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Dr. Rado Bohinc, Professor

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  • Dr. Rado Bohinc, Professor
    Phone: +386 1 58 05 208
    Email: is.jl-inu.vdf@cnihob.odar
    Office Hours:
    Wednesday, 12.00 - 13.00
    AP 04

    Undergraduate courses
    Media policy and regulation
    Expert sphere:


    -EU, US and comparative company (corporate) law and corporate governance
    -corporations (companies) and partnerships, Societee European, EIG, sole proprietorship (formation, disclosure requirements, alteration of capital, shares and bonds, derivatives)
    -mergers, acquisitions, convesions, dissolution, take overs,
    -law on non profit organisations.


    -corporate governance fo a private corporations (one and two tyre systems of board composition, directors’ duties and liabilities, shareholders’ rights conflict of interests, directors’remunerations, corporate social responsibility, employee structural and financial participation);
    -corporate governance in public entities (public institutions, public enterprises, social enterprises, public agencies, public funds, public chambers, public private partnership);


    -insolvency and banktrupcy law,
    -corporate financial law;
    -security market instruments and institutions;
    intelectual property law,
    contract law.


    -public administration (system of civil service, public entities, and salaries in public sector, state administration, organization of public sevicies, better regulation, regulatory impact assessment, integrity and transparency, participation of the public, public private partnership etc);
    -public (civil) servants law and other fields of social securitie’s laws, harmonisation with EU regulations and directives;



    -Sources of EU Law
    EU legal and judicial system;
    EU institutions;
    EU policies;
    EU company law;
    EU project management law;


    Ongoing research rojects:

    -Socially Responsible Corporate Governance as the Foundation of the new Development Paradigm of Slovenia and EU (1.7.2014―30.6.2017)

    Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises: Contemporary Issues and Challenges for Slovenia and EU (1.1.2016―31.12.2018)

    Past research projects (selected):

    -Minority protection and rights as factors of integration and diversity management: Case and comparative studies of countries of Central and South Eastern Europe (1.7.2011―30.6.2014);


    -Legal aspects and information technology support in the process of democratization of governance of public and private legal entities and industrial relations (1.7.2007―30.6.2010);

    -The influence of the EU company law and corporate governance on the competitivness of the economy (1.1.2005―30.9.2006);

    -A comparative research on security markets in Europe and USA (1.7.1998―30.6.2001);

    -Management and its role in the future (1.9.1999―30.4.2000);

    -Legal regulation of R&D (1.1.1997―31.12.1999)

  • Present function:
    President of the administrative board of the Agency for research of Slovenia (since 2014);

    Former employments:
    Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana ( 2015-2017)
    Rector of the University of Primorska (2007-2011)
    Department Head of the Law Institute, Science and Research Centre, University of Primorska Koper, Slovenia (2010-2014);
    Minister of the Interior and member of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia (2000-2004)
    Minister for Science and Technology and member of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia (1993-1996);
    Minister of Economy in Government of the former Yugoslavia (1988);
    General Secretary and Vice-President of the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce (1984-1988);
    President of the Slovenian Institute of Management (since 1990);

    • Former functions:
    • President of the Slovenian Science Foundation and member of the Administration Board (1994-2012);
    • President of the Rectors Conference of the Alps-Adriatic Universities (2009 - 2010);
    • President of Rectors' Conference of the Republic of Slovenia (2008 - 2010);
    • President of Supervisory boards in a number of companies,
    • President of the Administrative Board of the University of Ljubljana (1999-2000);
    • Member of the Science Council and of the International Board for Public and Cooperative Economy, CIREC, Liege;
    • Member of the Standing Committee for Social Sciences of the European Science Foundation;
    • Member of the international Bar Association;
    • Member of the Administrative Board of the University of Ljubljana and Faculty of Social Sciences;
    • Chief editor of the journal Company and Work (1978-2008);
    • President of the association Citizen forum (1996-2000);
    • President of the Society of business lawyers of Ljubljana.


    Lectured at universities in Europe, USA, India, Russia, New Zeeland
    Participated as speaker at numerous international conferences and symposia, organized mainly by:
    -EU bodies and institutions,
    -European University association, universities and research institutions,
    -International associations for Public, Social and Cooperative Economy,
    -European Science Foundationand other sience associations,
    -Scienticic Conferences in the field of Law, Economy and other Social sciences.


