|Course code: 174205||Subject title: BUSINESS LAW|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Mandatory||Year: 1||Period: 2º S|
|IRIBARREN GASCA, SANTIAGO (Resp)|
Social and legal sciences/Legal framework/Law.
The course aims to introduce students with a sufficient knowledge of the main legal areas within the potential scope of business.
Areas of study are: Law and legal sources, the obligations of accountancy and register, agency, competition law, company law and the law of insolvency.
The general proficiencies to be acquired by the student are:
The specific proficiencies to be acquired by the student are:
Students should be able to:
|Methodology||Number of hours for lectures||Number of hours for personal work|
|A-2 Practical activity in the class||15||25|
|A-3 Discussion and debate, seminars, tutorial in groups||10|
|A-4 Preparation of paper and presentations|
|A-5 Reading legal materials|
|A-6 Personal study||50|
|A-7 Exams, evaluation tests||03|
|A-8 Personal tutorials||02|
|Learning results||Evaluation method||Weight (%)||Can be recovered|
|R07||Attendance to lectures controlled by professor||5%||No|
|R07||Active participation in debates and discussion||5%||No|
|R07||Individual work showing the students ability to contextualize, apply and resolve the practical cases raised on different topics of the subject||15%||No|
|R07||Written exam||75% Minimum mark 5/10||Yes, by written exam|
Contents are divided into 5 units:
UNIT I. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, CHARACTERISTICS AND LEGAL SOURCES OF BUSINESS LAW
LESSON 1: Business Law and legal sources.
UNIT II. THE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION
LESSON 2: The business organization: the subject
LESSON 3: Mercantile Register. Accountancy
UNIT III. INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY AND COMPETITTION LAW
LESSON 4: Industrial Property and Competition Law
UNIT IV. COMPANY LAW
LESSON 5: On companies
LESSON 6: Partnerships
LESSON 7: Corporate enterprises: Sociedad Anónima
LESSON 8: Sociedad Anónima: Shares
LESSON 9: SA: Corporate Governing Bodies: general meeting
LESSON 10: SA: Corporate Governing Bodies: Directors
LESON 11: Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada
LESSON 12: Final Accounts. Amendments of Bylaws
LESSON 13: Partner or shareholder exit and exclusion. Dissolution of the company.
LESSON 14: Structural changes. Groups of companies.
UNIT V. INSOLVENCY
LESSON 15: Insolvency
There is no text book for the Spanish legal system in English adapted to this specific subject area. Some "Notes on Spanish Business Law" will be provided by the professor.However, the following text book - in Spanish- may be use as a reference: De la CUESTA RUTE, Derecho Mercantil para grados no jurídicos. Ed. Huygens, 2015, 4th edicion. The student must also use the corresponding legal texts, translated into English, that can be found in http://www.mjusticia.gob.es/cs/Satellite/es/1288774502225/TextoPublicaciones.html
To be detailed in the UPNA webpage.