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I. SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
II. SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
III. COURSE CURRICULUM
SUBJECT DATA
OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING PERFORMANCE
THEMATIC UNITS AND FURTHER DETAILS
Subject name
CORPORATE LAW
ID (subject code)
BMEGT55M008
Type of subject
Contact lessons
Course types and lessons
Type
Lessons
Lecture
2
Practice
0
Laboratory
0
Type of assessment
mid-term grade
Number of credits
3
Subject Coordinator
Name
Dr. Perecz László
Position
professor
Contact details
perecz.laszlo@gtk.bme.hu
Educational organisational unit for the subject
Department of Business Law'
Subject website
Language of the subject
magyar és angol – HU and EN
Curricular role of the subject, recommended number of terms

Programme: Finance MSc (in English) from 2019/20/Term 1 AUTUMN start

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 1

Programme: Finance MSc (in English) from 2019/20/Term 1 SPRING start

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 2

Programme: Management and Leadership MSc (in English) from 2019/20/Term 1

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 1

Programme: Master’s programme in Management and Leadership from 2019/20/Term 1 (Autumn term start)

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 1

Programme: Master’s programme in Management and Leadership from 2020/21/Term 2 (Spring term start)

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 2

Programme: Engineering Manager Msc from 2017/18//term 2 (Spring term start)

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 2

Programme: Engineering Manager Msc from 2018/19/Term 1 (Autumn term start)

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 1

Programme: MSc in Management and Leadership

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 1

Programme: Engineering Manager Msc from 2016/17/Term 1 (Autumn term start)

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 1

Programme: Engineering Manager Msc from 2016/17/Term 1 (Spring term start)

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 2

Direct prerequisites
Strong
Nincs/None
Weak
Nincs/None
Parallel
Nincs/None
Exclusion
Nincs/None
Validity of the Subject Description
Approved by the Faculty Board of Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Decree No: 580302/7/2022. Valid from: 25.05.2022.

Objectives

The main objective of the course is to provide specialized knowledge of corporate law and related areas of law in the training system of management and finance students. In compiling the knowledge base, we set approach for sup-porting the students with a complex and higher level of knowledge in private and civil law. Our goal is also to enable students to recognize emerging legal issues while using individual and organizational forms of learning. In the everyday business, it is essential that an economic expert also be able to navigate between different forms of entrepreneurship, and bears the necessary knowledge to run and manage companies – in various forms. The subject matter of the subject therefore consists of several larger units: basically provides the economic legal status (emphatically on corporate law) knowledge, based on the rules of the Civil Code; and also gives access to the legal regulation of related fields such as competition law, tax law, banking law and intellectual property law. In discussing the certain areas of knowledge, the course pays special attention to approach the thoughts and interest of economics students, so they can learn not only the substantive rules, but also the rules of procedure. Due to the complexity of the topics, the students also need the innovative and creative thinking of the subject.

Academic results

Knowledge
  1. the social and economic functions of legislation
  2. the basic functions of the main areas of law affecting business
  3. the main features of the legal, economic and business mechanisms that can influence business life
  4. relevant approaches to illustrate the impact of regulators on certain segments of the economy
  5. methods and aspects of analysis of legislation affecting business
Skills
  1. properly interpret and place business rules in practic
  2. analyze the role, motivations and activities of individual economic actors from a legal and economic point of view
  3. grasp a multi-faceted context system for modeling public policy strategy planning in relation to the topic
  4. critical thinking
Attitude
  1. are well aware in the assessment of the legal regulation of the economy, is informed by various sources, consciously seeking alternative solutions
  2. are open to self-reflection, critical reception, and critical thinking when thinking about economic regulation
  3. are open to critical self-assessment, based on activities, active, learning methods, experimental style
  4. adopt as a starting point for regulation the implementation of fundamental legal standards and requirements
Independence and responsibility
  1. are open to accept reliable critical remarks,
  2. are able to solve practical professional problems independently.

Teaching methodology

Lectures and written communication, use of ICT tools and techniques.

Materials supporting learning

  • Sárközy Tamás: Gazdasági Civiljog
  • Az előadások prezentációinak anyaga, ami a félév során folyamatosan fog feltöltésre kerülni.
  • Sándor István (szerk).: Business law in Hungary Patrocínium, Budapest, 2016.

General Rules

Assessment of the learning outcomes described under 2.2. is based on two written tests. Presence at 70% of the lectures is compulsory. The completion of the course requires at least 50%.

Performance assessment methods

Detailed description of assesments during the term: 1. Complex, written assessment of competence-type competence elements in written form. The thesis may con-sist of test questions, which are the interpretation of certain concepts and the recognition of their interrela-tions; essay questions examining lexical knowledge and synthesizing ability. The available working time of 30-90 minutes. 2. In addition, students will have the opportunity to hold a presentation during the semester by applying for the topics provided by the professors. The result of the performance is included in the evaluation.

Percentage of performance assessments, conducted during the study period, within the rating

  • Partial Performance Assessment (Homework): 20
  • Midterm exams (I-II): 100

Percentage of exam elements within the rating

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Conditions for obtaining a signature, validity of the signature

Presence at 70% of the lectures is compulsory.

Issuing grades

%
Excellent 91-100
Very good 85–90
Good 76–84
Satisfactory 63–75
Pass 50-62
Fail < 50

Retake and late completion

1) The exams (midterms) will be corrected within the deadline set by the study and examination rules and will be officially published via Neptune. The Department publishes the date of the inspection on a case-by-case basis. 2) It is possible to improve the mark acquired during the year according to the study and examination rules

Coursework required for the completion of the subject

Nature of work Number of sessions per term
Participation in contact lessons 28
Participationof homework 10
Preparing for the exam 52
total 90

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Topics covered during the term

Subject includes the topics detailed in the course syllabus to ensure learning outcomes listed under 2.2. can be achieved. Timing of the topics may be affected by calendar or other circumstances in each semester.

Lecture topics
1. Introduction. The concept of corporate law, its sub-areas, its basic sources of law.Company law (regulation of Ltd.)Company law (regulation of Plc.)Company Law (Capital Investment)Banking lawFintechLiability rules in general. (Legal liability in the economy. The statutes of compensation; indemnification, reliance damage)Legal regulation of the management system of business associations. Liability of the CEO.The concept of competition law, its basic areas. Substantive and procedural competition law. Unfair competition. Antitrust. Prohibition of abuse of dominant position or monopoly positionLegal responsibility in economic life. Fundamentals of the right to compensation. Legal institutions close to compensation - compensation, reimbursement, regulation of implied conduct. Forms of administrative liability. Economic Criminal LawIntellectual Property LawBasic rules of advertising law, social responsibilityTax lawLegal procedures in the economy. Statutes of civil procedures – civil lawsuits, out-of-court proceduresBuffer Week

Additional lecturers

Name Position Contact details
Dr. Grad-Gyenge Anikó
Dr. Mezei Kitti
Dr. Vértesy László

Approval and validity of subject requirements