COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Competition Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 406
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The course aims to examine competition law founded on regulations that ensure the implementation of the balanced and uniform competition system based on a free market economy
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will describe the notion of competition, concerted actions, restrictive and prohibitive agreements and basic notions such as abuse of dominant position.
  • Will discuss the purpose of the competition regulations which emphasize the need of regulation in product and service market.
  • Will question controlling and prevention of abuse of dominant position by an enterprise.
  • Will evaluate the terms of exemption, individual exemption, and group exemption.
  • Will compare enterprises and associations of enterprises in competition law.
  • Will decide on the sanctions in violation of competition.
  • Will solve the problems on competition law.
Course Description The following topics will be examined: Competition, Concerted Action, Abuse of Dominant Position, Enterprise, Exemption, Merger

 



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 and requirements- EU Competition Law-Concepts Syllabus
2 EU Competition Law-& Policy- Relevant Concepts of EU Law Study on Lecture Notes
3 EU Competition Law-& Policy-Identification of Competition and Competition Law concepts Study on Lecture Notes
4 Abuse of dominant position in EU Study on Lecture Notes
5 Abuse of dominant position in EU- ECJ Cases Study on Lecture Notes
6 Case Study Study on Case Study
7 Midterm
8 Turkish Competition Law- Introduction & agreements, decisions and concerted practices that restricts the competition Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi ,Mart 2020, sayfa 1-120
9 Turkish Competition Law- Introduction & agreements, decisions and concerted practices that restricts the competition Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi ,Mart 2020, sayfa 1-120
10 Turkish Competition Law-Exemption Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi, Mart 2020, Sayfa 121-174
11 Turkish Competition Law-Abuse of Dominant Position- Student Presentation-Case Review Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi, Mart 2020, Sayfa 177-228
12 Turkish Competition Law- Mergers& Acquisitions -Student Presentation-Case Review Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi, Mart 2020, Sayfa 229-280
13 Turkish Competition Law- Enforcement- Student Presentation-Case Review Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi, Mart 2020, sayfa 283-336
14 Turkish Competition Law- The Authorities that will apply the Law and Review& Research Method- Student Presentation-Case Review Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi, Mart 2020, sayfa 337-390
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

Yıllmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Ekin Yayınevi, Mart 2020

Richard Whish,Competition Law, Oxford University Press, 

Roger van den Bergh, Comparative Competition Law and Economics, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017

 

Other Sources

  • Legislation
  • Europen Court of Justice Decisions

Turkish Competition Authority Decisions

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
25
Final Exams
1
45
    Total
180

 

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.

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