Course details

Rudiments of Commercial Law

OBP Acad. year 2005/2006 Summer semester 3 credits

Current academic year

Course is not open in this year
Human society cannot exit without rules regulating various decisive aspects of human existence. Legal conscience based on knowledge of law and basic legal norms related to human activities, their far-reaching impacts and consequences are essentials for minimization of potential conflicts. A social science course consed to Program in persuance of the Rector's Decision 03/2004.


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Time span

26 hrs lectures

Assessment points


Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Basic survey on trade and economic legal norms, ability to get orientated in norms.

Learning objectives

Acquisition of rudiments of law, knowledge of relationship between law and ethos, knowledge of basic legal norms, and their application to business and other economic activities.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

No prerequisity knowledge is called for.

Study literature

The students will be recommended a selection of legal norms and articles from economic journals.

Syllabus of lectures

  • Problems in human social life, origin of law.
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Freedoms, Constitution of the Czech Republic.
  • Liberal approach to human economic activities.
  • Basic legal standards related business.
  • Commercial law.
  • Business acivities, business organization, enterpreneur, trade register.
  • Rules of economic competition.
  • Kinds of trading companies.
  • Contract law and obligations, agreements, international trade standards.
  • Fundamentals of trade law.
  • Fundamentals of labour law.
  • Fundamentals of financial law.

Exam prerequisites

  • 70% attendance at lectures.
  • A written essay on a topic related to business or economy.

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