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LAW7278 - Comparative competition law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law

Leader: Associate Professor John Duns


City (Melbourne) Term 1 2008 (Day)


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.


This subject 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.


Research Assignment (3,750 words): 50%. Take Home Examination (3,750 words): 50%.

Contact hours

Mixed mode

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