This course is an in-depth examination of competition law. It examines Part IV of the Competition and Consumer Act (formerly the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) (TPA), and the parallel state provisions of the Competition Code, including the provisions dealing with criminal liability for cartel conduct in some detail. The course does not address consumer protection. A prior knowledge of economics is not essential for this course.
Competition policy, including history, objectives and current proposals for amendment
Economic foundations including concepts of market, market power and competition
Cartel conduct, including both criminal and civil liability and other non-criminal collusion provisions
Misuse of market power
Vertical conduct: exclusive dealing and resale price maintenance
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