119-0326/03 – Insurance Law in Business Practice (PojPraPP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of LawCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KRU53 Ing. Martina Krügerová, Ph.D.
ROZ21 prof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to: • Describe regulative of insurance, enumerate doctrines of single insurance market. • Identify legal insurance relation participants and infer rights and obligations. Differentiate individual categories of insurance intermediaries. • Apply rule of law to resolution of concrete example. • Analyze insurance contract, insurance terms and conditions. • Propose to claim resolution. • Evaluate advantages and disadvantages of single insurance market for Czech insurance market.

Teaching methods



The aim of this subject is to acquire the students with legal regulation of private insurance, insurance as a obligatory legal relation and legal regulation of insurance business. Also the explanation of the basic regulation of EU Council of insurance is included as well as the principle of unified European passport. Student gains the knowledge out of those explanations and application of legal norms and in this way practical use of acquired knowledge will be supported.

Compulsory literature:

CANNON, Mark a Brendan MCGURK. Professional Indemnity Insurance. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. 353 s. ISBN 978-0-19-957714-9. NOVOTNÝ, Petr, Pavel KOUKAL a Eva ZAHOŘOVÁ. Nový občanský zákoník: Náhrada škody. Praha: Grada, 2014. 139 s. ISBN 978-80-247-5165-8. ŠVESTKA, Jiří, Jan DVOŘÁK, Josef FIALA et al. Občanský zákoník: komentář. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2014. 1516 s. ISBN 978-80-7478-630-3. (vybraná ustanovení). LANE, edited by Morton. 2012. Alternative (re)insurance strategies. 2nd ed. London: Risk Books. ISBN 978-190-6348-892. JERRY, Robert H a Douglas R RICHMOND. c2012. Understanding insurance law. 5th ed. New Providence, NJ: LexisNexis, xxiv, 1005, [72] p. ISBN 978-076-9845-937.

Recommended literature:

JANATA, Jiří. Principy pojištění podnikatelů a právnických osob. Praha: Professional, 2014. 127 s. ISBN 978-80-7431-140-6. JANDOVÁ, Lucie, Petr ŠLAUF a Jaroslav SVEJKOVSKÝ. Pojištění v novém občanském zákoníku: komentář: [§ 2756-2872]. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2014. 353 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-530-5. MESRŠMÍD, Jaroslav. Regulace pojišťovnictví v EU. Praha: Professional, 2015. 173 s. ISBN 978-80-7431-146-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Insurance system. Insurance law development. Sources, present legal regulation, basic terms, legal relations. 2. Insured risk, traditional methods of risks elimination, alternative methods of risk elimination. 3. Legal regulation of insurance contract I. Basic terms, insurance – conclusion, contract interruption, contract termination. insurance conditions. 4. Legal regulation of insurance contract II. Damage and amount insurance, information provided. 5. Liquidation of insurance issues. . 6. Insurance fraud and possible solutions, international insurance fraud. 7. Unified insurance market. Cooperation between controlling authorities of particular EU members. 8.Legal regulation of insurance agents and liquidators I. 9. Legal regulation of insurance agents and liquidators II. System of unified passport for insurance agents. 10. Insurance classification. Law and contracting insurance. Insurance of professional responsibility and in entrepreneurship. 11. Insurance Act. Conditions of insurance operation. Controlling. 12. Legal aspects of provision. Forms and types of provision. 13. Captive insurers. Operation rules, advantages and disadvantages. 14. Actual topics, new trends.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100 (100) 51
        Semestrální projekt Semestral project 30  14
        Písemná zkouška Written examination 70  37
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T011) Economics and Law in Business P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T011) Economics and Law in Business P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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