Competition law and economics

A.Y. 2018/2019
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course offers an introduction to EU antitrust law, covering the substantive aspects, the enforcement
mechanisms and the institutional interplay between EU and national jurisdictions. It includes an overview
of the basic notions and tools of economic analysis that are essential to understand the grounds and
reasons of the rules and their application. The course also aims at providing students with knowledge of
rules and case law within the context of the broader policy issues at stake
Expected learning outcomes
1. Knowledge and understanding. Students must demonstrate to have acquired a basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of Antitrust Law and the connected economic tools and methods.
2. Application capacity. Students must demonstrate to have acquired the ability to select, interpret and apply argumentatively the relevant bodies of laws to specific cases.
3. Making judgments. Students should be able to understand the scope and role of rules, enforcement mechanisms, institutions, and to have acquired the ability to draw conclusions on the issues raised on the basis of a reasoned analysis.
4. Skills in communication. Students must demonstrate the ability to express their knowledge with property of language.
5. Ability to learn. Students should have developed learning skills appropriate to continue their education with a high degree of autonomy.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
First semester
IUS/04 - BUSINESS LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Toffoletti Luca