Interuniversity Certificate in Competition Law

6The Law and Economics of Abuse of Dominance

Duration : 13,5 hours


Friday 31 January 2020, Friday 7 February 2020, Friday 14 February 2020


2 credits


This module will cover in particular the following topics :

1. Dominance
2. History of article 102 TFEU – Exploitation v. Exclusion
3. The effects-based approach
4. The concept of abuse, general considerations
5. Predatory pricing
6. Rebates
7. Refusal to deal
8. Margin squeezes
9. Price discrimination
10. Tying/bundling
11. Abuse of collective dominance
12. Other abusive practices
13. Case studies


Each Friday the course will take place on the premises of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB), Rue Ravenstein 4, 1000 Brussels from 13.30 to 18.00.

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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