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Course unit
INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN UNION COMPETITION LAW: SUPRANATIONAL REGULATION, ENFORCEMENT AND JUDICIAL PROTECTION
GIP6074817, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE (Ord. 2014)
GI0270, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track GENERICO - SEDE DI TREVISO [999TV]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN UNION COMPETITION LAW: SUPRANATIONAL REGULATION, ENFORCEMENT AND JUDICIAL PROTECTION
Website of the academic structure http://www.giurisprudenza.unipd.it
Department of reference Department of Public, International and Community Law
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch TREVISO
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge BERNARDO CORTESE IUS/13

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines IUS/13 International Law 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Students are required to have passed the exam of "Diritto internazionale"

Knowledge of EU Law and of International Law is a prerequisite
The classes are held in English. Active participation is required
Attendance of Legal English classes held by mother tongue teacher is highly recommended
Target skills and knowledge: The course intends to give participants the tools to understand the main features of International and EU rules on Competition Law, including the rules on decentralized Application of EU Competition Law at National level.
The course will as a matter of fact help students in mastering legal terminology of both EU and International Trade Law
Participants will gain the capability of applying legal principles studied in the actual case solving activity of an international and EU lawyer
Examination methods: Students actually attending classes will be required to discuss of the readings assigned during the course.
Students not taking part in the classes will be required to discuss the articles and materials collected in
B. Cortese, EU Competition Law. Between Public and Private Enforcement, Kluwer Law International, 2013
Moreover, for international competition law, students should read and discuss
M. Bode / ., Budzinski, Competing Ways Towards International Antitrust: the WTO versus the ICN, http://www.wiwi.uni-marburg.de/Lehrstuehle/VWL/WIPOL/Fodiskp.htm
and
E. Fox, The WTO First Antitrust Case - Mexican Telecom, Journal of International Economic Law 2006, 271-292
Bartók, C. and S. Miroudot (2008), “The Interaction amongst Trade, Investment and Competition Policies”, OECD Trade Policy Papers, No. 60, OECD Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/241467172568
Assessment criteria: Students are expected to understand how different systems of norms interact in setting up the regime of modern competition law
Students are moreover required to deal with case law, and to understand how international and EU legal texts are applied in the case in this particular field of law
Students are moreover required to explain and discuss with other students and with the teacher the texts assigned as readings
Course unit contents: A. EU Competition Law, between public an private enforcement
B. WTO (sparse) rules affecting competition law
C. International cooperation in competition law issues
D. Competition Law in Bilateral Investment Treaties and Regional Trade Agreements
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Participants will be asked to prepare classes by reading some materials assigned to them week by week, via the e-learning site of the course (to be found in elearning.unipd.it/giurisprudenza). Students will be required to actively participate in the discussion of the readings assigned during the course. Active participation is therefore a prerequisite for successfully attending the classes.
Students not taking part in the classes will be required to discuss the articles and materials collected in
B. Cortese, EU Competition Law. Between Public and Private Enforcement, Kluwer Law International, 2013
Moreover, for international competition law, students should read and discuss
M. Bode / ., Budzinski, Competing Ways Towards International Antitrust: the WTO versus the ICN, http://www.wiwi.uni-marburg.de/Lehrstuehle/VWL/WIPOL/Fodiskp.htm
and
E. Fox, The WTO First Antitrust Case - Mexican Telecom, Journal of International Economic Law 2006, 271-292
Bartók, C. and S. Miroudot (2008), “The Interaction amongst Trade, Investment and Competition Policies”, OECD Trade Policy Papers, No. 60, OECD Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/241467172568
Additional notes about suggested reading: Readings will be assigned through the e-learning site of the course (to be found in elearning.unipd.it/giurisprudenza)
Students not taking part in the classes will be required to discuss the articles and materials collected in
B. Cortese, EU Competition Law. Between Public and Private Enforcement, Kluwer Law International, 2013
Moreover, for international competition law, students should read and discuss
M. Bode / ., Budzinski, Competing Ways Towards International Antitrust: the WTO versus the ICN, http://www.wiwi.uni-marburg.de/Lehrstuehle/VWL/WIPOL/Fodiskp.htm
and
E. Fox, The WTO First Antitrust Case - Mexican Telecom, Journal of International Economic Law 2006, 271-292
Bartók, C. and S. Miroudot (2008), “The Interaction amongst Trade, Investment and Competition Policies”, OECD Trade Policy Papers, No. 60, OECD Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/241467172568
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • B. Cortese, EU Competition Law. Between Public and Private Enforcement. Aalphen an den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2014. Cerca nel catalogo