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Advanced Certificate Course in Competition Law & Policy (25% Discount: Use Code CL25)

Course Summary

Fees : Rs 3,999/-(including all taxes)
Duration : 6 months
Next Batch : June 01, 2017
Effort : 1-2 Hours per Week

Last Date to Apply
June 01, 2017

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Total Enrollments : 19 Students

About this course

The importance of Competition law can be understood by the fact that over the past six years, the CCI has investigated about 600 companies for their anti-competitive behaviour and has imposed penalties worth about INR 14,000 cr (approximately US$ 2.2 billion) on about 400 companies. This Course offers a unique opportunity to learn the practical implications of Indian Competition Regime. It will also help students and working professionals to get into competition law community in public & private companies, law firms, consulting firms, research & think tank organizations.

This course will firstly cover the fundamental principles of competition law and then will also discuss some of the advance concepts in detail. We will examine cartels, vertical and horizontal agreements, joint ventures, abuse of dominance and mergers and acquisitions (combinations), IP & Competition law interface, economics of Competition law etc.

Economic or legal background is not a prerequisite for this course. Even the first year students can pursue this course.

What you will learn

  • An Overview of the Competition Act, 2002
  • How to file information / initiate proceedings before Competition Commission of India
  • Functional understanding of Anti-Competitive Agreements (Cartels, Bid rigging, vertical agreements, exclusive distribution and supply arrangements, Re-sale and discriminatory pricing etc.)
  • What is Abuse of Dominant Position and its practical implications with mastery in basic concepts like Relevant market, Assessment of Dominance and Examination of Abuse of Dominance practices: Excessive pricing, unfair terms and conditions, refusal to deal, predatory pricing etc.
  • Role of Competition regime in Mergers and Acquisitions (Notice filling, threshold and other requirements & practical tips in filling and getting approval)

Meet the Faculty

Recommended Background

The course is suitable for candidates interested in acquiring sound theoretical understanding and practical skills in the area of competition law. However, this program is highly recommend for:

• Law students desirous of specialising in Competition Law
• Practicing Advocates, In-house Counsels, Economists, CA, CS, CWA, Businessmen and Entrepreneurs
• Officials working in Government Departments, Regulatory Authorities and Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs)

Special Features of this Course

  • Internships in prominent Law Firms and Companies to Top 25% Students of the Course.
  • Designed after extensive Consultation with the prominent names in the field of Competition Law.
  • All lectures are delivered by working professionals.
  • Most exhaustive and comprehensive programme on Competition Law currently available in India.
  • On regular intervals, Live Sessions with the Faculty Members.
  • All Assignments and Examinations can be submitted online through our proprietary Learning Management System (LMS). Students are not required to attend any Physical or Contact Classes.

Examination Pattern and Certification

In order to receive the Certification, the Participants need to complete the whole Course and score at least 50% marks in Final Assessment.

The questions in the Final Assessment will be a combination of subjective and multiple choice questions (single answer and multiple answers). Participants will be given three hours in toto to attempt the Final Assessment. However, every question in the Examination will have a fixed allotted time, within which the Participant will have to submit the answer for that particular question. The surplus time in attempting any question will not be carried forward to other questions.

If there is some error with the internet connection or the computer Participant is using, he / she will be able to resume the Assessment from the same question at any later point of time. However, this feature can only be availed up to three times by the Participants.

Unlike typical examinations, the Final Assessment at the end of this Course will not be conducted on a fixed date, time or place. Final Assessment will be online and can be taken by the Participants from anywhere. First Attempt of the Final Examination can be taken by the Participants on any date between 4th and 6th Month from the Start of the Batch as per their convenience.

The results of the Examination will be communicated to the Participant within one week of the successful completion of the Final Examination.

If the Participant gets more than 50% marks in this attempt, he/she will be awarded with a digital certificate of completion of the Course. If the Participant scores more than 75% in the first attempt, a special mention of Distinction will also be made in the certificate.

