info
Teaching methods
Range of Modes of Contacts Lectures, use of commented presentations, group discussions, group seminar activities, brainstorming, case studies. Range of Other Learning Methods Individual learning, self-study, elaboration of written assignment, individual consultations, attendance at the court’s hearing.
Assessment methods
100 % written assignment Type and Weighting of Methods within Each Element This module is assessed by means of a written assignment (2,000 to 3,000 words) Illustrative assignment and assessment criteria: Course assignment is aimed at solving different aspects of a particular case of economic crime. An answer to this question would be assessed against the following criteria: 1. Methods of producing an assignment 2. Conclusions 3. Logical reasoning 4. Closing arguments from the point of view of the counsel for the prosecution and defence
Language of instruction
Czech
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018.
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