Commercial Law

Course Description

The concept and subject of a company. Legal and physical persons. Legal capacity. Merchant. The company. Partnerships. Capital company. Boundary determination between commercial and other branches of law. The history of commercial law. Trade agreement law. The concept of a trade agreement. Agreement making, amendment and cancellation. Trade agreement interpretation. Trade agreement law - special chapter. Types of trade agreement law. Securities law. Types of securities. Securities circulation. Basics of corporate property law.

General Competencies

To enable the student to develop an understanding of the legal framework of business, to develop an understanding of the purpose and logic of the law, to develop a vocabulary which will be helpful in the future and to develop a general knowledge of how the law affects the business world. This general understanding will be demonstrated by the completion of all required assignments and examination scores.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Define a matter of commercial law and the basic application in business practice.
  2. Define the work and activities of the court registry and address practical issues related to the operations of the company.
  3. Define the theoretical aspects of many types of companies, the possibility of establishing them, and all terms related companies
  4. Define the key concepts of commercial law
  5. Define and develop some case law
  6. Define the relationship between the contracts

Forms of Teaching


Lectures, talks and presentations



Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Seminar/Project 0 % 10 % 0 % 0 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 40 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 50 %
Exam: Written 60 % 100 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Introduction.Basics of Law. Law and State. Law System. Sources of Law. Subjects and Objects of Law.
  2. Postulation of current Commercial Law. Commercial law in status terms. Trader, companies and sole trader.
  3. Pre-corporarions.Branches of the corporation. Company. Target of business activity. Head-office. Representation. Trade registry.
  4. Companies. Legal entity. Public company. Limited partnership. Economy interest company.
  5. Silent partnership. Capital companies. Stock companies. Limited liability companies.
  6. Merge and acquisition. Transfer of property. Company transformation and termination. Liquidation. Bankruptcy.
  7. Trade agreement law in general. Obligations. Contract. Contract validity and invalidity.Making a contract. Types of contracts. Amendments. Contract termination. Obligations out of contract. Expiration.
  8. First Small Exam
  9. Trade agreements in general. Sale. Exchange. Loan.
  10. Rent agreement. Leasing. Construction. Storage. Representation.
  11. Agency. Commission. Concession. Licence. Transport. Bank agreements.
  12. Securities. Promissory notes, drafts, cheques, shares, etc.
  13. Court and arbitration procedures in cases of disputes.
  14. Corporation property rights. Invention. Patent. Patent right procedure. Patent effects.
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
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(6. semester)
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(6. semester)
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(6. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (module)
(6. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (module)
(6. semester)
Electronics (module)
(6. semester)
Information Processing (module)
(6. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (module)
(6. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (module)
(6. semester)
Wireless Technologies (module)
(6. semester)


Horak, H. i dr. (2011.), Trgovačko pravo, e-knjiga dostupna na FER web,

Associate Lecturers


ID 34294
  Summer semester
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
0 Exercises
0 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

91 Excellent
81 Very Good
71 Good
60 Acceptable