INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 203 Business Law Undergraduate 2 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Esad ORUC, Assist. Prof. Dr. Serkan BAYRAKTAROĞLU, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The subject of Business Law will cover basic knowledge and understanding of following: basics understanding of Law, business law and sources of business law; subjects involved in business transations and relationships; basics of obligations law and business contracts; formation of business organisation and their structures, bodies, securities and shares; international business practices and their regulation; competition law and understanding of other legal issues important to understand in every day business activities.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to the course - Definition term - Legal system of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Legal forms of company law - Subject and object of law
  2. Fundamentals of Law and obligations
  3. Labour law - Company Law
  4. Company Law 2
  5. Company’s liability
  6. Company status changes - System of establishing companies - Company Identifiers
  7. Legal operations with a company
  8. Entering business entities in to the court registry - Forms of business cessation
  9. Mid-term
  10. Regulations of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the domain of Foreign Direct Investment - Joint legal regulations in the domain of establishing and effectuating free zones - Joint legal regulations in the domain of copyright, rights related to copyright and industrial property rights and/or patent rights - Protection of consumers in BiH - Settlement of disputes – system of courts and arbitration
  11. Contract of sale
  12. Contract of Agency – Agency in international trade - Insurance Contracts
  13. Harmonisation of BiH Laws with EU laws in the domain of E-legislation
  14. Securities

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz30
    Midterm Exam(s)20
    Presentation10
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • 1.PhD Veljko Trivun and group of authors, Applied Business Law, (School of Economics and Business, University of Sarajevo 2009.) ISBN: 978-9958-25-030-9
      • 2.Peter Nayer, Business Law in the Global Marketplace, (Oxford, Elsvier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006) ISBN: 0 7506 60005 8
      • 3.Alix Adams, Law for Business Students, fourth edition, (Essex, Pearson Education Limited, 2006) ISBN-13: 978-1-4058-3262-5, ISBN-10: 1-4058-3262-2

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)450
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 10
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 10
      Preparation for Final Examination50
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0