640 Company Law

640 Company Law

  • Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1st Cycle
  • 3th year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Core
  • Study field: Business Administration Module
  • Lectures: 45
  • Tutorial: 30
  • Other forms of study: 15
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Valentina Franca, PhD


1. Objectives and competences


  • knows basic principles of legal regulation of economic system and business subjects
  • analyses characteristics of companies
  • breaks down process of establishing of companies
  • finds similarities and differences between characteristics of legal persons of public, private and third sector
  • solves professional issues


  • to know and to understand the foundation and development of company law
  • to understand the elements and structure of companies
  • to find and use information on legal regulation of business law
  • to recognize, analyse and solve practical and professional issues
  • ability of communicating in profession and between professions

2. Content

  • Basic terms and concepts (private sector, private law, civil law, commercial law, company law, company, enterprise)
  • Development and sources of commercial law
  • State, market and commercial actors
  • Characteristics of companies (legal capacity, liability, activity, registered name, registered office, representation, entry in the register)
  • Entrepreneur
  • Personal companies
  • Companies with share capital
  • Affiliated companies
  • Restructuring of companies
  • Dissolution of companies
  • Characteristics of other organizations
  • Corporate public-private-partnership

3. Readings

  • KORŽE, Branko (2017). Pravo družb in poslovno pravo (3. spremenjena in dopolnjena izdaja). Uradni list RS, Ljubljana.
  • IVANJKO, Šime, KOCBEK, Marijan, PRELIČ, Saša (2009). Korporacijsko pravo (2., predelana in dopolnjena izdaja). GV Založba, Ljubljana (izbrana poglavja, cca. 200 stani)
  • Veljavna zakonodaja (zlasti izbrani členi ZGD – 1), sodna praksa in druga študijska gradiva, posredovana v e-učilnici in pri vajah. 

4. Intended learning outcomes


  • will know foundamentals of company law
  • will uderstand elements, sctructure and governance of companies
  • will be able to use theoretical knowledge to solve practical issues

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • lecture
  • practical work
  • e-learning
  • case study
  • debate

6. Assessment

  • Written tasks (longer and shorter) and active participation (40 %)
  • Written or oral exam, which has to be positive (at least 50 %) (60 %)