Competition Law(HUK446)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK446 Competition Law 8 2 0 0 2 1
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Sıtkı Anlam ALTAY (Email)
Objective Competition Law is a dynamic legal field that is steadily developing and influencing all sections of Private Law. The aim of the course is to inform the students who will deal with both Private Law and Public Law, how the competition system functions and how legal regulations with mixed character are applied. For this purpose, aside from the pluralistic legal mechanisms of Competition Law, the relation with various legal disciplines is also emphasized.
Content Basic concepts of competition law, private legal regime specific to enterprise, market, restrictive agreements theory, vertical agreements, concerted practices, abuse of dominant position, intensification and compensation.
Course Learning Outcomes is to ensure that the students of this course have the capacity to take into consideration the dynamics of Competition Law whenever they deal with a concrete legal problem in any field of law. In particular, it is aimed that the students who will work in the field of Private Law will meet the basic concept of Competition Law in order to analyze the legal effects of the contracts and the unfairness of the economic unfair facts.
Teaching and Learning Methods Theoretical lectures, supported by European Commission and Competition Board decisions.
References Richard Wish, Competition Law, 5th edition, 2009, UK; Guven Pelin Rekabet Hukuku, Ankara 2008, Yılmaz Aslan, Rekabet Hukuku, 6. Bası, Ankara 2017.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Main Concepts
2 Enterprise
3 Market
4 Theory of Competition Restrictions
5 Appearance Forms of Restrictive Agreements
6 Vertical Agreements
7 Concerted Practices I
8 Concerted Practices II
9 Abuse of Dominant Position I
10 Abuse of Dominant Position II
11 Fundamental Principles on the Control of Concentrations
12 Types of Concentration
13 Financial Criteria
14 Compensation Claims Specific to Competition Law
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 50
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 50
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 0 0 0
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 4 4
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 4 4
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 36
Total Workload / 25 1,44
Credits ECTS 1
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