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Competition Law and Policy
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021


5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This module will examine the competition law and policy framework in Singapore and will introduce students to the three pillars of the legal and regulatory framework: (i) the prohibition against anti-competitive agreements, (ii) the prohibition against abuses of market dominance, and (iii) the regulation of mergers and concentrations.

This reading requirements assigned for this module are "top heavy" - students should expect 80-90% of the entire 12 weeks' of reading to be done in the first 6-7 classes, when in-class quizzes based on these readings will be conducted. As such, students interested in taking this module are discouraged from also taking intensively-taught modules running during the first 6-7 weeks of the term.

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Course Convenor: A/P Burton Ong

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4064V / LL5064V / LL6064V / LLJ5064V

Contact Hours: 3-hr weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Written Assignment (2000 words) - 30%; Class Participation (includes group work project and in-class quizzes) - 30%; Final Exam {Closed-Book} - 40%

Preclusions: Students who have taken or are taking any basic Competition Law module in Singapore or while on a student-exchange programme abroad are precluded.

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.

Examination Date: Tuesday, 30 November 2021 (AM)

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