119-0326/05 – Insurance Law in Business Practice (PojPraPP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of LawCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
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 Credit and 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

credit - elaboration and presentation of seminar work, active participation in seminars Exam - combined (written and oral)


course LMS

Other requirements

Within the study to fulfill the tasks given by pedagogue. Within the study to monitor the actual changes of legislation in accordance with the pedagogue´s instructions.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic terms. Business risk and insurance. Insurance market entities. Insurance law. Sources, present legal regulation. 2. Business risk, traditional risk methods, alternative risk methods, captive insurance. 3. Legal relations of insurance law. Insurance contract legislation, conclusion, contract interruption, contract termination. insurance conditions. 4. Damage and loss insurance. 5. Legal and contractual insurance. Insurance in business practice. Insurance market trends for entrepreneurs and industry. 6. Property insurance - legal aspects. Liability insurance. 7. Liability. Liability insurance. 8. D&O Insurance. 9. Damage and insured event. Claims settlement. 10. Claims settlement. Specific cases (responsibility, cybernetics, etc.). 11. Insurance fraud and possible solutions, international insurance fraud. 12. Legal regulation of insurance intermediaries. Single passport for insurance intermediaries. Significance for the client. 13. Single insurance market. Member State supervisory cooperation. Insurance market in the Czech Republic and the EU. 14. International Insurance Law.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 20  5
        Examination Examination 80  46
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: credit - elaboration and presentation of seminar paper, active participation in exercises exam - combined (written and oral)

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