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
-
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
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 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.
  • Will be able to examine the sources of EU competition law
Course Description 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 Required Materials
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 Walter Frenz, Handbook of EU Competition Law, Springer, Heidelberg, 2016, pp. 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, pp. 91-106
8 Review for midterm exam
9 Midterm exam
10 Horizontal agreements Walter Frenz, Handbook of EU Competition Law, Springer, Heidelberg, 2016, pp. 551-585
11 Vertical agreements Walter Frenz, Handbook of EU Competition Law, Springer, Heidelberg, 2016, pp. 586-615
12 Consequences in general under civil law Walter Frenz, Handbook of EU Competition Law, Springer, Heidelberg, 2016, pp. 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 Walter Frenz, Handbook of EU Competition Law, Springer, Heidelberg, 2016, pp. 1093-1102
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Walter Frenz, Handbook of EU Competition Law, Springer, Heidelberg, 2016

 
Suggested Readings/Materials

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 Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
3
42
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
1
10
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

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