The course is structured in two parts. The first deals with the model of competition envisaged by the EU Treaties and the behavior of companies deemed to be detrimental to competition. The second deals with state interventions in favor of companies and their compatibility with EU law, with regard also to the issue of territorial social economic cohesion.
The European model of competition
The restrictive agreements of the competition
Abuse of a dominant position
Concentrations between companies
Control over anti-competitive behavior of companies
The concept of state aid to companies and the related derogations
Cohesion policy and its implementation
M. LIBERTINI, Diritto della concorrenza dell'Unione europea, Giuffrè Editore, Milano 2014.
O. PORCHIA, Commento sub artt.174-178, in A. Tizzano (ed.), Trattati dell'Unione Europea, Milano 2014