Corporate Law

Gospodarsko pravo

Course credits:

6.00 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 30 hours of exercises, 0 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

doc. dr. Barbara Rajgelj


  • Prof. Dr. Rado Bohinc






Second semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Sociology - Human Resources Management


Students are allowed to participate in the course provided that they have completed the enrolment procedure.

Objectives and competences

Objective of the course is to acquaint students with basics of corporate law in a comprehensive and systematic approach. Students will acquire knowledge, competences and basics of legal reasoning which is necessary for understanding the fundamental concepts of corporate law and corporate governance, and for solving less complex legal issues.

Content (Syllabus outline)

(I) Corporate status rules: defining corporate law and its sources, legal personality, activity with a view to profit, size of companies, registered name (firm), registered office (seat), activity, representatives, liability and piercing the corporate veil, register, trade secret, non-compete obligation and conflict of interests, sole proprietor, unlimited company, limited partnership, double partnership, partnership limited by shares, limited liability company, public limited company, dissolution. (II) Contract law: principles of contract law, requirements for concluding a contract, change and dissolution of contracts, clausula rebus sic stantibus, sales contract, contract for work, author’s contract, license agreement, tort law. (III) Competition law: antitrust law and unfair competition law, defining restriction of competition, general clauses system, non-exhaustive listing of prohibited acts, cartel, agreements between undertakings, decisions by associations of undertakings and concerted practices of undertakings, abuse of a dominant position, unfair competition law. (IV) Intellectual property law: constitutional framework for the protection of copyright and other rights deriving from artistic, scientific, research, and invention activities, Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, Slovenian normative framework regarding invention activities, legal definition of invention and patent, restrictions and exceptions to patent protection, term of a patent and term of a short-term patent, invention and patent, employee innovation, industrial designs, marks, geographical indications, copyrights and related rights.

Intended learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding: - basics of corporate status rules, - basics of contract law, - basics of competition law, - basics of intellectual property law.

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures, tutorials, essays, presentations.


Examination 60% Oral 20% Coursework 20%

Obligatory literature

1. Unit of obligatory literature:

Author: Bohinc, Rado
Title: Korporacije : (razlaga pravnih pravil in sodna praksa) »
Edition: 1. izd.
Publishing: Ljubljana : Nebra, 2008
ISBN: 978-961-91392-8-8
COBISS.SI-ID: 239276800 - Record/s in the catalog ODKJG »

2. Unit of obligatory literature:

Author: Bohinc, Rado
Title: Comparative company law : an overview on US and some EU coutries' company legislation on corporate governance »
Publishing: Saarbrücken : VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2014, cop. 2011
ISBN: 978-3-639-34251-2; 363-9-34251-8
COBISS.SI-ID: 32958557 - Record/s in the catalog ODKJG »
All obligatory literature in catalog ODKJG »

Additional literature

All additional literature in catalog ODKJG »

Hot to aquire credits:

For full study

  1. Other written or oral tests or exams (ongoing examination)
    Multiple-choice exam
    Lectures, seminars and individual consultations
    Other written or oral tests or exams (ongoing examination)

Curriculum was last modified on: 09.06.2020