The rotterdam district court rejected an interim application to stay the proceedings in a damages claim pending the final judgment by the eu courts on the european commission's decision in the. Chapter 2 the application of eu competition law to the financial services sector: general issues 21 banking and insurance services: two faces of the same coin. Find out more about the llm international competition law & policy in the school of law at the university of glasgow, uk, international competition law & policy provides you with the opportunity to specialise in a vital area of law, which impacts on commerce across the globe the programme places the law in its economic and commercial context, through detailed coverage of us and eu law.
Eu competition law rules applicable to antitrust enforcement – general rules situation as at 1st july 2013 the texts which are reproduced in this booklet are also available on the internet. Both uk and eu competition law prohibit agreements, arrangements and concerted business practices which appreciably prevent, restrict or distort competition (or where this is the intended result) and which affect or may affect trade within the uk or the eu respectively. Application of competition law: exemptions and exceptions 2 arrangements such as specialization and rationalization agreements, and the development of product standards 3 generally speaking, exemptions tend to be broader in scope, as is the case with sectoral or industry.
/ an overview of the uk competition rules 3 2 inter-relationship with eu law 21 eu competition law is of critical importance to the interpretation and application of the uk. This national application poses various challenges for those concerned about the consistent application of eu competition law this edited collection provides an in-depth analysis of the most important limitations of, and the challenges concerning, the applicability of. The program aims to further develop the knowledge in european competition law & protection of intellectual property rights and gives the opportunity for networking of phd candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in phd studies. Over the years, the eu courts and the european commission have developed and applied a number of legal tests to determine whether eu competition rules could apply to non-eu firms, whose conducts may harm competition in the internal market, without infringing public international law. The llm in competition law programme offers you the opportunity to study the application of competition law in relation to different business phenomena, ranging from anti-competitive agreements and abusive dominance to mergers.
A tale of legal contortions: the extraterritorial application of eu competition law in the global economy: conclusion (5/5) this is the conclusion of a series of blog posts on the topic of the unilateral application of eu competition law beyond the confines of eu territory. Johannes safron, the application of eu competition law to the sharing economy, eu law working papers no 27, stanford-vienna transatlantic technology law forum (2018) this paper addresses the impacts of european competition law on the sharing economy and algorithmic pricing it. Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies competition law is implemented through public and private enforcement competition law is known as antitrust law in the united states for historical reasons, and as anti-monopoly law in china and russiain previous years it has been known as trade. Widely respected throughout europe and beyond, our llm in competition law will challenge and inspire you in equal measure leading policy makers, practitioners and academics are attracted to king’s throughout the year to address the most challenging questions about the theory and application of competition law and economics. This national application poses various challenges for those concerned about the consistent application of eu competition law this edited collection provides an in-depth analysis of the most important limitations of, and the challenges concerning, the.
Application of competition law by national courts national courts play a key role in the enforcement of european competition policy this section provides information on the application of antitrust and state aid law by national courts. The workshop aims at providing judges already dealing with competition cases with a deeper knowledge of the following topics: judicial review on antitrust decisions, the relationships between competition law and sector specific regulation, digital economy, competititon, innovation and inequalities, public and private antitrust enforcement. This practice note considers the application of eu competition law to insurance it explains how insurance agreements should be assessed individually under article 101(1) and article 101(3) of the treaty on the functioning of the european union summarises the application of the insurance block exemption regulation 267/2010 for the period up to 31 march 2017 and outlines the findings of the.
University college london offers an llm specialism in competition law courses cover topics including intellectual property rights, how competition law is enforced in the eu, an economic analysis of law and a comparative study of us antitrust law and eu competition law. Oxford university press is a department of the university of oxford it furthers the university's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Selected recent developments in the application of eu competition law to online platforms hein hobbelen, nima lorjé and aylin guenay1 section 1: introduction we all know that the rise of the worldwide web and ever growing technological sophistication. High court hands down important judgment on the extraterritorial application of the competition rules this week the high court struck out a €1 billion damages claim on the basis that, among other things, the sales in question did not generate a ‘sufficient eu connection’ to allow the conduct to be relied on as an infringement of the eu competition rules.
The llm in european competition and ip law is open to all applicants holding a bologna master’s degree in law or a degree that is deemed equivalent by the admissions commission (ie a 300 ects or 5 years educational programme in law. Enforcement of the eu competition rules 18 the principal enforcement agency for the eu competition rules is the european commission, through its directorate-general for competition (dg competition) based in brussels. Candidates who have been awarded the postgraduate diploma in eu competition law in the years 2016, 2017 or 2018 may apply to study for the masters degree students will obtain an ma if they achieve at least 50% in a 12,000 to 15,000 word dissertation. The cour d'appel found that bosman's claims required considering the legality of transfer rules under the labor and competition laws of the eu, and so made a reference to the ecj for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of articles 39, 81, and 82 of the eu treaty (previously 48, 85, and 86.
The vertical agreements practice note considers the application of eu competition law to vertical agreements vertical agreements are the most frequently encountered commercial agreement. Eu - competition law & shipping the maritime transport industry has been one of the last economic sectors to face the application of ec anti-trust rules which aim to promote the fair process of 5 editorial board,shipping&trade law,eu competition law and maritime sector,april2005,vol5,no3. 36 the court also points out that, as the general court found in paragraph 79 of the judgment under appeal, such a rule would excessively hamper the role of the commission in its task of supervising the proper application of eu competition law.