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Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Spring 2018-2019

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth introduction to competition law, with a particular emphasis on its basic notions and specific reasoning methods. Students will be encouraged to develop a critical assessment of competition policies both at the EU and national level. The course covers the main areas of competition law: anti-competitive agreements, abuses of a dominant position, merger control and State-aid law. There will be a strong emphasis on EU competition law, but French law will also be studied in detail.


  • BARBIER DE LA SERRE, Eric (Avocat)
  • LAVIN, Claire (Avocat)

Pedagogical format

The course consists of 12 classes of 2 hours each, comprising a period of lecture as well as discussions and practical exercises. Interaction during class is strongly encouraged.

Course validation

Evaluation will be based on an end-of-term examination of 4h (100%) including, in particular, a case study with weighting according to oral participation and student's involvement.


Readings will assigned for each class. The assignments will be mainly taken from Richard Whish's book.

Required reading

R. Whish and D. Bailey, Competition Law, 8th ed., Oxford University Press.