Course: Law of Business Contracts

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Course title Law of Business Contracts
Course code KOP/LBS
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Maisner Martin, JUDr. Ph.D.
  • Macgregor Pelikánová Radka, JUDr.
Course content
1. Introduction to the class. 2. Nature, objective and sources of law, definition of contracts. 3. Common law v. Continental law and their approach to contracts. 4. Negotiation of contracts, content requirements. 5. Negotiation of contracts, form requirements. 6. Validity, interpretation,and enforcement of contracts. 7. UCC and other harmonization of contract regulation. 8. Contract drafting, analysis of judicial cases. 9. Contract drafting, analysis of judicial cases. 10. Team presentations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 17 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
orientovat se v základech práva jako normativního systému, mít teoretické i praktické zkušenosti v základech právního systému ČR a obchodního práva
znalost anglického jazyka alespoň úrovně B2
professional skills
vyjadřovat se v mluvených a psaných projevech jasně a srozumitelně, používat s porozuměním odborný cizí jazyk, vytvářet hypotézy, navrhovat postupné kroky, zvažovat využití různých postupů při řešení problémů
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
rozumět právu a jeho funkci v oblasti common law
professional skills
sepsat obchodní smlouvu, analyzovat kritické výzvy a problémy v oblasti common law
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Seminar
Students' portfolio
Discussion
professional skills
Seminar
Students' portfolio
Discussion
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Oral exam
Written exam
Individual presentation at a seminar
Group presentation at a seminar
Project
professional skills
Oral exam
Written exam
Individual presentation at a seminar
Group presentation at a seminar
Project
Recommended literature
  • Barnes, Dworkin, Richards. Law for Business. 12. ed. New York, 2015. ISBN 9781259254215.
  • Holland, James; Webb, Julian. Learning legal rules. Oxford, 2016. ISBN 9780198728436.
  • Honoré, Tony. About Law: a short introduction. Oxford, 2005. ISBN 019876387.
  • MacGregor Pelikánová, Radka. Introduction to Law for Business. Ostrava, 2012. ISBN 9788074181375.
  • SLorach, J. Scott. Business Law. 15. ed. Oxford, 2007. ISBN 978019921270.
  • Stone, Bradford. Uniform Commercial Code in a Nutshell. Minnesota, 1989. ISBN 0314562710.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Summer