MLL409 - Competition Law and Policy
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Cloud (online)|
|Previously coded as:||MLL350|
|Cohort rule:||For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only|
|Prerequisite:||MLL111 and must have successfully completed 8 Law (MLL) units.|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
2h class + 1h seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week
The unit introduces students to the principal areas of law in Australia which aim to preserve competition in the economy. Attention will focus on the competition law provisions in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and their theoretical underpinnings. In particular, it will examine the following topics: the common law doctrine of restraint of trade; the scheme of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010; trade practices economics; price fixing; anti-competitive arrangements; primary boycotts; exclusive dealing; misuse of market power; resale price maintenance and mergers.
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