Course detail

Law in Business Relations

FAST-HV53Acad. year: 2020/2021

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.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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


Common law knowledge from secondary school is required.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

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)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


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

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

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

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

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