PRAVNA FAKULTETA


Subject
 LEX MERCATORIA 
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Study unit code    MP01 2018

Level Study program or it's part Year Semester
1 4100 LAW 1 Winter

ECTS kredits 7

Hours - Lectures 50
Hours - Seminars 10
Hours - Work 21
Hours - e-Work 14

Lecturers
red. prof. dr. KRANJC VESNA

Languages - lectures slovene
Languages - tutorial slovene

Prerequisits
Understanding of the basic concepts of the law of obligations.  
Content (Syllabus outline)
" Lex mercatoria: methods of unification and harmonisations of contract law, trade usages, principles of international commercial contracts, acts UNIDROIT, UNCITRAL, ICC. " Hierarchy of rules of commercial contract law. " Business practice and formation of a contract: agreement to negotiate, letter of intent, framework contract, commercial letter of confirmation. " Force majeure clauses. " Hardship clauses. " Documentary credit and documentary collection. " Bank guaranties. " Contracts governed and contracts not governed by specific statutory provisions: nominated and inominated contracts, combinations, mixed and sui generis contracts. " International sale contract: CISG Convention, obligation of the parties, passing of risk, remedies for breach, " Inspection contract. " Leasing transactions: operative and financial leasing. " Factoring. " Distributorship contract. " Franchise contract. " Complex contract types for construction of industrial works: design and inspection contract, design and build contract, plant and design-build contract, build-operate-transfer contract.  
Textbooks
• V. Kranjc: Gospodarsko pogodbeno pravo, GV Založba in Univerza v Mariboru, Pravna fakulteta, Ljubljana 2006 (izbrana poglavja). • P. Grilc: Moderni tipi pogodb avtonomnega gospodarskega prava, GV, Ljubljana 1996 (izbrana poglavja). • N. Plavšak: Odgovornost profesionalnih oseb za napake gradbe, GV, Ljubljana 1998 (izbrana poglavja). • J. Ramberg, International Commercial Transactions, ICC, Norstedts Juridik AB, 2004 (izbrana poglavja). • R. Vrenčur: Moderne oblike zavarovanja plačil, GV Založba, Ljubljana 2005 (izbrana poglavja).  
Objectives
The object of this subject is to acquire knowledge on the new types of contracts, which are not governed by specific statutory provisions and to qualify students for creative use of law in case of dynamic regulation and for fill gaps, that are the outcome of the high level of abstraction and principle of party autonomy in contract law. 
Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
Knowledge and Understanding: Upon the completion of this subject a student will be able to: " analyze complex and unregulated transactions, compare them and define essence of contract type, " subsume even more complex and untypical examples under abstract legal rules and create legal rules.  
Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
Transferable/Key Skills and other attributes: Solving and argumentation complex legal problems, use and interpretation of legal rules.  
Learning and teaching methods
• lectures, • seminars, • tutorials. Part of the tutorial is in a classroom while the rest is in the form of e-learning (e-tutorials may be given via video-conferencing or with the help of specially designed e-material in a virtual electronic learning environment), • individual work, • actual problem solving, • discussion of court decisions.  

Assessment Weight (%)
Collaboration in tuorials 20  
Written examination 60  
Oral examination 20  
Comments
tutorial (a student admitted to the written part of the examination he/she passed the tutorial obligations first) written examination (a student is admitted to the oral part of the examination on condition he/she passed the written part first) oral examination 
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