BVV12Zk Fundamentals of Commercial Law

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2011
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. JUDr. Josef Bejček, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Petr Hajn, DrSc. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Josef Kotásek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Jaromír Kožiak, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Karel Marek, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Dana Ondrejová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Alena Pokorná (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Jarmila Pokorná, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Ing. Josef Šilhán, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Eva Večerková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
JUDr. Eva Večerková, Ph.D.
Department of Commercial Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Bc. Gabriela Medková
Mon 11:10–12:40 034
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 70 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/70, only registered: 0/70
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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 (commercial companies and co-operations), commercial contracts 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 companies, competition law, business obligations and securities, to explain this regulation and to apply it for the concrete cases.
  • 1. Introduction to commercial law, sources of commercial law, systemization of the Commercial Code 2. Subjects of commercial contractual relationships - overview 3. Entrepreneur, acting of entrepreneurs, characteristics of enterprise 4. Trade name, commercial register 5. General regulation of commercial companies 6. Personal commercial companies 7. Capital commercial companies 8. Principles of private law and their application in commercial law, with particular regard to commercial contractual relationships 9. Relations between commercial and civil code in commercial contractual relationships 10. Types of commercial obligations 11. Characteristics of competition law and competition conduct 12. Unfair competition 13. Formation of commercial obligations 14. Securing of commercial obligations 15. Extinction of commercial obligations 16. Responsibility relationships 17. Characteristics of the sales contract and contract for work 18. Conception of securities and their classification 19. Bills of exchange
    required literature
  • Bejček, J.-Hajn, P.-Kotásek, J.-Ondrejová, D.-Pokorná, J.-Šilhán, J.-Večerková, E. Nástin obchodního práva I. Obsahuje CD-ROM. Dotisk 2., upr. vyd. Brno:Masarykova univerzita, Právnická fakulta,2010. 96 s.ISBN 978-80-210-5031-0.
  • Bejček, J.-Marek, K.-Kotásek, J.-Ondrejová, D.-Šilhán, J.. Nástin obchodního práva II. Obsahuje CD-ROM. Dotisk 2., upr. vyd. Brno:Masarykova univerzita, Právnická fakulta, 2010.111 s.ISBN 978-80-210-4978-9.
    recommended literature
  • ELIÁŠ, Karel, Jarmila POKORNÁ and Tomáš DVOŘÁK. Kurs obchodního práva : obchodní společnosti a družstva. 6. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2010. xxxv, 503. ISBN 9788074000485. info
  • KOTÁSEK, Josef, Jarmila POKORNÁ, Jindřich VÍTEK, Přemysl RABAN and Vlastimil PIHERA. Kurs obchodního práva. Právo cenných papírů (Law of Securities). 5th ed. Praha: C.H.Beck, 2009. 419 pp. Beckovy právnické učebnice, sv. 1. ISBN 978-80-7179-454-7. info
  • ELIÁŠ, Karel, Petr HAJN and Josef BEJČEK. Kurs obchodního práva : obecná část : soutěžní právo (Course on commercial law : general part : competition law.). / Karel Eliáš ... [et al.]. 5. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2007. 610 pp. (Právnické učebnice). ISBN 978-80-7179-583-4. info
Teaching methods
Learning is made in the form of lectures (once a week). The lectures have cognitive function; the legal regulation is discussed and also the practice cases with it.
Assessment methods
The course is closed by a written and oral exam. Exam questions are covered by the lectures and the prescribed readings. Evaluation of written exam will realize during oral exam the same day.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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