HUK 562 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Competition Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 562
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives To examine competition law founded on regulations that ensure the implementation of the balanced and uniform competition system based on a free market economy
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will comprehend the notion of competition, concerted actions, restrictive and prohibitive agreements and basic notions such as abuse of dominant position.
  • Will comprehend the Law On The Protection Of Competition No. 4054; the code’s purpose which emphasizes the need of regulation in product and service market.
  • Will obtain information about controlling and prevention of enterprise’s abuse of dominant position.
  • Will understand the terms of exemption, individual exemption, and group exemption
  • Will have information about enterprises and associations of enterprises in Competition Law
  • Will be aware of the sanctions in violation of Competition
  • Will be able to solve the problems on Competition Law
Course Content Competition, Concerted Action, Abuse of Dominant Position

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction and requirements Syllabus
2 The notion of competition and other similar concepts Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Introduction; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-General Information on Competition Law; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Competition in General and General Concepts
3 Related information about Law on the Protection of Competition Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Requirements for the Law and implementation; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-Introduction to the Competition Law and Sources of the Competition Law; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Introduction to Competition Law and General Concepts
4 Covenants not to compete and the concerted actions Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Covenants not to Compete and the Concerted Actions; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-Covenants Among Undertakings, Association Decisions and Concerted Actions; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Covenants, Concerted Actions and Association Decisions.
5 Concerted practice and presumption of concerted practice Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Covenants not to Compete and the Concerted Actions; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-Covenants Among Undertakings, Association Decisions and Concerted Actions; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Covenants, Concerted Actions and Association Decisions
6 Undertakings and associations of undertakings in the competition law Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Covenants not to Compete and the Concerted Actions; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-Covenants Among Undertakings, Association Decisions and Concerted Actions; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Covenants, Concerted Actions and Association Decisions
7 Exemptions in competition law Lecture Notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Exemptions; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-Exemptions and Negative Clearance; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Exemptions
8 Midterm exam
9 Vertical and horizontal agreements Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Covenants not to Compete and the Concerted Actions, The Abuse of Dominant Position; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-Covenants Among Undertakings, Association Decisions and Concerted Actions, The Abuse of Dominant Position; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Covenants, Concerted Actions and Association Decisions, The Abuse of Dominant Position.
10 The abuse of dominant position Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-The Abuse of Dominant Position; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-The Abuse of Dominant Position; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-The Abuse of Dominant Position
11 Mergers and acquisitions Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-Mergers and Acquisitions; Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı-Nurkut İnan-Mergers and Acquisitions
12 The sanctions of the violation of competition Lecture notes; Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri-İ. Yılmaz Aslan-The Sanctions of the Violation of Competition; Rekabet Hukuku-Pelin Güven-Decisions of Competition Board about Violations and Sanctions and Effects of the Violation in Private Law
13 Practical case study “Forever: De Beers and U.S. Antitrust Law” case
14 Presentations-1 Lecture notes and relevant sections from other sources
15 Presentations-2 Lecture notes and relevant sections from other sources
16 FINAL EXAM

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Aslan, İ. Yılmaz: Rekabet Hukuku: Teori - Uygulama – Mevzuat, 5th ed., Bursa, 2017; Aslan, İ. Yılmaz: Rekabet Hukuku Dersleri, 5th ed., Bursa, 2015; Güven, Pelin: Rekabet Hukuku, Ankara, 2008; İnan, Nurkut / Piker, Mehmet B.: Rekabet Hukuku El Kitabı, Ankara, 2007.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
15
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
46
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
25
Final Exam
1
30
    Total
225

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 To consolidate the ability of interpretation of events on the basis of legal principles by analytical thinking in the field of private law. X
2 The acquisition of knowledge on private law and its sub-disciplines. X
3 To generate new information putting together the knowledge of various disciplines with theoretical and applied ones that are gained from expert level of private law. X
4 To have the ability for utilizing theoretical and applied knowledge gaining from expert level of private law on the analysis of the problems. X
5
To be able to interpret with a critical point of view by making connection between legal concepts, institutions and methods.
X
6 To be able to convey the expert level of knowledge and equipment that will be possessed on private law and its sub-disciplines effectively verbally and in writing. X
7 To be able to solve legal disputes, particularly those brought before the judicial bodies. X
8 To be able to have effective communication skills. X
9 To pursue social, scientific and ethical values during the processing and evaluation of knowledge. X
10 To be able to conduct an independent study that requires specialty in the field of private law and about its sub-disciplines. X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest