LLM Specialized Block
Master of Laws (LLM)
LLM Corporate Law
The first block of the LLM studies is specialized block and the same for all students. It contains modules that focus on the practical deepening of knowledge and skills in the legal field. Course takes place at the weekend, in 3 course days and is led by a professional team of lecturers who provide students with valuable advice and experience mainly applicable in practice.
List of Specialized Modules
Private Law – Policies and Principles
This module introduces students to the principles and policies of private law that play a key role in the process of interpreting and applying the law. The focus of this module is mainly the legal regulation of entrepreneurship and concepts related to entrepreneurship. The main focus is the actions of the entrepreneur. Listeners will be reminded of the basic concepts (trade register, trade secrets, trade name) with the interconnection and application of selected problems in legal practice.
Corporate law has always been the cornerstone of commercial law. The module provides important information on the formation, establishment and dissolution of commercial corporations. Listeners will be introduced to the different types of commercial corporations, including their specifics. At the same time, the module discusses the position of statutory bodies in individual corporations and defines their duties and responsibilities.
At the beginning, students will be introduced to the principles and tenets underlying the regulation of contractual obligations. Throughout this module, students will gain a deeper knowledge of the regulation of contractual obligations, including the legal regulation and specific requirements for selected types of contracts. The institutes of assignment of receivables, assumption of property, assignment of a contract, substantive changes to an obligation and others will also be discussed.
Financial law is a separate branch of law which belongs to public law sector, but it is also closely linked to commercial law. At the beginning, the issue of financial authorities as subjects of financial relations and financial control is introduced. The module introduces the legislation governing each type of tax, including its specifications and characteristics. Attention is paid to the Tax Code, which regulates the procedure of the tax administrator and the rights and obligations of tax subjects and third parties that arise during tax administration.
The module aims to clarify the competition rules that directly affect all commerciales. The focus is also on its disruption by unauthorized means, i.e. unfair competition. Special offences with their characteristics will also be discussed. Conditions for economic competition are also viewed from the perspective of European law. The interpretation will also cover the possibilities of protection against this unauthorized conduct, i.e. the specific legal means designed for this purpose.
International Trade Law
International trade law requires orientation in a rather complex system of legal norms and international contracts. Graduates of this module will obtain orientation in the legal regulation of international commerce. The main purpose of the module is to understand the regulation of the international exchange of goods and services and the regulation of international commercial transactions. The module will also introduce the basic aspects of the contractual process, identifying any risks that may arise during the process. At the same time, the module introduces the recipients to dispute resolution, including the selection of appropriate means for resolving disputes.
Insolvency Proceedings and Liquidation
The content and individual stages of insolvency proceedings will be presented, including all necessary related information. For example, the consequences associated with the opening of insolvency proceedings, specific steps and requirements such as the content of the insolvency petition, service of the insolvency proceedings, the insolvency decision and its direct effects, as well as the methods of its resolution. The issue of moratorium or matters relating to the disposal of assets after the commencement of insolvency proceedings will also be discussed. At the same time, the students will be introduced to liquidation as a means of de facto dissolution of a corporation, which consists in the settlement of the assets of the dissolved legal entity.
Knowledge of this area of law is indispensable for the management of any corporation. This module offers a deepening of acquired knowledge with an emphasis on its applicability in practice. The legal relations between the employee and the employer will be discussed in detail. Attention will be focused on the creation, changes and termination of employment relationship, as well as on other possibilities of the employment relationship.