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Business Law

Module name (EN): Business Law
Degree programme: Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: BBWL-2020-330
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 min. / Can be repeated semesterly)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BBWL-2020-330 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Holger Buck
Prof. Dr. Holger Buck
Dozenten des Studiengangs

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be familiar with the most important types of contracts in commercial law; in particular sales law and its international aspects
- know commercial and corporate law
- be able to handle relevant legal texts independently
- understand the relevance of regulations for business practice
- be capable of developing solutions to concrete cases in the areas of sales, commercial
  and corporate law by classifying the problem,
  subsuming the facts under the characteristics of the relevant regulations and
  deriving the result from them
- be able to review the results based on general legal value judgements

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Module content:
Overview of special contracts under the law of obligations; in-depth: sales contract
based on an actual sales contract: defective performance
Commerical law: Tasks, functions and structure; merchant status; company and business registers; company; commercial powers of attorney; commercial transactions
Corporate law:
partnerships and corporations together with a brief introduction to European company forms.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture based on introductory cases with integrated exercises for solving legal cases
Board and slides
Learning material from the Internet (charts, diagrams, practice cases)

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Recommended or required reading:
-Brox, Hans/Walker, Wolf, Besonderes Schuldrecht, C.H. Beck, München, latest
-Hirsch, Christoph, Schuldrecht Allgemeiner Teil, Nomos, Baden-Baden, latest
-Hirsch, Christoph, Schuldrecht Besonderer Teil, Nomos, Baden-Baden, latest
-Klunzinger, Eugen, Grundzüge des Handelsrechts, Vahlen, München, latest
-Klunzinger, Eugen, Grundzüge des Gesellschaftsrechts, Vahlen, München, latest
- Schade, Lutz, Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, C.F.Müller, Heidelberg, latest edition

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