CLP16 Competition Litigation

CLP16 Competition Litigation

Overview

This subject covers the nature of competition law disputes. It looks at the regulatory environment (including the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission), and the strategies and major issues prior to and after commencement of competition litigation.

 

Outline

This subject will:

  • describe the statutory framework and enforcement regime for competition law disputes
  • analyse restrictive practices and the underlying economic principles
  • identify and discuss conduct that constitutes a contravention of s 18 or s 29 of the Australian Consumer Law
  • identify and discuss conduct that constitutes a contravention of industry-specific competition rules in the telecommunications industry, and
  • explore stategies in Australian Competition & Consumer Competition investigations and competition law litigation.

 

 

Objectives

This subject aims to provide you with the tools to formulate courses of action and to advise the client on strategy, risks, costs and success prospects in a competition law dispute.

At the end of this subject you will be able to:

  • explain the context of competition law and the issues giving rise to litigation in this area
  • explain the role of the specialist corporations lists and the regulatory environment (including the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission) in competition law disputes
  • identify and evaluate strategies in competition law litigation, and address major issues that arise in practice prior to the commencement of competition litigation
  • apply skills of analysis, problem solving and strategy to formulate courses of action in competition law disputes
  • evaluate dispute resolution options in a range of competition matters, and
  • advise the client on strategy, risks, costs and success prospects in a competition law dispute.

 

Availability

How to enrol

1. Download and read the Program Manual (PDF).
This document contains all the terms and conditions relating to your enrolment at The College of Law.

2. Decide on your program and initial subject/s

3. Enrol online

 

 

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