Course detail

Law in Business Relations

FAST-HV53Acad. year: 2023/2024

Overview of commercial code, its fundamentals. Parallel of commercial and civil law. Basic enactment of commercial code. Firm and business assets, business name, business secrets, companies register. Business competition and unfair competition. Commercial companies and syndicates, their establishment, changes and disposal. Co-partnership company, commandite company, limited liability company, joint-stock company, 4 types of syndicates. Co-partners, basic capital, partnership contracts and foundation documents. Business commitments relations, comparison with civil commitments relations. Non-mandatory and mandatory enactment. Particular contractual nominated types from commercial code, their creation in practice, standard contracts and their use. Securing commitments.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Entry knowledge

Common law knowledge from secondary school is required.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


To expand law knowledge by knowledge related to business and commercial engagement relations including legal forms of capital and personal companies.

Basic knowledge interrelated with business law and their interpretation and application on corporate environment.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

DAVIDSON, Daniel: Business law principles and cases in the legal environment. Mason, Ohio: Thomson/South-Western/West, 2004. ISBN 0324153635. (EN)
PELIKÁNOVÁ, Irena: Obchodní společnosti. Praha: ASPI, 2006. ISBN 978-80-735-7149-8. (CS)
KOTÁSEK, Josef a kol.: Kurs obchodního práva. Právo cenných papírů. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7179-454-7. (CS)
MAREK, Karel: Smluvní obchodní právo: kontrakty . Brno: Masarykova universita , 2008. ISBN 978-80-201-4619-1. (CS)
BEJČEK, Josef a kol.: Kurs obchodního práva obchodní závazky. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7400-337-0. (CS)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1st Business 2nd Entrepreneur 3rd Commercial companies 4th Cooperative 5th Comparison of commercial companies and cooperatives 6th Forms of commercial companies and cooperatives 7th Acting partners of commercial companies and cooperatives 8th Organs of commercial companies and cooperatives 9th Types and forms of stocks outcoming by joint-stock company 10th Commercial register 11th Contractual relations 12th Particulars of the most commonly used types of contracts 13rd Business court