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Comparative Competition Law

Course ID
SL01001
Duration
10 Weeks
Course Director
Versha Vahini (Associate Dean & HOD, Faculty of Law, MRU)
Start Date
4th June, 2021
Course Coordinator
Shobhit Mohan
Fee Structure
INR 30000/- (Includes INR 1000/- Registration)
No. of Seats Available
40

Become conversant with the Competition Law in India, US and EU. Learn how to use economic rationale and practical aspects of law, to advise your company or client better.

The certificate course is a collaborative outcome of Suveeksha Eduskills & Bar and Bench. It is a ten-week online course, delivered via 60 hours of synchronous classes, webinars and interactive sessions.

The course is designed to take you through the comparative framework of Competition Law in India, US and EU, and the applicability in the Indian legal framework. The course will help you to understand and specialize in the Competition Law of India for legal practice and also for handling related management challenges in corporate and government sectors.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the legal framework on Competition Law in India, US and EU
  • Identify the legal principles and economic rationale of Competition Law
  • Apply the economic analysis and legal arguments to the competition law issues
Time Place Days Date Range  
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm              Online         3 days a week June 4, 2021 – August 13, 2021   

The Certificate Course in Comparative Competition Law is offered in collaboration with Bar and Bench. It brings together the experience and knowledge of leading professionals like Karan Chandhiok, Head Competition Law Practice at Chandhiok and Mahajan, Aparna Mehra, Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., Competition Law Practice at New Delhi, Rahul Sundaram, Senior Corporate Counsel (Litigation), Amazon Seller Service Pvt. Ltd., Rahul Singh, Associate Professor of Law, NLSIU Bangalore & Member of Network of Indian Competition Experts, Abhishek S. Baghel, Associate Partner at DSK Legal, New Delhi,  Avinash Sharma, Advocate-on-record, Supreme Court of India, Saattvic, Founding Partner, Sapient Econ, Economist Specializing in Competition Law, Regulation and Policy, and Sumit Jain, Senior Resident Fellow at Centre for Competition Law and Economics. The certificate course is curated by Versha Vahini,  Associate Dean and Head of Department, Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University.

The programme is aimed at providing in-depth understanding of the comparative competition law. It introduces the philosophy and concept of competition in economics and provides an overview of the underlying principles and legal frameworks in India, US and EU.

It delves into the anti-competition agreements and cartels in India, while analyzing the landmark cases for better understanding of the system. It explains the exceptions and immunities and also the systematic inquiry in the prevailing practice and procedures. The course also details the concepts of abuse of dominant position and the learnings from US and EU case laws.

The course will rely upon the decided cases and the authoritative writings and opinions along with experience and knowledge of leading practitioners and jurists to clarify the concepts, principles and law. It lays emphasis on interactive learnings and analysis for understanding the subject better.

The case is designed for young law professionals and law students who wish to explore the opportunities in the field of competition law. It is also very useful for the management professionals in corporate and government sector, who want to understand the issue for better management and decision making.

Distinguishing Features

100% Online Course

Shareable certificate

Synchronous Sessions

Workshop Format

Course videos and Readings

Practical quizzes

Intermediate level

Course structure and modules

The course in structured in ten modules, spread over ten weeks:

Introduction to Competition and Law

Anti-Competitive Agreements and Cartels in India

Cartels and International Framework

Exceptions and Immunities

Analysis and Assessment

Abuse of Dominant Position

Practical Aspects of Abuse of Dominant Position

International Framework on Abuse of Dominant Position

Merger Control 

Issues, Reforms and Way Ahead

How you study

This course by Suveeksha Eduskills & Bar and Bench is designed for the online mode of learning. The students will enroll on www.suveeskha.com and will be issued a login username and password after the receipt of prescribed fee.

The course shall be conducted over a period of ten weeks. There shall be three synchronous classes every week. Each class shall be of two hours duration, of which one and half hours is the interactive teaching -learning session with the teacher and the last half hour is for any clarifications, problem solving and assessments.

All synchronous classes will be recorded and will be available to the student for a period of six months from the date of enrollment.

The students will be provided study material by Suveeksha Eduskills. Following tools and techniques will be employed for teaching, analytical probe and assessment during the course.

RSQC2 (Recall, Summarize, Question, Connect and Comment)

Case Studies

Case Law

Focused Listening

Muddiest Point

Think – Pair – Share

Misconception and Preconception Check

Panel Discussion

Mental Status Questionnaire (MSQ)

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Concept Mapping

Background Knowledge Probe

Problem Recognition Tasks

Directed Paraphrasing

Process Analysis

Project Work

 

Learn from Experts

Suveeksha Eduskills aims at providing opportunity to its students to learn from the legends in relevant field. The students can interact with them in webinars, in class and also in hybrid meetings with options to attend either physically or virtually.

This course brings the knowledge, experience and wisdom of the following stalwarts in the area of competition law:

 

Karan Chandhiok, Head, Competition Law, Chandhiok and Mahajan

Aparna Mehra, Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., Competition Law Practice at New Delhi 

Rahul Sundaram, Senior Corporate Counsel (Litigation), Amazon India

Rahul Singh, Associate Professor of Law, NLSIU Bangalore & Member of Network of Indian Competition Expert

Abhishek S. Baghel, Associate Partner at DSK Legal, New Delhi

Avinash Sharma, Advocate-on-record, Supreme Court of India

Saattvic, Founding Partner, Sapient Econ, Economist Specialising in Competition Law, Regulation and Policy.

Sumit Jain,  Senior Resident Fellow at Centre for Competition Law and Economics 

Versha Vahini, Associate Dean and HOD, Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University and an Author of the book on Indian Competition Law, Published by Lexis Nexis

Become a Suveeksha Ambassador

Suveeksha ambassador shall be entitled to a fee amounting to 5% of the total value of the courses availed by students, who enroll using the unique coupon code allotted to the ambassador, subject to a referral of a minimum of four admissions in a course. The Suveeksha Ambassador shall additionally be entitled to enroll in a course for free, subject to a referral of a minimum of five admissions in a course.

Faculty Profile

Karan Chandhiok

Head, Competition Law pratice at Chandhiok & Mahajan. Ranked among Top 100 lawyers in India Business Legal Journal; listed in “40 under 40 in Global Competition Review 2020.

Rahul Singh

Associate Professor, NLSIU Bangalore & Member of Network of Indian Competition Experts.

 

Saattvic

Founding Partner, Sapient Econ, Economist Specialising in Competition, Regulation and Policy

Shobhit Mohan

Course Coordinator

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University

Aparna Mehra

Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.,  Competition Law Practice at New Delhi

Abhishek S. Baghel

Associate Partner at DSK Legal, New Delhi

Sumit Jain

Senior Resident Fellow at Centre for Competition Law and Economics

Rahul Sundaram

Senior Corporate Counsel (Litigation), Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd.

 

Avinash Sharma

Advocate-on-Record Supreme Court of India Chamber

Versha Vahini

Course Director

Associate Dean and HOD, Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University and Authur of the Book on Indian Competition Law, Published by Lexis Nexis