|Course code: 176205||Subject title: BUSINESS LAW|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Mandatory||Year: 1||Period: 2º S|
|PABLO-ROMERO GIL-DELGADO, M. CONCEPCION (Resp) [Mentoring ]||IRIBARREN GASCA, SANTIAGO [Mentoring ]|
Social and legal sciences / Legal framework /Law.
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|
English. Spanish will lbe used when neccessary, specially for the study of the legislation
|Learning outcome||Assessment activity||Weight (%)||It allows test resit||Minimum required grade|
|R07||Active participation in lectures, debates and discussion||10%||No|
|R07||Individual resolution of cases showing the students ability to contextualize and apply and the legislation on different topics of the subject||30%||Yes, by written exam|
|R07||Final exam||40%||Yes, by written exam||Minimum mark 4/10 each|
|R07||Final essay on a chosen question from a proposed list by the professor at the beginning of the course||20%||No|
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, the subject. Types of business organization; The sole trader. Agents
LESSON 3: Mercantile Registry; the duty of accountancy
UNIT III. INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY AND COMPETITTION LAW
LESSON 4: Industrial Property Rights Competition Law. Unfair Practices in Competion
UNIT IV. COMPANY LAW
LESSON 5: On companies.
LESSON 6: Partnerships
LESSON 7: Corporation Enterprises. SA-SRL. Formation of the Company. Sole member company
LESSON 8: Corporation Enterprises.SA-SRL. Capital and Contributions
LESSON 9: Corporation Enterprises. SA-SRL. Shares. Stakes
LESSON 10: Corporation Enterprises. SA-SRL. Governing Bodies: General Meeting
LESSON 11: Corporation Enterprises. SA-SRL. Governing Bodies: Directors
LESSON 12: Corporation Enterprises. SA-SR. Final Accounts. Amendments to the by-laws.
LESSON 13: Corporation Enterprises. Partner or shareholder exit and exclusion. Dissolution of the company.
LESSON 14: Corporation Enterprises. Structural changes in trading companies. Special types of companies. Groups of companies
UNIT V. INSOLVENCY
LESSON 15: Insolvency Proceedings
Text book: There is no text book for the Spanish legal system in English adapted to this specific subject area. Students will find my Notes on Spanish Business Law divided in the 15 lessons above mentioned in MiAulario.
Handbook of Spanish Business Law, F. Muñoz Péres, A. Serrano Acitores, J.Martinez Rosado; Tecnos 2018 (2nd edition)
In Spanish: De la CUESTA RUTE, Derecho Mercantil para grados no jurídicos. Ed. Huygens, 4ª ed. 2015.
Legislation: Students must also use the corresponding legal texts, translated into English, that can be found in the page of Ministerio de Justicia
-Código de comercio (Code of Commerce): arts. 1 to 49; 116 to 150; 218 to 302.
-Ley de Defensa de la Competencia (Competition Act)
-Ley de Competencia Desleal (Unfair Competition Act)
-Ley de Sociedades de Capital (Corporate Enterprises Act)
-Ley de Modificaciones Estructurales de Sociedades Mercantiles
-Ley Concursal (Insolvency Act)
To be detailed in the UPNA webpage.