European and International Competition Law

This course will primarily study the competition law and policy of the European Community, notably Articles 81, 82 and 86 of the Treaty. Specific topics will include: policy considerations and enforcement institutions; arrangements between competitors; mergers and joint ventures; vertical arrangements; dominant firm behavior; and state intervention in the market place. The last part of the course will focus on international antitrust issues. It will examine in particular how the proliferation of antitrust enforcement around the world can affect the activities of multinational corporations. Guest lecturers will periodically be invited during course.
Credits: 2

Type: LEC