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Interuniversity Certificate in Competition Law

2The Law and Economics of Cartel Agreements

Duration : 15 hours

Dates

Friday 13 October 2017, Friday 20 October 2017, Friday 27 October 2017

Credits

2 credits

Outline

This module will cover in particular the following topics :

1. Collusion and leniency in economic theory
2. Economic and historical background
of cartel enforcement
3. Types of cartel practices
4. Administrative procedure
5. The leniency programme
6. Fines and limitation periods
7. Parental liability and other imputability issues
8. Judicial review in cartel cases
9. The settlement procedure
10. International cooperation in cartel cases
11. Case studies

Venue

Each Friday the course will take place on the premises of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB), Rue Ravenstein 4, 1000 Brussels from 13.00 to 18.00. Sandwich lunch at 12.30

1 The Brussels School of Competition will ask registered participants to provide proof of their academic qualifications.

The concept of "LL.M." is here used as a generic term to refer to a specialised study programme taught in English which can only be undertaken by students holding an officially recognised academic degree in law and/or economics.

Cancellation policy
Only written cancellations addressed to Mr Charles Gheur (Brussels School of Competition, Rue des Sols , 1000 Bruxelles) shall be considered. Fees shall only be reimbursed where the participant’s place is cancelled at least 5 working days before the beginning of the module.

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