COMPETITION LAW:
Competition Law
Chair of Commercial Law and Company Law
Competition Law
Study: Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
Code: 61300
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Siniša Petrović
prof. dr. sc. Petar Miladin
prof. dr. sc. Hrvoje Markovinović
prof. dr. sc. Nina Tepeš
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Jasminka Pecotić Kaufman - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 20. 04. 2020.
  • 01. 06. 2020.
  • 15. 06. 2020.
  • 29. 06. 2020.
  • 31. 08. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Competition Law Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
4.0 61300
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Siniša Petrović

Tuesday 8-9

Trg Republike Hrvatske 14, room 68
prof. dr. sc. Petar Miladin Trg Republike Hrvatske 14, room 54/II
prof. dr. sc. Hrvoje Markovinović Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 307/III
prof. dr. sc. Nina Tepeš

Tuesday, 9,00 – 10,00

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 306/III
Lecturer Consultations Location
izv. prof. dr. sc. Jasminka Pecotić Kaufman (Lectures)
Literature
Butorac Malnar, V., Pecotić Kaufman, J., Petrović, S.; Pravo tržišnog natjecanja; Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (2013), str. cijela knjiga
Liszt M.; Pravno uređenje državnih potpora u RH; Pravo u gospodarstvu 43 (2004), 4 (2004), str. 260-290
Zakon o zaštiti tržišnog natjecanja (NN, br. 79/2009, 80/2013);
Uredba o načinu i kriterijima utvrđivanja mjerodavnog tržišta (NN, br. 9/2011);
Zakon o državnim potporama (NN, br. 47/2014);
Propisi s: http://www.aztn.hr i http://ec.europa.eu/competition/index_en.html;
Šoljan Vedran; Diskriminacija u cijenama kao oblik ograničavanja tržišnog natjecanja: I.dio; Hrvatska pravna revija 3 (2003), 2 (2003), str. 34-49
Šoljan Vedran; Diskriminacija u cijenama kao oblik ograničavanja tržišnog natjecanja: II.dio; Hrvatska pravna revija 3 (2003), 3 (2003), str. 37-50
Description
Competition Law is a course, which deals with Croatian and European competition law. Main substantive areas of competiton law are prohibited agreements between undertakings, abuse of dominant position and concentrations. The course also explains the procedural and institutional aspects of competition law, such as the role of national and European competition authorities. The course encompasses the law of state aids.
Exam dates
20. 04. 2020.
01. 06. 2020.
15. 06. 2020.
29. 06. 2020.
31. 08. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to:

- define the concept and purpose of competition law

- identify sources of competition law

- describe historical development of competition law

- recognise competition authorities

- explain the concept of relevant market

- discuss prohibited agreements and consequences of such agreement

- explain the concept and consequences of monopolistic operation and concentrations

- name bodies that ensure free market competition

- discuss state subsidies

- explain the influence of economic theories on the qualification of certain violation of market competition rules

Application

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to:

- apply relevant legal rules and institutes;

- interpret the role of competition law on economy as a whole:

- independently use regulations from the area of competition law;

- conduct an independent research in order to find the most appropriate soluction in a concrete situation

Analysis

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to:

- distinguish between public law and private law protection;

analyse concepts of market force and relevant market;

- categorise different types of restriction of market competition through cartels;

differentiate manifestations of forbidden agreements (horizontal and vertical), abuse of leading position and concentration;

- examine concepts of forbidden agreement, abuse of market position and forbidden entrepreneurial concentration

Synthesis

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to:

- recommend to the damaged client concrete measures of protection from illegal entrepreneurial activity;

- formulate measures of protection of market competition that can be taken by competent regulators;

- construct hypothetical cases of violation of market competition

Evaluation

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to:

- assess Croatian competition law in the context of the competiton law of the EU;

- compare competition law in a narrower sense with related areas - regulation of netwrok industries and state subsidies;

- judge what is the role of competition law on economy as a whole;

- assess what subjective rights competition law ensures to entrepreneurs;

- compare procedural and substantive law stipulations of competition law;

- estimate the role of national agencies and regulators with regard to appropriate bodies on EU level;

- evaluate the relation between different forms of violation of market competition, i.e. to what extent do certain violations overlap;

- estimate the influence of economic theories on the qualification of a certain violation of market competition.

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to

- present their attitudes orally and in writing

- discuss topics of competition law in English

- write professional papers using basic scientific instruments

- apply economc theories in order to qualify breaches of competition law

- use IT to present their conclusions

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

1. In the stage of preparation of teaching materials, realisation of learning outcomes is monitored through benchmarking,

2. In the stage of implementation of teaching program outcomes are controlled by monitoring attendance and reactions of students,

3. Stuidents may address the teacher personally or via e-mail

4. After the implementation, learning outcomes are tested at an oral examination