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Economic Law

Code 12120
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Ciências Sociais e Jurídicas
Entry requirements None.
Mode of delivery theoretical and practical
Work placements not applicable
Learning outcomes This UC aims to familiarize students with the fundamental concepts of economic law, providing the future economist with the main references on the economy´s legal regulation at the national and community levels.
At the end of UC students should be able to understand the relationship between law and economics, explain the evolution, purpose and sources of economic law, characterize the Portuguese economic system at the light of the constitutional framework, identify the main EU institutions and their functions, explain the various freedoms and poured the TCE regime of competition within the Community and Portuguese, refer to the form of state intervention in the economy, identifying the economic and administration staff, explaining how the business sector consists of state and which modes of public regulation of the economy.
Syllabus Chapter I - INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS Chapter II - THE CONSTITUTION AND ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION Chapter III - COMMUNITY LEGAL ORDER Chapter IV - PROTECTION OF COMPETITION IN THE EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK AND COMPARISON WITH NATIONAL RULES Chapter V - INTERVENTION OF THE STATE IN THE ECONOMY: A PORTUGUESE ECONOMIC ADMINISTRATION, THE STATE AS A PRODUCER OF GOODS AND SERVICES AND AS GOVERNOR OF THE ECONOMY.
Main Bibliography SANTOS, António Carlos dos; GONÇALVES, Maria Eduarda; MARQUES, Maria Manuel Leitão, Direito Económico, Almedina, Coimbra, 2014 (7ª edição) SILVA, Germano Marques da Silva, Introdução ao estudo do direito, Universidade Católica Editora/Lisboa, 2015 (5ª edição) MONCADA, Luís Solano Cabral de, Direito Económico, Almedina, Coimbra, 2018 (7ª edição). FERREIRA, Eduardo Paz, Direito da Economia, Associação Académica da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa, Lisboa, 2004. CAMPOS, João Luiz da Mota de; Manual de direito europeu: o sistema institucional, a ordem jurídica e o ordenamento económico da União Europeia, Coimbra, Coimbra Editora, 2010. MARQUES, Maria Manuel Leitão, SOARES; Goucha, Concorrência. Estudos, Coimbra, Almedina, 2006. SILVA, Miguel Moura, Direito da Concorrência, Uma Introdução Jurisprudencial, Almedina, Coimbra, 2008. SILVA, Miguel Moura, O abuso de posição dominante na nova economia. Coimbra, Almedina, 2010.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria At the end of this unit the student should be able to master the fundamental concepts of economic law. To meet these objectives, it will be taught practical classes in which they begin to explain, the concepts of economic law, following its review, at which the students are being encouraged to participate,and to have the opportunity to promote and develop their reasoning ability. Finally, it will be discussed and solved many practical cases on the subject taught so that students have the possibility of applying the contents exposed to specific cases with the proper use of respective laws. Students can choose one of the followingt evaluations: a) continuou evaluation; b) or final exam. a) students are subject to two written tests, each worth 50% of the final grade of the curricular unit but the student cannot give more than 5 faults; b) students do just one final exam, informing the teatcher 15 days befor the exam, by email
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-15

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