    Over 600 scientific articles, research papers, studies and expertise, in the field of civil law business and corporate law, corporate governance and labor relations, for bibliography, see:


    Selected books:

    -BOHINC, Rado. COMPARATIVE COMPANY LAW : an overview on US and some EU coutries' company legislation on corporate governance. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2014, cop. 2011. 545 str. ISBN 978-3-639-34251-2. ISBN 363-9-34251-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 32958557]

    - BOHINC Rado, International encyclopaedia of laws, CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS, (suppl. 73). Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2014. 204 str., portret. ISBN 978-90-654-4946-7. [COBISS.SI-ID 32430173]

    -BOHINC RadO,  CORPORATIONS : (razlaga pravnih pravil in sodna praksa). 1. izd. Ljubljana: Nebra, 2008. 818 str. ISBN 978-961-91392-8-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 239276800]

    -BOHINC Rado, PUBLIC LAW ENTITIES : javni zavodi, javna podjetja, javne agencije, javni skladi. 1. natis. Ljubljana: GV založba, 2005. 464 str., graf. prikazi,

    -BOHINC Rado, Media law in Slovenia. Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, cop. 2015. 158 str. ISBN 978-90-411-5894-9. [COBISS.SI-ID 33151325 tabele. ISBN 86-7061-391-3. [COBISS.SI-ID 221031168]

    -BOHINC Rado, LABOUR AND PUBLIC SERVANTS RELATIONS. 1. natis. Ljubljana: GV založba, 2004. 442 str. ISBN 86-7061-332-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 126916608]

    -BOHINC Rado, COMPARATIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: an overview on US and some EU countries' corporate legislation and theory. 1st ed. Koper: Faculty of Management, 2010. 545 str. ISBN 978-961-266-065-9. [COBISS.SI-ID 254078976]

    -BOHINC Rado, LEGAL ISSUES OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: an overview of the USA, some EU countries and Slovenia, (Monograph series). 1st ed. Koper: Faculty of Management, 2010. 1 optični disk (CD-ROM). ISBN 978-961-266-091-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 253238528]

    -BOHINC Rado, (INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF LAWS, CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS, suppl. 42). [The Hague]: Kluwer Law International, 2008. 168 str., portret. ISBN 978-9-06544-946-7. uk/productDetails/category/legal_regulatory/Company_and_Corporate_Law/product/KLI_International_Encyclopaedia_of_Laws_Corporations_and_Partnerships. [COBISS.SI-ID 2782423]

    -DALLAS, Lynne L., BAINBRIDGE, Stephen M., BOHINC, Rado. Direktorski odbor in delničarski aktivizem v ZDA in Sloveniji, (Knjižna zbirka Pravo in gospodarstvo). Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede, 2001. 208 str. ISBN 961-235-080-9. [COBISS.SI-ID 116158208]

    -BOHINC Rado, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, USA, EU, SLOVENIA, (Knjižna zbirka Pravo in gospodarstvo). Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede, 2001. 361 str. ISBN 961-235-057-4. [COBISS.SI-ID 111580416]-The Entities of Public Law, 2005,

    -BOHINC Rado,  LABOUR RELATIONS (Collective and Individual), Ljubljana, FDV, 1998,

    -BOHINC Rado, THE LAW ON EUROPEAN UNION (Textbook for university lectures), Ljubljana, FDV 2006 and 2011

    -BOHINC Rado Contribution to the BIG COMMENTARY OF SLOVENE COMPANY LAW, 2007, 2014 (chapters on corporate governance and shareholders rights)

    -BOHINC Rado Contribution to the Introductory explanations of Slovene PUBLIC-PRIVATE -PARTNERSHIP LAW, 2006


    Selected articles:

    -BOHINC, Rado. Historical transformation of property rights in the context of new paradigm of human development. Acta Histriae, ISSN 1318-0185, 2013, letn. 21, št. 3, str. 427-448. [COBISS.SI-ID 2448851]

    -BOHINC, Rado, BAINBRIDGE, Stephen M. Corporate governance in post-privatized Slovenia. The American journal of comparative law, ISSN 0002-919X, 2001, vol. 49, no. 1, str. 49-78. [COBISS.SI-ID 20762973]

    -BOHINC, Rado. Haftung der Vorstandsmitglieder nach GWG und OblG sowie im Rechtsvergleich. Zeitschrift für Rechtsvergleichung, internationales Privatrecht und Europarecht, ISSN 0514-275X, 2001, jg. 42, h 2, str. 41-56. [COBISS.SI-ID 20566109]

    -BOHINC, Rado. Corporate social responsibility versus directors' duties and liabilities : voluntary & beyond compliance or a legal approach to CSR?. V: BOHINC, Rado (ur.). Corporate governance as a tool for economic growth. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede, Založba FDV, 2014, str. 13-31. [COBISS.SI-ID 33012573]

    -BOHINC, Rado. Conflicts of directors' interests with the interests of the company in the context of the financial and economic crisis (a comparative overview of some EU countries). V: BOHINC, Rado (ur.). Corporate governance as a tool for economic growth. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede, Založba FDV, 2014, str. 167-191. [COBISS.SI-ID 33014109]

    Personal bibliography