COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
European Union Competition Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 310
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
-
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives To understand the functioning of the EU competition law, which constitutes the basis of the Turkish competition law, and the significance of competition for economy.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to examine the sources of EU competition law
  • Will internalize the notion of competition with economic and legal dimensions
  • Will have comprehensive knowledge about European Union regulations
  • Will apprehend the application scope of competition law
  • Will define the meanings and conclusions of collusion and abuse of dominant position
  • Will be able to compare the concepts of individual and block exemptions.
Course Content EU competition law, abuse of dominant position, horizontal and vertical restraints of competition, exclusive distribution, cartels, mergers

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to EU law; institutions of EU Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, The ABC of European Union Law, Publications Office of the European Union, Lüksemburg, 2010, s. 9-18; 42-75
2 Concept of competition and its significance in EU law Moritz Lorenz, An Introduction to EU Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013, s. 1-26
3 Legal foundations of EU competition law Moritz Lorenz, An Introduction to EU Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013, s. 27-60
4 Basic concepts under TFEU Art. 101 - 1 Moritz Lorenz, An Introduction to EU Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013, s. 62-90
5 Basic concepts under TFEU Art. 101 - 2 Moritz Lorenz, An Introduction to EU Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013, s. 90-126
6 Prohibition of cartels Moritz Lorenz, An Introduction to EU Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013, s. 309-331
7 Exemptions Ariel Erzachi, EU Competition Law: An Analytical Guide to the Leading Cases, 5. baskı, Hart Publishing, Oxford 2016, s. 407-440; Ö. Akın, “Has the New Regulation Satisfied the Manufacturers with Selective Distribution Systems?”, Ankara Barosu Fikri Mülkiyet Ve Rekabet Hukuku Dergisi, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2002, s. 91-106
8 Review for midterm exam
9 Midterm exam
10 Horizontal agreements Ariel Erzachi, EU Competition Law: An Analytical Guide to the Leading Cases, 5. baskı, Hart Publishing, Oxford 2016, s. 551-585
11 Vertical agreements Ariel Erzachi, EU Competition Law: An Analytical Guide to the Leading Cases, 5. baskı, Hart Publishing, Oxford 2016, s. 586-615
12 Consequences in general under civil law Ariel Erzachi, EU Competition Law: An Analytical Guide to the Leading Cases, 5. baskı, Hart Publishing, Oxford 2016, s. 619-632
13 Abuse of dominant position Moritz Lorenz, An Introduction to EU Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013, s. 188-215
14 Control of mergers Ariel Erzachi, EU Competition Law: An Analytical Guide to the Leading Cases, 5. baskı, Hart Publishing, Oxford 2016, s. 1093-1102
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Textbooks

Ariel Erzachi, EU Competition Law: An Analytical Guide to the Leading Cases, 5th ed., Hart Publishing, Oxford 2016

References

Moritz Lorenz, An Introduction to EU Competition Law, Cambridge University Press, New York 2013; Ö. Akın, “Has the New Regulation Satisfied the Manufacturers with Selective Distribution Systems?”,
Ankara Barosu Fikri Mülkiyet Ve Rekabet Hukuku Dergisi, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2002, s. 91-106

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
15
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
16
50
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
6
Final / Oral Exam
1
10
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest