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LAW7278

Faculty of Law

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Law
OfferedCity (Melbourne) Term 1 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor John Duns

Synopsis

This unit offers a comparative study of different jurisdictional approaches to competition law in jurisdictions such as the United States, United Kingdom, European Union and/or Australia. Topics examined will include mergers, abuse of market power, restrictive trade agreements and vertical restraints.

Objectives

This unit seeks to help students develop a critical understanding of the principles of competition law by comparing and contrasting approaches taken towards this field in key jurisdictions.

Assessment

Research assignment (3,750 words): 50%
Take-home examination (3,750 words): 50%.

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor John Duns

Contact hours

24 contact hours per semester (either intensive, semi-intensive or semester long, depending on the Faculty resources, timetabling and requirements)