Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID100001536

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 681
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationCompulsory Course536

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this course, students: 1. Have proven knowledge and ability to understand issues in special field of Commercial Company Law. 2. Be able to use in practice the knowledge and understanding ability acquired. 3. Be able to develop and support legal arguments and to propose practical solutions to legal problems on the special field of Commercial Company Law. 4. Be able to provide accurate information on the issues of Commercial Company Law towards to both qualified and non-qualified audience.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
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)
company, partner, shareholder/stockholder, share/stock
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written or oral examinations at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Αλεξανδρίδου Ε., Δίκαιο εμπορικών εταιριών, 3η έκδοση, εκδ. Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη, 2019 [ISBN: 978-960-622-839-1, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 86200111] 2. Ρόκας Ν., Εμπορικές Εταιρίες, 9η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2019 [ISBN: 978-960-568-979-7, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 86196242] 3. Ψυχομάνης Σ., Δίκαιo εμπορικών εταιριών, 4η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2020 [ISBN: 978-960-648-154-3, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 94644122]
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