Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Legal Environment of a Business
Course code:PRP
Course title in language of instruction:Obchodní právo
Course title in Czech:Obchodní právo
Course title in English:Legal Environment of a Business
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/1; part-time, 16/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FBE
Name of lecturer:JUDr. Andrea Hrdličková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
doc. JUDr. Martin Janků, CSc. (instructor, lecturer)
JUDr. Hana Kelblová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
JUDr. Jana Mervartová (examiner, instructor)
Ing. JUDr. Marie Mrázková (examiner, instructor)
JUDr. Bohumila Salachová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Mgr. Jiří Tuza, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites:Fundamentals of Law
Aims of the course:The course is aimed to provide basic knowledge of that part of the
public law that serves as a framework for commercial activities (especially
competition law, bankruptcy law, customs law, trade licensing law).
Subsequently it provides understanding for the fundamental provisions of
private law concerning the business activities--interconnected parts of the
Civil Code and the Commercial Code and its implementation in practice.
Course contents:
1.Public law in the business environment (allowance 14/14)
a.Competition law (protection against competition limitation, unfair competition&emdash;general clause and individual types)
b.Trade licensing law
c.Bankruptcy and composition
d.Social and health insurance of enterpreneurs
e.Custom and currency legal regulation

2.Private law in the business environment (allowance 14/14)
a.Commercial law (company law, incorporation of companies, types, contracts in business, types of contracts)
b.Legal regulation of intellectual property (intellectual property&emdash;term, types, contracts for the use of and disposal with intellectual property)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to make decisions
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work independently
-professional knowledge
-spirit of enterprise

Specific competences:
-develop application of theoretical knowledge in practice
-Formulate proposals for solving problems and advocating solutions proposed
-skills attatched to utilisation and application of legal information
-Student knows the specifics of different legal forms of business entity.

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:1. Closing of contact hours--minimal participation in
seminars (50 % ), 2 assessment tests (50 %) ;
2. Closing of course --written exam ( minimum 58% success rate)- contents: sources of business law, trade-licence law, law of insolvency, public procurements, intellectual property, consumer law, business corporation law, arbitration proceedings
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h0 h
     practice14 h0 h
     consultation0 h16 h
     preparation for exam42 h96 h
     preparation for regular testing14 h0 h
     preparation of presentation6 h0 h
     writing of seminar paper8 h0 h
Total112 h112 h

Basic reading list
  • VÍTEK, B. -- SALACHOVÁ, B. Právní prostředí podnikatele. 1st ed. Ostrava: KEY Publishing s.r.o., 2014. 222 p. Monografie. ISBN 978-80-7418-210-5.
  • JANKŮ, M. et al. Základy práva pro posluchače neprávnických fakult. 3rd ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2008. 493 p. ISBN 978-80-7400-078-2.
  • POKORNÁ, J. Subjekty obchodního práva : Vybrané problémy. 1st ed. Brno: MU, 1997. 379 p. Spisy právnické fakulty. ISBN 80-210-1519-5.
Recommended reading list
  • POKORNÁ, J. Obchodní společnosti po novelizaci obchodního zákoníku. Praha: Linde, 1997. 144 p. DHK : daňová a hospodářská kartotéka. ISBN 80-902105-4-6.