Course detail

International and European Business Law

FP-EieblPAcad. year: 2014/2015

a) Contracts in Europe
b) International Trade and Dispute Settlement
c) Company Law
d) International / European Taxation
e) Competition Law
f) Intellectual Property
g) Environment protection and Business activities
h) Financial Markets and Banking

Learning outcomes of the course unit

a) Demonstrate their ability to evaluate legal analysis of necessary steps in creating business and some legal problems in process of management
b) To develop a critical understanding of the way in which European business and management operate in the law and identify appropriate supporting legal advices of decision making
c) To give students the opportunity to gain a specialist knowledge of the particular functional areas of the European business and make analyses of European law
d) To enable students to appreciate cross-cultural differences and offer them experience to operate in multicultural environment and European law
e) To equip students with linguistic skills (oral & written) in order to facilitate communication with specific law English in Europe

Prerequisites

Good language skills. Basic knowledge in law.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Business Law in Europe by Paul. M.Storm, Maarten J.Elis 2004, ISBN 9065449787 (EN)
Večeř. I. Podnikové právo. Leges: Praha, 2013. (CS)
Company Law in a European Perspective, A.G. Lubbers, W. Westbroek, December 2001, ISBN 90-268-2403-3 (EN)
Developments in European Company Law, Volume 1/1996, Barry A.K. Rider, Mads Andenas (EN)
Developments in European Company Law, Volume 2, 1997: The Quest for an Ideal Legal Form for Small Businesses, Barry A.K. Rider, Mads Andenas, March 1999, ISBN 90-411-9697-8 (EN)
Developments in European Company Law, Volume 3/1999 Directors' Conflicts of Interest: Legal, Socio-Legal and Economic Analyses, Mads Andenas, David Sugarman, March 2001, ISBN 90-411-9835-0 (EN)
European Company Law: Development and Perspectives, Karl Gleichmann, December 1990, ISBN 90-6544-462-9 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, to the explanation of basic principles and theories of the discipline. The exercise is focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The assessment is based on written examination. Criteria will be defined at the beginning of the course.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

a) Contracts in Europe
b) International Trade and Dispute Settlement
c) Company Law
d) International / European Taxation
e) Competition Law
f) Intellectual Property
g) Environment protection and Business activities
h) Financial Markets and Banking

Aims

a) To enable students to build a critical awareness of legal issues relating to European and International Business.
b) To make enable students to analyze how European and International law and in particular judgments, affect management decisions of firms operating in Europe
c) To train the students' ability to analyze a case from a business perspective and to present it to the class.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Regular attendance and active participation in lectures are recommended.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-EBF Master's

    branch MGR-EBF , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

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