FP-BLENEAcad. year: 2021/2022
The subject covers legal issues related to business. The course focuses on both trade business and business under other legal regulations. At the same time, it will also provide students with an overview of the different types of business corporations and a basic explanation of public registers (especially the Commercial Register), unfair competition, competition, insolvency proceedings, liquidation and consumer protection.
Language of instruction
Number of ECTS credits
Mode of study
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to characterize the various forms of business and types of business corporations and describe their differences. They will be familiar with public registers, unfair competition, competition law, insolvency proceedings and related areas.
General overview in the scope of knowledge of secondary school studies.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching takes the form of lectures and exercises in each week of classes.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Credit is awarded, the course is concluded with a written examination consisting of closed questions. The same rules apply for students with ISP. A minimum of 50% is required to pass the exam. Classification is carried out in accordance with the directive of the Faculty of Business at the BUT.
1. Different forms of business - introduction, basic problems2. Trade business - trade, types, conditions, obstacles, establishment, administrative offences3. Doing business under other legislation - the concept of "liberal profession", advocacy, tax consultancy4. Introduction to business corporations - division, incorporation, formation, dissolution, dissolution, contribution, share capital5. Limited liability company and joint stock company - characteristics, differences6. Public partnership and limited partnership - characteristics, differences7. Co-operative and European public limited company - characteristics, differences8. Commercial register - purpose, types, form, commercial register, collection of documents9. Unfair competition - issues, general clauses, facts10. Competition - comparison with unfair competition, prohibited agreements, dominance, mergers of competitors11. Insolvency proceedings, liquidation - differences, commencement, course, termination, bankruptcy12. Consumer protection - general principles, arbitration clauses, internet shopping, consumer defence options
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the basic legal issues related to business. The first part of the course focuses on the forms and ways in which business can be conducted, in particular, sole proprietorship, business under other legal regulations and individual types of business corporations. This will be followed by an explanation of the commercial register and public registers in general, unfair competition, competition, insolvency proceedings, liquidation and consumer protection. On the basis of this knowledge, students will be able to make an informed assessment and select the most appropriate legal form of business.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
There is no checking during the teaching. Teaching is carried out in the form of lectures and exercises, in which the participation of students is not compulsory.
Recommended optional programme components
Prerequisites and corequisites
Classification of course in study plans
, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory
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