USA ANTITRUST LAW

LAW5UAT

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore the objectives and origins of Antitrust Law and the institutional framework and enforcement pattern. In the subject students will investigate the limits of Antitrust law, market structure and the problem of monopoly power, competitor collaboration on price fixing, and division of markets.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTrade RegulationPrescribedHandler, Pitofsky, Goldschmid and Wood6TH EDITION, FOUNDATION PRESS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Week 50-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 50 - 51
Five 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 50 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Class Participation10
one 6,000-7,000-word take home examination90