COMPETITION LAW
Stampa
Anno immatricolazione
2018/2019
Anno offerta
2018/2019
Normativa
DM270
SSD
IUS/04 (DIRITTO COMMERCIALE)
Dipartimento
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE ECONOMICHE E AZIENDALI
Corso di studio
ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATION - ECONOMIA, FINANZA E INTEGRAZIONE INTERNAZIONALE
Curriculum
Industrial Organization and Market Regulation
Anno di corso
Periodo didattico
Primo Semestre (24/09/2018 - 21/12/2018)
Crediti
6
Ore
44 ore di attività frontale
Lingua insegnamento
Inglese
Tipo esame
SCRITTO
Docente
PETROBONI GIOVANNI (titolare) - 6 CFU
Prerequisiti
General knowledge about European Union and its institutions (Commission, Parliament, Council, Court of Justice)
Obiettivi formativi
The aim of the course is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of EU competition law:
- sources
- main topics
- problems connected with its enforcement.

After attending the course, students will be:
- aware about how some business practices (contracts, settings of the distribution chain, price or market policies, mergers and acquisitions, etc.), under some conditions, may breach the law, because in conflict with the maintenance of an acceptable degree of competition in the market;
- aware of the risks that, recurring one of those cases, the firms involved must face, both with the public authority and with private subjects (other firms, consumers, etc.).
Programma e contenuti
- EU Competition law: the legal framework (origin, sources and scope of application)
- Undertakings and Relevant market
- Horizontal and vertical agreements (art. 101 TFEU - reg. (UE) n. 330/2010)
- Abuse of dominance (art. 102 TFEU)
- Concentrations (reg. (UE) 139/2004)
- Public enforcement and private enforcement
Metodi didattici
- Mainly lectures, generally based on the following scheme: introduction of a problem, class' discussion, analysis of the solution given by the law (36 hours)
- In the final part of the course, seminars on some cases (6 hours)
- Mid-term assessment
Testi di riferimento
M. Lorenz, An introduction to EU competition law, Cambridge University Press, 2013 [limited to Chapters: 1 (B); 2; 3 (ยงยง 1 and 10); 4; 5; 6].

Further readings:
- G. Monti, EC Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, 2007
- A. Jones - B. Sufrin, EU Competition Law, Oxford University Press, 2014
Modalità verifica apprendimento
- Written (multiple choice tests and essay questions)
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