Overview Seminar

The Competition Law Overview Seminar is a one-day seminar taught by Professor Caron Beaton-Wells and Arlen Duke. It is designed to provide a general understanding of the competition law regime set out in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, with particular emphasis on the prohibitions contained in Part IV of the Act. It is ideal for those considering enrolment in one of the subjects in the Competition Law specialty of the Melbourne Law Masters program or in the Graduate Diploma in Competition Law or for those who practice in a related area incorporates competition issues. Principal topics include: the structure and purpose of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010; the key economic concepts of markets, competition and market power; mergers; cartels; misuse of market power; vertical restraints (non-price and price); access; enforcement and clearance, notification and authorisation.

The seminar is held in Melbourne once a year at the Melbourne Law School. It is also generally held once a year in one other State.

For more information on the Competition Law Overview, contact Arlen Duke.