European Business law (wykład) - 2018/2019

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr hab. Marcin Trzebiatowski prof. KUL
Organising unit:Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration - Instytut Europeistyki
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
To familiarize students with the concept, scope and sources of law regarding business activity, including in relation to the legal conditions for starting and running a business in Europe, moreover pointing to key theoretical and practical issues in this field, then reviewing literature and case law in relation to selected issues, as well as the ability to independently solve problems within the aforementioned issues, including the ability to search for source materials to analyze a given issue.
Basic knowledge in the field of civil and commercial (commercial) law is required.
Learning outcomes
K_W04 Knows the mechanisms of economic, social and political integration in Europe
K_W07 knows the rules of the European Union, the nature of EU law, the EU system of legal protection and has knowledge about European Union policies and principles of economic cooperation between member states
K_W08 Knows and understands the basic concepts of business activity
K_U03 Is able to analyze EU law sources and knows the mechanisms for their interpretation
K_U04 Is able to determine the position of economic and social entities in the internal market
K_K01 Has the ability to creatively participate in the labor market
K_K03 Understands the need for constant mobility in the labor market
K_K04 Is able to participate in social, political and economic initiatives.
Teaching method
Word: lecture, discussion, individual conversation;
Watch: multimedia presentations, official documents; law; pleadings,
Practical: legal acts for description and analysis; case studies, group work, case study, discourse.
Course content description
In terms of knowledge:
1. familiarize students with the most important concepts
in the field of intellectual property protection, both with regard to business activity, including with particular reference to European law;
2. familiarize students with the basic standards regarding the aforementioned law, including such standards in the national, international and European legal order and mutual legal relations between the said legal norms from various legal orders;
3. explanation of the specificity of business activity problems, including characterization, their causes and effects, in particular practical ones, in particular in the field of European law;
4. acquainting students with the legal possibilities and limitations in business activity, including with particular reference to European law.
5. familiarize students with the prospects for the development of legal regulations regarding the business activity, including with particular reference to European law.
In terms of skills:
1. to develop skills in the use of basic concepts in the field of business activity; getting to know and understanding the role of this field of law in the modern world; understanding and the essence of legal formal conditions for business activity; learning about the purpose and meaning of rules for the beginning and conducting of such activity, including in particular in European law;
2. to develop skills in using various sources of law and other documents, as well as skills in interpreting legal provisions and other documents;
3. to develop the ability to solve simple legal problems independently; obtaining information about various events and verifying them using various sources of communication;
4. to develop the ability to use in speech
and writing terminology applicable in the field of business law,
and using this terminology in a coherent and understandable way with various recipients.
In the field of social competences:
1. to develop the skill of appropriate and factual assessment of priorities serving the implementation of a specific or imposed task and to appreciate the use of factual assessment of phenomena in the field of business law, including information on the subject of evaluation and avoidance of unilaterality;
2. to develop the ability to use the acquired knowledge in professional practice;
3. to develop the ability to reliably and responsibly address problems, especially practical problems.
Forms of assessment
Preparation and presentation of multimedia (preferably) presentations during the classes on a selected but agreed topic regarding the activity of entrepreneurs in the EU or preparation of a semester paper on such a topic.
Required reading list
Basic literature:
1. A. Fiebig, EU Business Law, New York 2016;
2. G. Moens, J. Trone, Commercial Law of the European Union, Amsterdam 2010;
3. A. Jones, B. Sufrin, EU Competition Law, Oxford 2016.

Supplementary literature:
1. L. Vogel, European Business Law, Bruksela 2017;
2. P. Craig, G. de Burca, EU Law. Text, Cases and Materials, Oxford 2015;
3. D. Chalmers, G. Davies, G. Monti, European Union Law. Text and Materials, Oxford 2015.
Field of study: European Union Law
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year I - Semester 1
Number of ECTS credits: 3
Form of assessment: Grade