“Merger Control: Recent Developments and Digital Markets”, is a 5-week online course kicking off on 22 Feburary 2021. The course will provides expert insights into the most recent developments recorded in the field of merger control in digital markets.
The 5-week course provides expert insights into the most recent developments recorded in the field of merger control in digital markets. Throughout the course, you will learn about:
- Fundamentals of the M&As
- Challenges posed by market definition and the estimation of market power in multi-sided markets
- Main theories of harm in the digital economy (most commonly found in the context of horizontal, vertical, and conglomerate mergers)
- Merger notifications thresholds (from a comparative perspective)
- Killer acquisitions and the key role played by innovation
The online course is delivered on an online platform where participants can meet and interact with academics, who are outstanding experts in their field. Our training adopts a multidisciplinary approach, allowing everyone to gain a combination of theoretical and practical skills whilst promoting creative thinking.
Each module consists of dedicated reading materials, self-evaluation assessments, discussions, and an interactive live class to wrap-up the week. Recordings will be available shortly after each live class. Throughout the duration of the course, participants will be able to interact with each other and the instructors as well. At the end of the course, individual feedback will be provided to those participants who deliver the final assignment, i.e. short essay on a choice of topics related to the weekly modules, which represents a requirement for obtaining the Level 2 Certificate.
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