If the Participant fails to clear the examination in first attempt, they will be provided with two more attempts. The link to second attempt will be available to Participants immediately after the link of First Attempt expires i.e., 6 Months from the starting date of the Batch. The second attempt will be available to Participants for a period of next 1 Month. Similarly, the Participants will also get a Third Attempt, the link if which will be activated, 7 Months from starting of the Batch and will be available to the Participants for a period of next 1 Month. Participants will have a lifetime access to this Course and will get three attempts in eight months, to pass the Final Examination, which can be available to them as per the Schedule mentioned above.

The Digital Certificate of Course Completion will be sent to the Participants by E-mail.

Syllabus

  1. Principles and foundations of Indian Competition law
  2. Understanding & Application of Anti-Competitive Agreements
  3. Abuse of Dominant Position: Definition, understanding and practical implications
  4. Regulation of Combinations (Merger and Acquisitions): Filing and approval
  5. The CCI: Duties, Powers and Functions: Procedure rules in CCI and DG office
  6. Economics of Competition Law
  7. Interface between IPR and Competition Law
  8. Case Studies on all modules

Detailed Syllabus: Click Here

Sample Lecture

FAQs


Q. What will be the nature of course offered?

The Course offered by us will be completely online in nature.


Q. Is there any requirement of physical or contact classes?

Participants are not required to attend any Physical or Contact classes.


Q. Can I take this course from anywhere?

Yes, Participants can take this course from anywhere. They just need to have a computer and working internet connection.


Q. Do I have to attend the lectures at a particular time?

All the contents related to the Course will be available online and the Participants can attend the lectures anytime convenient to them. However, on periodic intervals Live Sessions will also be conducted by Faculty Members, dates for which will be announced in advance. If the Participants miss any Live Session, they can still watch the recorded version of the same.


Q. If I have examinations or internships and I am not able to attend the Lectures for few weeks then how can I make up for missed lectures?

All Courses offered by us are self-paced and they can be accessed by the Participants as per their convenience. If any Participant lags behind for few weeks, they can easily makeup with very little extra effort.


Q. Can I enroll for more than one Course?

Yes, Participants can enroll for as many courses as they like. As there is very little effort required for the course per week, they can easily handle more than one course.


Q. What is the complete admission process?

Participants first need to register themselves on the website and then they can enroll into different courses by clicking on the ENROLL NOW button. If the course is paid, Participant will receive an e-mail with detailed payment instructions.

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Q. What are the modes of payment for the course?

The payment can be made by the Participant by the means of Pay U Money(your payment will be coverd by Pay U Money Buyer Protection), Online Transfer (NEFT), demand draft/Cheque or by physical deposit of money in the concerned account.


Q. What browsers are suitable to visit Fusion Law School’s website?

Our website works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer (version 9 and above).


Q. Can I access the course on smartphone or tablet computer?

At this time, our website does not fully support access with mobile devices. While most of the components of your courses will function in a mobile browser, some contents may have some problem. Thus, it is best to access the Courses offered by us using a Personal Computer.


Q. What is the mode of teaching or the teaching methodology followed in this course?

After enrollment, Participants will be allowed to use our Proprietary Online Learning Management System (LMS), wherein they will have access to Video lectures, reading material, Notes, Standard drafts prepared by our Faculty Members. After every Module, Participants have to attempt or submit the Assignments or Quizzes. Participants also have an opportunity to attend Live Sessions conducted from time to time (on Saturdays or Sundays) for clarification of their doubts and queries.


Q. What is the procedure related to Examination and Issue of Certificate?

After the completion of the course, Participant will be required to take an online examination, which will be a combination of multiple choice questions and subjective questions. The Participants who score the minimum marks required to pass the examination will then be provided with a certificate (digital or physical depending on the course).


Q. If I do not pass in the exam in first attempt, can I take the examination again?

Examination link will be available to Participants for a period of time. If the Participant is unable to clear the examination in their first attempt, the next examination link will be available as soon as the first link expires. Participants can take re-attempt after the new link is activated. However, Participants need to clear the examination in total of three attempts.

Advisory Board

Disclaimer:

The Members of Advisory Board are associated with Fusion Law School only in an advisory capacity and their views are personal in nature. They don’t have financial or other interests in Fusion Law School and don’t exercise any control over the day to day Management of Fusion Law School.