Global Aviation Competition/Antitrust Law (classroom)

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Did you know that in the past 3 years, 44 participants from 9 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

Effective compliance programs are crucial to any company. Antitrust laws are serious and we treat them as such. This training will enable you to provide guidance regarding setting up internal compliance programs for your company. You will gain a comprehensive overview and comparison of EU, US and other global competition and antitrust rules with a strong focus on relevant case laws. The course will walk you through the global competition rules and provide the tools to manage abuse of a dominant position. You will know how to act in certain situations and what you should be careful of during your meetings.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

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Course code: TALL-13

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (32 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have at least 2-3 years of experience in their field of expertise.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Next class

Global Aviation Competition/Antitrust Law (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
28 - 30 September, 2022
Register before 07 Sep, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 07 Sep
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148686
English
USD 1,650
USD 2,150
Regular
USD 2,400

What you will learn

Upon completing this course, you will have the skills to:

  • Compare and apply global competition and antitrust rules relevant to aviation
  • Analyze and comprehend relevant case law of courts in the US, EU and other jurisdictions
  • Provide guidance for the creation of internal compliance programs

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • EU Competition Law
  • US Antitrust Law
  • Global competition rules
  • Price-fixing and other agreements in restraint of trade, e.g., the cargo surcharge cases
  • Competition / antitrust rules for mergers, codeshare and interlining, alliances and joint ventures
  • Abuse of a dominant position
  • Competition authorities and enforcement
  • Compliance programs

Activities

  • Review key court decisions, laws and regulations
  • Case simulations

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Aviation lawyers
  • Compliance officers
  • Commercial managers and executives with responsibility for relations with other airlines (including alliances and codeshares) and international organizations
  • Government officials and representatives of international organizations

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

International Air Law Diploma

A comprehensive overview of the legal regimes applicable to all aspects of the aviation industry.

  • English
  • Español

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