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wir530 - Corporate / Consumer Protection Law (Complete module description)
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Module label Corporate / Consumer Protection Law
Module abbreviation wir530
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Law)
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Aufbaubereich Recht
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Wahlbereich Informatik, Kultur und Gesellschaft
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Wahlbereich Informatik, Kultur und Gesellschaft
Responsible persons
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Rott, Peter (module responsibility)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students:
  • have basic knowledge in corporate and consumer protection law,
  • Can determine individual company forms and detect adhesion problems,
  • know the basic rights of consumers and know the implementation of the rights of the consumer
Module contents
In the lecture and the seminar basic knowledge of corporate and consumer protection law will be taught. In economic life, choosing the optimal legal form of a company is usually based on the need to protect private assets. Therefore, for the limitation of liability to the business property knowledge of the legal forms is essential. In relation of the company to its customers, it is also necessary to know them from the legal rights and obligations. In particular, the consumer protection law plays in this context an important role, the contents of which are handled by seminar papers.
Topics of the module:
Civil law (GbR internal / external GbR); the general partnership (OHG); Legal status of the general partner / limited partners of the KG; the mixed type of GmbH & Co. KG; Overview of other companies (e.g. partnership.); the law of associations; The law of corporate bodies; the law of GmbH / UG; the corporation / SE; the cooperative. In the seminar the consumer's rights are discussed.
The module will enable students to perform an independent assessment of complex legal relationships in the economy.
Recommended reading
Taeger, J., Gesellschaftsrecht, Edewecht 2012. Roth, G.-H./Weller, M.-P., Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, 8. Aufl., München 2013. Klunzinger, E., Grundzüge des Gesellschaftsrechts, 16. Aufl., München 2012. Begleitendes Übungsbuch: Mester, B., Übungen zum Gesellschaftsrecht, Edewecht 2012.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Module level
Type of module
Teaching/Learning method
Previous knowledge
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 28
Seminar und Übung 2 WiSe 28
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
exam: end of semester
portfolio: during term
exam or portfolio