Faculty of Law

HUK 468 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Competition Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 468
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Course objectives are to understand the functioning of competition law in national and international platforms and to comprehend the importance of the competition for economic life.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to study national and international sources of competition law
  • Will internalize the notion of competition with economic and legal dimensions
  • Will have comprehensive knowledge about Turkish, European Union and American Competition regulations
  • Will apprehend the application field of competition law and especially the 'effect principle'
  • Will understand the definitions and conclusions of collusion and abuse of dominant position
  • Will apprehend the relationship between intellectual property law and competition law
  • Will have information about wrongful act to Competition Code
Course Content Comparative competition law, US and EU competition law, abuse of dominant position, conditions affecting competition, vertical and horizontal limitation of competitions, cartels and monopols, merger and acquisitions, transparency.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Notion of competition, sources of competition law, retained interest and constitutional principles Recommended sources
2 Law on the Protection of Competition, its application field, principles of de minimis and rule of reason Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
3 Undertaking, association of undertakings and related market Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
4 Types of competition restricting collusions, concerted practices Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
5 Vertical agreements, distribution in terms of competition law, exclusive distributorship agreement, agency agreement Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
6 Notions of immunity and negative clearance, types, differences, conclusions and effect on jurisdiction Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
7 General review for midterm exam Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
8 Midterm Exam
9 Abuse of dominant position and its legal conclusion Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
10 Acquisition and merging in competition law and superivision Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
11 Intellectual property rights and competition law Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
12 Administration, functioning and authorities of competition board Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
13 Criminal effects of wrongful act to Law on the Protection of Competition Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
14 Private law effects of wrongful act to Law on the Protection of Competition Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
15 General review for the final exam Recommended sources and notes from preceding week
16 Review of the semester Recommended sources and notes from preceding week

 

Course Textbooks Richard Whish: Competition Law, 2008.
References Barry Rodger: Competition Law and Policy in the EC and UK, 2008; Yılmaz Aslan: Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, Bursa 2010; Cevdet İlhan Günay: Rekabet Kanunu Şerhi, Ankara 2010

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
25
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
35
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
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
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
7
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
15
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
    Total
119

 

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

Intermediate 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

 


 

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