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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Law and Business

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BIK-PRP Z,ZK 4 13KP+4KC Czech
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Department of Software Engineering
Synopsis:

Students understand the basic issues when engaging in business activities in the CR and in the EU. Students learn to establish companies, gain necessary business permits, conclude commercial or civil contracts. Students also get acquainted with the principles of antitrust regulation and learn to resolve disputes in the area of business, labour, or civil relationships in courts.

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Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to legal terminology. Legal framework for businesses in the Czech Republic. Legal regulations applying to business. Protection of competition in the European Union Introduction to commercial law. Basic types of companies. General and special requirements for establishing companies. Interrelations of statutory, auditing, and managing bodies of commercial companies.

2. Legal status of a limited liability company. General and special requirements for its establishment. Legal status of the founders. Essential bodies of the company. Liability. Changes to establishment documents. Legal aspects of company dissolution or liquidation. Requirements for establishing corporations. Legal aspects of successive and simultaneous establishment. Rights and obligations of shareholders. Essential bodies of a corporation. Capital flows in a corporation. Change, dissolution, or liquidation of a corporation.

3. Characteristics of a limited partnership. General and special requirements for its establishment. Legal status of the principal partner and the limited partners. Essential bodies of the partnership. Liabilities of partners. Change, dissolution, or liquidation of a partnership. Characteristics of a public limited company. Establishing documents. General and special requirements for its establishment. Legal status of the partners. Essential bodies of the company. Liability. Legal aspects of company dissolution or liquidation.

4. Introduction to civil law. Basic classification of civil relationships. Legal bases for contracts. Obligatory and facultative elements of a contract. Subject of contractual relationships. Jurisdiction. Legal acts. Subsidiarity. Basic types of contracts. Legal aspects of a work for hire. Contents and enforceability of purchase contracts. Disposition and agency contract. Enforceability of obligations. Execution of decisions, execution titles.

5. Introduction to trade law. Basic concepts. Rights and obligations of sole proprietors. Classification of trade permits. General and special requirements. Public control. Change and cessation of a sole proprietorship. Introduction to labor law. Basic classification of labor relationships. Establishment, change, cessation of employment. Employers' rights and obligations. Obligatory and facultative elements of a work contract. Employees' rights and obligations. Management contract.

6. Legal framework for agreements. Disputes arising from labor relations. Basic types of damages. Settlement of damages, causal nexus. Legal aspects of settlement agreements. Legal obstacles in the area of labor law in the European Union. Application of Community law to labor disputes in the European Union. Introduction to administrative justice. System of courts. Jurisdiction of public administration and self-governance bodies. Structure of judicial proceedings. Ordinary and extraordinary remedies. Highest administrative court of the Czech Republic. Legal aspects of a cassation complaint. Execution.

7. Introduction to civil justice. System of courts. Nature of judicial proceedings. Basic types of representation before court. Concentration of proceedings. Court decisions. Elements of a decision. Ordinary and extraordinary remedies. Execution. Introduction to EU law. Competences of EU executive bodies. Legislative power of EU bodies. Validity of decisions of EU bodies. Characteristics of the decision-making process. Publication of EU legislation. Implementation of EU legislation into national legislation of member states. Execution of decisions. Enforceability and subsidiarity of decisions of EU bodies.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Commercial law. Preparation of the establishing contract - limited liability company. Commercial law. Preparation of the establishing contract - corporation. Commercial law. Preparation of the establishing contract - limited partnership. Commercial law. Preparation of the establishing contract - public limited company. Commercial law. Preparation of an antitrust violation complaint. Civil law. Work for hire contract. Civil law. Purchase contract.

2. Civil law. Agency contract. Labor law. Employment contract. Labor law. Other types of employment contracts. Labor law. Preparation of a lawsuit for compensation of damages. Civil law. Preparation of a lawsuit for repayment of debt. Civil proceedings. Cassation complaint. Proceedings before EU bodies. Complaint of a violation of EU legislation.

Study Objective:

The course introduces the students to the basic issues when engaging in business activities in the Czech Republic and in the European Union. Students learn to establish companies, gain necessary business permits, conclude commercial or civil contracts. Students also get acquainted with the principles of antitrust regulation and learn to resolve disputes in the area of business, labour, or civil relationships in courts.

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