Course: European Commercial Law

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Course title European Commercial Law
Course code KMG/EVOP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Švarc Zbyněk, doc. JUDr. Ph.D.
  • Demel Jaroslav, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. European law - the concept, object, system. 2. External trade relations with the EU. 3. Commercial law in the system of European law. 4. European international private law. 5. Sources of European commercial law and their relationship to the national law. 6. The bodies of commercial law in European law. Free movement of persons. 7. Freedom of business and professions. 8. Trading companies in European law. 9. Commercial representation in European law. 10. Terms and EU law 11. Public procurement in EU law. 12. International sale contract. Free movement of goods. 13. Liability in legal relations in European business law. 14. Free movement of services. 15. Free movement of capital and payments. 16. Competition law in the EU. Protection of Competition. Unfair competition. 17. Intellectual property rights. 18. Procedural law in the EU. Resolution of legal disputes in international trade. 19. Bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The main aim is to obtain a basic knowledge of commercial law in the European context.
Students obtain knowledge in given course in accordance with requirements and course programme.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Written examination of prescribed extent (min. 60%).
Recommended literature
  • Evropská úmluva o mezinárodní obchodní arbitráži - vyhláška č. 176/1964 Sb..
  • Zákon č. 97/1963 Sb. o mezinárodním právu soukromém a procesním vplatném znění.
  • Rozehnalová, N., Týč, V. Novotná, M. Evropské mezinárodní právo soukromé. Masarykova univerzita Brno, 1998. ISBN 80-210-1867-4.
  • Tichý, L., aj. Evropské právo. 3. vyd. Praha: C. H. Beck. ISBN 80-7179-430-9.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Regional Studies (2013) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Administration (2014) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Administration (2012M) Economy 1 Summer