Checking date: 13/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Protection of competition in the transport and postal service sectors
Master in Law of Regulated Sectors (Plan: 311 - Estudio: 294)

Coordinating teacher: FORTES MARTIN, ANTONIO

Department assigned to the subject: Public State Law Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Competition Law Transports and postal sector
- Ability of conflict resolution in contexts that are new or unfamiliar in multidisciplinary situations. - Ability to face complex situations and solve problems with limited information - Ability to transmit and communicate conclusions and outcomes both to specialized and non-specialized publics on a clear and unambiguous basis - Provide legal advice in regulated sectors both at an international level and a domestic one - Identify conflicts of interests and manage resolution techniques in the organizational, management and commercial context of regulated sectors - Assess the array of liabilities likely to arise from the provision of professional services in regulated sectors - Provide legal advice to international companies wiling to invest in regulated sectors - Develop skills to improve consumer protection in regulated markets - Teamwork in specific, interdisciplinary and international contexts in order to integrate diverse contributions towards a common goal.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
State powers and European Union competences in transport law and competition law Legal regime for the provision of services in maritime transport market: liberalization and access to market Competition in maritime transport markets Legal regime for the provision of services in air transport market: liberalization and access to market Airport services and competition in air navigation services. Legal regime for the provision of services in rail transport market: liberalization and access to market Access to rail network Legal regime for the provision of services in road transport market and competition law: liberalization and access to market Universal service in transport market and rules Competition law in post markets
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities: Lectures Tutorials Teamwork Individual study Teaching methodologies - debates and critical discussions - practical assignments: drafting, conflict resolution, negotiations, prelegislative tasks, regulatory and supervision issues, case law analysis, preparing documents, report drafting
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • FORTES MARTÍN, Antonio. La ordenación y el control administrativo del tráfico aéreo. Thomson: Civitas. 2012
  • M.V. PETIT LAVALL/F. MARTINEZ SANZ/A. RECALDE CASTELLS. La nueva ordenación del mercado de transporte. Marcial Pons. 2013
  • PETIT LAVALL, Mª Victoria. Régimen jurídico del sector postal. Tirant lo Blanch . 2011
  • SUSANA EVA FRANCO ESCOBAR. La autorización administrativa en los servicios de interés económico general: intervención administrativa en los mercados de las comunicaciones, la energía y los transportes . TIRANT LO BLANCH. 2017
Additional Bibliography
  • CASAMITJANA OLIVÉ, . Análisis jurídico de la competencia en el mercado aeroportuario español. Tirant, Valencia. 2014
  • FORTES MARTÍN, Antonio. Acción administrativa y mercado en la prestación de servicios de navegación aérea. Revista General de Derecho Administrativo, p. 1-56. nº31 (2012)
  • L. ORTIZ BLANCO/B. VAN HOUTTE. Las normas de competencia comunitarias en el transporte. Cuadernos de Estudios Europeos 17, Madrid, 1996 , págs. 53 -60.
  • M. GÓMEZ PUENTE. Derecho Administrativo aeronáutico (Régimen de la aviación y el transporte aéreo). Iustel, Madrid, . 2006

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.