Insurance Law

SubjectInsurance Law
Semester3/4 semester
Study programme:Law studies (Master)
Primary language:Slovene


Content :

  1. Definition of insurance law
  2. Status provisions on insurance and reinsurance undertakings
  3. Carrying out insurance business in the territory of the Republic of Slovenia, the EU and in the territory of third countries
  4. Risk management
  5. Supervision of insurance and reinsurance undertakings and at the group level
  6. Bankruptcy of the insurance company
  7. Competencies of the Insurance Supervision Agency
  8. Insurance representation and brokerage
  9. Insurance contract – the concept, obligations of the insured or the insurer and the insurance company, duration of the insurance contract
  10. Property insurance
  11. Insurance of the person
  12. Directors and officers liability insurance
  13. Compulsory insurance in traffic


Required readings:

  • Srše, D.: Zavarovanje odgovornosti članov organov vodenja in nadzora družbe, Pravni letopis .. ISSN 1855-5861 (2019). Str. 33-53, 280-281.
  • Bohinc, R., Rozman, T.: Slovenia, (International encyclopaedia of laws, Insurance law, Suppl. 70). Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, cop. 2019.
  • Schwarcz, D., in Siegelman, P.: Research Handbook on the Economics of Insurance Law, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2017.
  • Jus, M.: Zavarovanje trgovinskih kreditov, Dnevi civilnega in gospodarskega prava, konferenčni zbornik (16; 2018; Portorož).

Recommended readings:

  • Frantar: Stvarno pravo, Gospodarski vestnik 1993;
  • Plavšak, Frantar, Juhart: Zakon o zemljiški knjigi s komentarjem, Gospodarski vestnik 1988;
  • Juhart: Etažna lastnina, Gospodarski vestnik (2000).

Objectives and competences:

Students will acquire general competencies:

  • initiative and independence in decision-making;
  • broadening the general legal horizon in the field of insurance law, which ensures a broader vision that is significantly important for establishing quality decision-making;
  • development and use of a legal syllogism and argumentation, general communications skills of presentation of acquired knowledge inside and outside the organization and to the international environment;
  • ability to use different interpretive methods for interpreting legal texts.

Students will develop subject-specific competencies:

  • identifying opportunities and threats in the global market;
  • increasing knowledge in the field of insurance law and its application in the practice;
  • ability to address specific professional issues using relevant legislation, case law, interpretative arguments and scientific methods and procedures.

Intended learning outcomes:

After completion of the course, student will be able to:

  • define insurance law problem and the correct solution;
  • independently and correctly apply civil law theory, legislation and case law in the field of insurance law;
  • prepare expertise materials for decision makers.

Learning and teaching methods:
Lectures with active student participation, case studies, individual and team research work, distance learning with ICT and presentations.


  • Written exam (50 %) and
  • student written assignment (50 %).

Prerequisite for taking the written examination is a positive assessment of the written assignment.

Lecturer's references:
Dr. Til Rozman obtained his bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Ljubljana Law School in 2009. After legal internship (2009–2011), Rozman worked as a young researcher in the field of civil and commercial law and as a teaching assistant at the University of Ljubljana (2011–2015). Since 2015, he has been teaching at the Faculty of Social Sciences in the field of Comparative Corporate Law and EU Law and has been working as a market regulation expert at the Agency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia (AKOS).

In 2016, Rozman cum laude defended his doctoral thesis on the issues of normative regulation and business practices of managing corporate groups in the Republic of Slovenia and the EU and was awarded with the title PhD. Between 2016 and 2019, Rozman was member of two research projects at the Research Centre for Comparative Corporate Law, namely „Socially Responsible Corporate Governance as the Foundation of the new Development Paradigm of Slovenia and EU” and “Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises: Contemporary Issues and Challenges for Slovenia and EU”.

In 2018, Rozman was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Civil and Commercial Law at the University of Ljubljana. He has published several academic articles and has delivered papers at national and international conferences in the fields of the EU and comparative corporate law, competition law and economic regulation.

In 2020, Rozman has joined research project »Holistic approach to business and human rights: a normative reform of Slovenia and international legal order«, carried out by the Faculty of Government and European Studies and funded by the Slovenian research agency.


  • Bohinc, R., Rozman, T.: Slovenia, (International encyclopaedia of laws, Insurance law, Suppl. 70). Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, cop. 2019.