Module 8

Module 8: Recent Developments in Competition Law

(4 a.h.¹)

Outline of Course Contents

1. Enforcement Priorities & Policy Developments

2. Article 101 TFEU Developments

a. Cartels (infringement decisions /settlements / appeals: mainly parental liability and standard of proof)

b. Horizontal and Vertical Agreements

3. Article 102 TFEU Developments

a. Pending investigations

b. Commitment decisions

c. Pricing abuses

4. Procedural Developments

a. Payment of Fines

b. Rights of Defence

c. Due Process

d. Cartel Parallel Investigations

5. Access to Documents & Private Damages Actions

6. EU Courts – New Developments

7. Prospects for the Year Ahead

¹ a.h. = academic hour (50 minutes)