Boston University School of Law

JD840 International Competition Law Research (S)


Would you like to research topics in international competition law and publish your research immediately? This course will offer you that opportunity. Students will choose subject matters to study and will write either a large report or several small reports within their subject areas. The reports will be uploaded to a website on international competition law ( as the semester progresses. Students taking this course can choose a country as a research area, or a topic in competition law (e.g., international variation in rules on tying), or some combination of both. Suggested Reading: Keith N. Hylton, Antitrust Law: Economic Theory and Common Law Evolution (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003). RESTRICTION: This course is limited to students who have taken antitrust law, are taking it concurrently, or who have permission of the instructor. **A student who fails to attend the initial meeting of a seminar (designated by an (S) in the title), or to obtain permission to be absent from either the instructor or the Registrar, may be administratively dropped from the seminar. Students who are on a wait list for a seminar are required to attend the first seminar meeting to be considered for enrollment.