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Business and Trade Law, Group C, 1. Semester

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Course code
Course type
BSc Course
Weekly Hours
HS 2020
Dr. Philipp Reeb, Dr. Björn Hürten
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.
1) An overview of the legal forms available for businesses
2) Definition of merchant (§§ 1-6 HGB)
3) Importance of the Commercial Register
4) Aquisition and inheritance of businesses
5) Selected commercial transactions, inclusive of sales financing
6) Organizational structure and liability within
7) Organizational structure, liability and raising of capital within companies limited by shares
Date Time
Tuesday, 27.10.2020 11:30 - 15:15
Thursday, 05.11.2020 08:00 - 11:15
Tuesday, 10.11.2020 11:30 - 15:15
Tuesday, 17.11.2020 11:30 - 15:15
Tuesday, 24.11.2020 11:30 - 15:15
Tuesday, 01.12.2020 11:30 - 15:15
BGB, HGB, AktG und GmbHG (e. g. NomosGesetze Zivilrecht-Wirtschaftsrecht, 23rd ed. 2014) Kindler: Grundkurs Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, 6. Aufl. 2012, Verlag C.H. Beck (7. Aufl. angekündigt) Führich, Wirtschaftsprivatrecht, 12. Aufl. 2014, Verlag Vahlen Roth/Weller: Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, 8. Aufl. 2013, Verlag VahlenSchade, Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, 3. Aufl. 2014 (Verlag C.F. Müller) Secondary literature:Führich/Werdan, Wirtschaftsprivatrecht in Fällen und Fragen, 6. Aufl. 2013, Verlag Vahlen
Learning based on lectures and slides being made available after each session (no studies from textbooks necessary)
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