Public University of Navarre



Academic year: 2024/2025 | Previous academic years:  2023/2024  |  2022/2023  |  2021/2022  |  2020/2021 
International Double Bachelor's degree in Economics, Management and Business Administration at the Universidad Pública de Navarra
Course code: 176205 Subject title: BUSINESS LAW
Credits: 6 Type of subject: Mandatory Year: 1 Period: 2º S
Department: Derecho
Lecturers:
PABLO-ROMERO GIL-DELGADO, M. CONCEPCION (Resp)   [Mentoring ] IRIBARREN GASCA, SANTIAGO   [Mentoring ]

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Module/Subject matter

Social and legal sciences / Legal framework /Law.

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Contents

Contents are divided into 5 units: 

  • Historical background and legal sources of Business Law.
  • The organization of the business
  • Competition Law and Industrial property rights
  • Company Law
  • Bankruptcy and the Law of Insolvency

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General proficiencies

Not applicable.

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Specific proficiencies

Not applicable.

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Methodology

Methodology Number of hours for lectures  Number of hours for personal work
A-1 Lectures 45  
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  
Total 75 75

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Evaluation

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  

 

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Agenda

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

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Bibliography

Access the bibliography that your professor has requested from the Library.


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.

Complentary bibliography

Handbook of Spanish Business Law, F. Muñoz Péres, A. Serrano Acitores, J.Martinez Rosado; Tecnos 2018 (2nd edition)

In Spanish:Aurelio MENENDEZ/Angel ROJO, Lecciones de Derecho Mercantil I, Aranzadi, última edición.

 Legislation: Students must also use the corresponding legal texts, translated into English, that can be found in the  page of Ministerio de  Justicia  

http://www.mjusticia.gob.es/cs/Satellite/Portal/es/servicios-ciudadano/documentacion-   publicaciones/publicaciones/traducciones-derecho-espanol

 -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)

Web pages:

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Languages

English. Spanish will lbe used when neccessary, specially for the study of the legislation

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Location

To be detailed in the UPNA webpage.

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