Corporate Law

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
G65C0301 ZK 3 2P+0C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Institute of Public Administration and Regional Studies

The subject Corporate law is focused on familiarize the students with business corporations and business groups. The legal framework can be found mainly in the Civil Code and the Business Corporations Act. The subject is taught in form of lectures and ends with an exam.


The subject ends with a written or oral exam. The scope of the exam will reflect the information taught during the lectures and the corresponding part of the legal Framework. It is assumed to develop a continuous and then a final test (individual work).

Syllabus of lectures:

1. The concept and legal nature of a business corporation, sources of law

2. Legal forms and classification of business corporations

3. Creation of a business corporation - establishment and origin

4. Participation in a business corporation

5. Organizational structure of a business corporation

6. Protection of creditors of a business corporation and its participation in a business group

7. Dissolution and dissolution of a business corporation

8. Public trading company and Limited partnership - basic characteristics

9 - 10 Limited liability company - characteristics

11. - 12. Joint stock company - characteristics

13. Cooperative, concept and legal nature

14. Business corporations with a special legal regime (banks, building societies, credit unions, insurance companies).

Syllabus of tutorials:

Without seminars and exercises.

Study Objective:

Knowledge of the corporate law and ability to apply the respective legal regulation.

Study materials:

ČERNÁ, Stanislava, Ivana ŠTENGLOVÁ a Irena PELIKÁNOVÁ. Právo obchodních korporací. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7478-735-5.

RABAN, Přemysl, SCHLOSSBERGER, Otakar a kol. Obchodní právo. Brno: Václav Klemm, 2020. ISBN 978-80-87713-19-8

Act. No. 89/2012 Coll., Civil Code; act. No 90/2012 Coll. on Commercial Companies and Cooperatives (Business Corporations Act), act No. 455/1991 Coll., on licensed trade (Trade Licensing Act) and act No. 304/2013 Coll, on public registers of legal and natural persons.

Further information:
např. https://www.profisidla.cz/cs/poradna/prakticke-rady-a-zkusenosti/zalozeni-spolecnosti/zalozeni-a-vznik-obchodni-korporace/a-115/
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