Checking date: 19/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Legal regime of regulators: organization, powers and judicial control
Master in Law of Regulated Sectors (Plan: 311 - Estudio: 294)


Department assigned to the subject: Public State Law Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 5.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Which indicate the Study plan
That students can communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and rationale underpinning to specialists and non-specialists in a clear and unambiguous That students possess learning skills that enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous. Develop knowledge on the various legal adviser views the functioning of regulatory agencies -Know Identify conflicts of interest and knowledge of the techniques applied to the resolution by the regulatory agencies Differentiate the activities of competition authorities and regulators To know and evaluate the various legal problems arising in the judiciary in relation to regulatory agencies and responsibilities of the directors of those agencies Differentiate the different skills that have attributed regulators Develop a specific level of knowledge of the regulatory framework for matters affecting regulators -Know Develop jobs that allow students to acquire the ability to integrate various contributions towards a common objective with regard to regulatory agencies
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Program I. Origin and evolution of regulatory agencies II.- liberalization processes and the role of regulatory agencies III Features and powers of regulatory bodies IV.- Organization and Operation of the Regulatory agencies V. The control of regulatory agencies VI.- Working regulators agencies
Learning activities and methodology
TRAINING ACTIVITIES Individual work for the study of developed and provided by the teacher theoretical and practical materials. Theoretical and practical classes. Tutorials. Team work. TEACHING METHODS -Exhibitions In class with teacher support and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of matter are developed and the literature is provided to supplement student learning. -Read Critique of recommended by the teacher of the subject texts: newspaper articles, reports, manuals and / or academic papers, either for later discussion in class, either to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject. -Resolution Of practical cases, problems, etc. posed by the teacher individually or in groups. Exhibition and discussion in class or in the virtual forum of the subject, under the moderation of teacher issues related to the content of matter, as well as case studies. -Production Of papers and reports individually or in group -Read Of theoretical and practical developed and provided by the teacher in the virtual learning platform educational materials.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • BETANCOR RODRIGUEZ A.. Indepent Agencies . TECNOS. 1994
  • CARLOS RUIZ, Matilde . Spanish National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) . Civitas Thomson reuters . 2014
  • DEL GUAYO CASTIELLA, Iñigo . Regulation. Marcial Pons. 2017
  • PAREJO ALFONSO L. Regulation, administration and supervision of energy. Revista Tachirense de Derecho, Nº. 20, . 2009
  • PAREJO ALFONSO, L. Surveillance and administrative supervision. tirant lo blanch. 2015
  • RALLO LOMBARTE, A.. The constitutionality of independent agencies. Tecnos, Madrid. 2002
  • VVAA. Regulation Law. IUSTEL. 2010
  • VVAA T QUADRA SALCEDO. The silent in independent agencies . TIRANT LO BLANCH. 2011
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • ALVADOR MARTÍNEZ, M.. Autoridades independientes. Un análisis comparado de los Estados Unidos, el Reino Unido, Alemania, Francia y España. Ariel. 2002
  • Andrés Betancor Rodríguez. Puertas giratorias: regulación y control; La corrupción en España: ámbitos, causas y remedios jurídicos . ISBN 978-84-16652-08-2, . 2016
  • BETANCOR RODRIGUEZ, A. Las Administraciones Independientes. TEcnos. 1994
  • LAGUNA DE PAZ. ¿Regulación, Externalización de actividades Administrativas y Autorregulación¿. . En VVAA: Revista de Administración Pública. Núm. 185. Mayo-agosto (2011). Pp. 89-112.. 2011
  • MUÑOZ MACHADO. ¿Los principios del Derecho de la Regulación: La Actividad de las Agencias y su control¿. Revista General de Derecho Administrativo. Núm 20. . Pp. 1-30.. 2009
  • ORTIZ LAVERDE S. Entre regulación y competencia: revisión institucional de la Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia CNMC TESIS DOCTORAL. UCM. 2014
  • POMED SÁNCHEZ, L. A.. «Fundamento y naturaleza jurídica de las administraciones indepen- dientes». RAP , 1993, núm. 132, p. 117-169; B. 1993
  • ¿SALA ARQUER. ¿Organismos de supervisión y regulación: balance y perspectivas de futuro¿. Asamblea. Revista Parlamentaria de la Asamblea de Madrid. Nº 24. 2011
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