MLM721 - International Competition Law and Policy
Not offered in 2012
|Enrolment modes:||(B, X)|
|Incompatible with:||MLC706, MLL721 and MLM760|
|Contact hours:||1 x 3 hour seminar per week|
Note:Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
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%