MLL409 - Competition Law and Policy

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

To be confirmed

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLL350
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only

Prerequisite:

Successful completion of MLL111 plus 8 additional Law (MLL) units.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

Online independent and collaborative learning activities (1.5 hours) + 1.5 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities (1.5 hours) + 1.5 hour online seminar (live streamed and recording provided) per week

Content

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.

Unit Fee Information

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