Course Content (Syllabus)
The course "COMMERCIAL LAW - COMMERCIAL COMPANY LAW" is taught in the 5th semester of undergraduate studies. The aim of the course is both to familiarize students with basic concepts (such as company, partner, shareholder, share etc.) of Company Law and to obtain a first substantive overall understanding of this particular branch of Commercial Law. In particular, the course includes the following sections:includes the following teaching modules:
1. Introduction (Concept, main features and categories, numerus clausus of companies, civil partnership)
2. General partnership: Concept, establishment, internal affairs (organs, rights and duties of partners), external affairs (management and representation, partners’ liability), dissolution and winding-up.
3. Limited partnership: Concept, differences from general partnership, establishment, internal and external affairs, dissolution and winding-up.
4. Limited partnership with shares (particularities)
5. Undisclosed partnership: Concept and main features, differences from other forms of co-operation, internal and external affairs, end
6. Particular forms of partnerships (consortium)
7. Public company (concept and main features, establishment, mergers, divisions and transformations, State supervision,
capital including increase and reduction, shares, shareholders (legal position, rights), shareholders meeting (concept, categories, procedure, decision-making, minority rights), board of directors (appointment, functions, liability),
financial management (financial information, buffers, net income), winding-up and re-establishment)
8. Limited liability company (concept and main features, establishment, participation and shares, organs, rights and duties of shareholders, changes in shareholding, winding-up)
9. Private company (Concept and main features, establishment, organs, contributions and shares, winding-up)