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MLM721 - International Competition Law and Policy

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2018

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

J Clarke

Incompatible with: MLC706, MLL721 and MLM760
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit introduces students to the law relating to the preservation of competition in the economies and internationally by examining the restrictive trade practices provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and comparable legislation in the USA, Europe and certain other jurisdictions. The theoretical underpinnings of those provisions and international developments are also examined. Topics include: evolution and goals of competition law; trade practices economics; restraint of trade; boycotts; anti-competitive agreements; price fixing; misuse of market power; exclusive dealing; resale price maintenance; mergers; authorisation, remedies and procedure; access; extra-territorial application; blocking and clawback legislation; international agreements on application and enforcement.


Assignment 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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