Law and Economics of Competition – Martin Martinez (ULB) – 3 ECTS
Learning Objectives :
The course seeks to enable the students to understand the basic legal and economic concepts underpinning competition law. The course seeks to allow students to understand how the basic principles of competition law would apply to real-life type of situations.
Learning Outcomes :
At the end of the course, students will be able to understand how the basic principles of competition law apply to real-life type of situations.
Methods of teaching :
Students will receive in advance a hand-out outlining the main points of the course, as well as a reading list including relevant case-law and textbooks. They are required to read the materials in advance in order to discuss the issues in class. Classes are intended to be highly interactive.
Course requirements and grading :
Participation in class is highly recommended in order to enable students to understand the rules of the internal market. There will be an open book exam, to which students can bring any case-law, legislation and textbooks. The exam will consist of one or more of problems, which students need to address by applying the basic principles of competition law.
Academic Integrity :
Students are expected to abide by all MEUS academic rules. In particular, any evidence of plagiarism or cheating will be sanctioned by a 0/20 at the exam