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