2009_10
University
Rovira y Virgili
Educational guide 
Facultat de Ciències Econòmiques i Empresarials
A A 
 
 
Grau d'Administració i Direcció d'Empreses (Campus Terres de l'Ebre) (2009)
 Subjects
  DRET MERCANTIL
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
Unit 1.- Legal system and commercial law 1. Legal system and commercial law
2. The concept of commercial law
3. The sources of commercial law
3.1. The commercial legislation
3.2. Commercial practice or usage
3.3. Civil law
4. European Community Law and his influence in the spanish commercial law
5. The new Lex mercatoria
Unit 2.- The Entrepeneur and the enterprise (I) 1. Entrepeneur
1.1. The concept and classes of entrepeneur
1.2. Legal status of the entrepreneur
1.3. The entrepeneur's liability
1.4. Managers and assistants
2. Enterprise
Unit 3.- The Entrepeneur and the enterprise (I) 1. Accounting
2. Trade Registry
Unit 4: Competition and Intellectual Property Law (I)
1. Competition Law
1.1. Competition Rules
1.2. Antitrust Law
1.3. Unfair Competition Law
1.4. Regulation of commercial advertising
Unit 5: Competition and Industrial Property Law (II)
1. Legal protection of industrial inventions
2. Legal protection of industrial design
3. Distinctive signs law
4. Copyright Law
Unit 6.- Social entrepreneurs. General theory

1. General principles
2. Types of Companies
3. Separate Legal Personality. Lifting the corporate veil
Unit 7.- Partnerships
1. Partnership Company
2. Limited Partnership Company
Unit 8: The Public Limited Company (I) 1. General principles
2. Foundation of public limited companies.
3. Company finance. Collective investment and the issue of bonds.
Unit 9: The Public Limited Company (II) 1. Shares
Unit 10: The Public Limited Company (III) 1. Bodies making up a public limited company.
1.1 Shareholders' General Meeting
1.2 Governing Board
Unit 11: The Public Limited Company (IV) 1. Amending the articles of association.
2. Accounting in public limited companies.
3. Winding up and dissolution
Unit 12: The Private Limited Company (I)
1. General principles
2. Foundation of public limited companies.
Unit 13: The Private Limited Company (II)
1. Bodies making up a private limited company.
1.1 Partners' General Meeting
1.2 Governing Board
2. Amending the articles of association.
3. Winding up and dissolution
Unit 14: Transformation, merger and division of commercial companies 1. Transformation
2. Merger
3. Division
Unit 15: Others Commercial Companies and Groups of Companies 1.Special public limited companies
2. Mutually based companies
3. Concentration and financial co-operation by companies
Unit 16: Commercial contracts 1. Entrepeneur and commercial contracts
2. Commercial contract types
Unit 17: Transferable securities
1. Transferable securities:
1.1. Notion, characteristics and types
1.2. Bills of exchange
1.3. Cheques
1.3. Promissory notes
1.4. Electronic means of payment: credit and debit cards.