119-0913/05 – Commercial and Financial Law (OFP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of LawCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Mgr. Ing. Alexander Bělohlávek, Dr.Subject version guarantorprof. Mgr. Ing. Alexander Bělohlávek, Dr.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BEL11 prof. Mgr. Ing. Alexander Bělohlávek, Dr.
MRK21 doc. JUDr. Petr Mrkývka, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student will acquire: - orientation in the field of commercial and financial legislation. Mainly, he would be able to understand, perceive consequent duties and deduce practical recommendations in obligatory law, law of commercial corporations, financial, customs and foreign exchange law; - knowledge about the sources of given law fields and their system. Student will be able to realize and use information in practice, which acts deal with important issues; - knowledge about the basic problem areas, institutes and terms. Student will be able to understand legal text and acts, to create simple legal activity using appropriate terminology; - ability to find and apply legal norms by given factual basis. He will be able to connect economical and legal aspects together at least when it comes to basic cases; - ability to identify problem and find legal solution to it including threats and opportunities determination and use such legal tools to react to those in the best way.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The aim of the course is to explain the commercial and financial law in relation to the practical use of acquired theoretical knowledge. It focuses on institutes that are related to the entrepreneur and his entrepreneurial activities, the context of corporate law, as well as to the public-law framework of business, especially trade and registration law, competition law, tax and financial law. Students will be able to use acquired knowledge and understanding to clarify and solve model situations, to be able to evaluate the factual and legal state of a given problem (example example) and to apply relevant provisions of the law.

Compulsory literature:

Act 90/2012 Coll, on Commercial Companies and Cooperatives (Business Corporations Act). RADVAN, M., J. GLINIECKA, T. SOWIŃSKI a P. MRKÝVKA. (Eds.) The Financial Law towards Challenges of the XXI Century: (conference proceedings). Brno: Masaryk University, 2017. RADVAN. Michal. Czech Tax Law. Brno: Masarykova univerzita Brno Právnická fakulta, 2010. Legislation recommended during consultations.

Recommended literature:

BEJČEK, Josef, Robert NERUDA, Michal PETR a David RAUS. Competition Law in the Czech Republic. 1st ed. Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2015. 230 s. Law and Business. CRAIG, Paul and DE BÚRCA, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, 6th edition, Oxford University Press, 2015. FOLSOM, Ralph Haughwout. International trade and economic relations in a nutshell. St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing. 2016.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Oral exam


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. Terms of civil and corporate law, including small businesses. 2. Entrepreneurship of foreign entities in the Czech Republic. 3. International trade law and foreign trade law. 4. Law of Obligations. 5. System of financial law of the Czech Republic and relation to other legal areas. 6. Practical application of financial law. 7. Customs law and application of customs legislation. Fundamentals of Foreign Exchange Law. 8. System of tax regulations and tax proceedings. Double tax treaties.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (P0412D050003) Finance K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P0412D050003) Finance P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0412D050003) Finance K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0412D050003) Finance P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0412D050003) Finance P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0412D050003) Finance K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0412D050003) Finance P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0412D050003) Finance K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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