Business Law

ldroi1303c  2023-2024  Louvain-la-Neuve

Business Law
2.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
The course ensures the study of Belgian business law, without excluding occasional references, with a pedagogical aim, to comparative law ; commercial professions and their specificities ; commercial acts and practices ; company law ; financial law ; collective liquidation procedures. Lectures which may, if necessary, be completed, depending on course needs by other pedagogical methods. The syllabus must be provided at the beginning of the course semester, as from the second year of the nomination of the lecturer. 12 hours of compulsory practical exercises to help the student develop a practical approach to the subject. The sessions are prepared by the student whose course input is evaluated by the assistant. The course lecturer will, in agreement with the president of the department, be attentive to the coherence and adequation between the practical exercises and the lectures, including their contribution to the evaluation. 
The course encompasses the Belgian law of the enterprise, without excluding specific references, for educational purposes, to comparative law: the notion of enterprise and its specificity; an introduction to company law; payments and financing of the enterprise; the main contracts of the enterprise; competition law; market practices and consumer protection, including in the digital environment; an introduction to insolvency law.
Teaching methods
(Presence, distance and/or comodal) Lecture course completed, if necessary, by other teaching methods.
12 hours of practical exercises allow the student to develop a practical approach to the subject. Sessions must be prepared by the student.
Evaluation methods
The examination comprises two parts: 
(i) a written part dealing with the resolution of a practical case;
(ii) an oral part during which the student answers randomly selected questions and additional questions asked by the examiner.
Other information
Students are free to chose which legal basis compilation to use for the exam. Larcier publishes a collection of legal texts specially designed for 3rd year students.
 Courses offered on other UCLouvain programmes for which the student must contact his study advisor or the academic secretary of the faculty in order to specify the parts recognised as being equivalent and to get acquainted with the procedures on course complements: ECGE 1221
Manuel du droit de l'entreprise, Limal, Anthemis, dernière édition en date, disponible au service-cours. 
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Management [Double degree Management-Law : for management graduates]