MV734K Legal Protection of Competition I

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. JUDr. Josef Bejček, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Kamil Nejezchleb, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Robert Neruda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Michal Petr, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. David Raus, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. JUDr. Josef Bejček, CSc.
Department of Commercial Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Vladimíra Vraná
Supplier department: Department of Commercial Law - Faculty of Law
very good command of English
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/25, only registered: 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • Law (programme PrF, PR_)
  • Law (programme PrF, M-PPV)
Course objectives
Gaining the very newest and updated information on developments in Czech, European and US competition law. Training some practical skills needed in the contact with antitrust authorities. Insight into the last decision making of the European Commission and ECJ. Training of legal writings related to antitrust, designing of compliance programmes. Lectures will be conducted in English. Some materials will be available only in English version as well. Final thesis will be delivered in English.
  • 1)Private and public competition law 2)European and national competition law 3)More economic approach in the protection of competition 4)Relevant market 5)Agreements distorting competition 6) dtto, part II 7)Abuse of dominant position 8) dtto, part I, intellectual property rights and competition 9) Abuse of economic dependence 10) Foundations of merger control 11)Merger control - proceeding. Competition in regulated industries 12)Final meeting, assessment
  • Další aktuální doporučené časopisecké a internetové prameny v českém nebo anglickém jazyce.
  • Bejček, Neruda, Petr, Raus: Competition Law in the Czech republic, Wolters Kluwer, The Netherlands, 2014, ISBN 9789041158796
  • BEJČEK, Josef, Robert NERUDA, Michal PETR and David RAUS. Competition Law in the Czech Republic. 1st ed. Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2015. 230 pp. Law and Business. ISBN 978-90-411-5879-6. info
  • The EU law of competition. Edited by Jonathan Faull - Ali Nikpay - Deirdre Taylor. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. ccxxxiii,. ISBN 9780199665099. info
  • RAUS, David and Andrea ORŠULOVÁ. Zákon o ochraně hospodářské soutěže. Komentář (The Law on Protection of Competition. Comments). 1st ed. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2014. 666 pp. Komentáře Wolters Kluwer. ISBN 978-80-7478-470-5. info
  • ROSE, Vivien. European community law of competition. 1st pub. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. lxviii, 40. ISBN 9780199639694. info
  • BEJČEK, Josef. Soutěžní politika a fúze v evropském kontextu (Competition Policy and Mergers in European Context). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 389 pp. Acta Universitatis Brunensis Iuridica 366. ISBN 978-80-210-5067-9. info
  • JONES, Alison and B. E. SUFRIN. EC competition law : text, cases, and materials. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. cxi, 1303. ISBN 0199269971. info
Teaching methods
lectures, homework, working on semester papers, case studies, using e-learning methods
Assessment methods
Closing the coures by a colloquium based on a a written thesis in the extent of approx. 20 pages. The level of application of legal norms will be assessed, and the work with resources, understanding of the problem and proposals how to solve it as well. The extent of the lectures : 12x 2 hours. Preceding home study work inevitable.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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