Corporate law


The purpose of this class is to familiarize students with the basic concepts of contract law, commercial law, and corporate law. Thus, the aim is to study: the conditions of formation and execution of contracts (common contract law); the concept of merchant and the various mechanisms relating to a business concern; the conditions for the formation of a company, as well as the operating rules for the main companies operating under French law.

Form of assessment

The number of ECTS credits and the assessment methods are likely to be different for students in credit exchange programmes.


  • Bocquillon J.F., Mariage M., DCG 1 Fondamentaux du droit, Dunod, 2019.
  • Simonet L, DCG 1 Fondamentaux du droit, Carrés DCG, Gualino, 2019.
  • Blary-Clément E., Dekeuwer-Défossez F., Droit commercial, Précis Domat, LGDJ, 2019.
  • Fabre-Magnan M., Droit des obligations, Tome 1, Thémis, PUF, 2019.
  • Cozian M., Deboissy F., Viandier A., Droit des sociétés, Manuels, LexisNexis, août 2019.

Educational formula

The class places emphasis on practical applications through group or individual work on concrete cases.

In brief

Year Fourth year

Teaching languageFrench

Teaching term Six-monthly

ECTS credits 3.0

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activityLecture course

ValidationFinal written examination

Mandatory teaching

Open to exchange students