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Summer Abroa 2017 Class Descriptions

Global Antitrust: Principles and Selected Applications - London (LWYL537)

Instructor(s): Roy Hoffinger

3 credit(s), Standard Letter Graded
Concentration(s): International Law, LLM in International Law

More than 100 national or regional governments worldwide have adopted antitrust ("competition") laws, affecting all businesses participating in global markets. This course will explore the common principles underlying these laws, as well as the many differences in principle and application. It will be taught by one of the few practicing attorneys who has litigated to completion antitrust cases before government agencies in China, Europe, South Korea and Japan in addition to the U.S. The course will provide a "real world" perspective by covering the interaction of substantive law, agency process and other forces resulting in particular outcomes.