MVV142K U.S. Business Law

Právnická fakulta
jaro 2014
Rozsah
0/1. 3 kr. Ukončení: k.
Vyučující
Jennifer Zordani (cvičící), doc. JUDr. Jiří Valdhans, Ph.D. (zástupce)
Garance
doc. JUDr. Jiří Valdhans, Ph.D.
Katedra mezinárodního a evropského práva - Právnická fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Mgr. Věra Redrupová, B.A.
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra mezinárodního a evropského práva - Právnická fakulta
Rozvrh seminárních/paralelních skupin
MVV142K/01: Út 8. 4. 16:40–18:10 215, St 9. 4. 16:40–18:10 133, Čt 10. 4. 8:00–9:30 124, Út 15. 4. 15:05–16:35 211, St 16. 4. 8:00–9:30 025, Čt 17. 4. 8:00–9:30 124
Předpoklady
MP215Zk Úvod do ev. a mezinar. práva || CM215Zk Úvod do ev. a mezinar. práva
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Cíle předmětu
At the end of the course, students should be able to understand and explain the general legal standards that apply in the United States when: - choosing to form a business organization;
- raising capital and selling securities; and
- hiring employees.
Students should be able to work with information provided about U.S. businesses and evaluate whether the businesses are complying with U.S. requirements. They will be able to make reasoned decisions based on the U.S. standards and the facts provided to them in short case studies.
Osnova
  • Class 1
  • U.S. Federal System & Constitution
  • Materials: Bad Frog Brewery case summary
  • Handout to be provided in Class
  • Class 2
  • U.S. Forms of Business Organization
  • Comparison with Czech Forms of Business Organization
  • Materials: Summary of US Business Forms
  • Handout to be provided in Class
  • Class 3
  • Overview of U.S. Securities Laws
  • Capital Raising
  • Registration & Disclosures
  • Trading and Markets
  • Materials:
  • Handout to be provided in Class
  • Class 4
  • Securities Fraud
  • Insider Trading
  • Materials:
  • Article: Appeals Court Revives Insider Trading Case Against Obus
  • Class 5
  • Employment Law in the U.S.
  • Materials:
  • Summary of US Employment Law Standards
  • Handout to be provided in Class
  • Class 6
  • Workplace Standards: Anti-Discrimination, Anti-Harrassment
  • Materials:
  • Same as prior class
Literatura
  • For the full list: see Teacher's Information
Výukové metody
lectures, group discussions
Metody hodnocení
multiple choice and short answer questions
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
Informace učitele
U.S. Business Law will provide students with an introduction to three areas of law that apply to nearly every business.
1. We will discuss the forms of business organization available in the U.S.
We will consider how different forms of entities provide different benefits to their owners and compare the choices available in the U.S. with choices available in Czech Republic.
2. We will discuss capital raising for businesses, the U.S. capital markets and the extensive regulation of these activities in the U.S.
We will discuss fraud and investor protection in U.S.
3. We will discuss the employment environment in the U.S. such as basic work requirements, benefits laws, union activity and anti-discrimination and anti-harassment standards.
Literature:
A case summary illustrating protections for commercial speech: Bad Frog Brewery;
A summary written in a KPMG brochure discussing forms of US business entities;
An article about an insider trading case; and
A summary of some U.S. employment laws and standards.
Additional handouts will be given in class to outline the topics being discussed.
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