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Disruptive innovation

May 10th, 2016

Read the Competition Commission of Singapore’s “special project” report on government advocacy and disruptive innovations as presented and discussed at the recent ICN annual conference.

Find it here.

 

2016 annual conference

May 8th, 2016

Congratulations to the Competition Commission of Singapore for hosting the successful 2016 ICN Annual Conference!

A look at: Day 1

A glimpse of: Day 2

 

See the Merger Working Group’s 2013 paper on The Role of Economists and Economic Evidence in Merger Analysis.

Did you know that the ICN’s Cartel Working Group produced a report on Obstruction of Justice in Cartel Investigations? Check it out today!

Update: UK

February 11th, 2016

Recent speech given by UK CMA Chief Executive, Alex Chisholm: Growing tomorrow’s entrepreneurs – competition and innovation

See the Program Agenda for the upcoming Agency Effectiveness Workshop here: PROGRAM AGENDA

The ICN Agency Effectiveness Working Group will hold an interactive workshop designed for agency heads and top-level management. The workshop will address the key elements of a well-functioning competition agency and provide competition agencies with ideas, tools, procedures and best practices that can help them enhance their effectiveness.  Sessions will cover strategic planning and priority setting, developing project delivery techniques and knowledge management systems, and agency evaluation, among others.

For more information, click here or to register for the workshop please email Kjell J. Sunnevag at kjsu@kt.no.  We hope to see you in Gaborone!

Did you know that the ICN’s Training on Demand project has an online video module on the Origins and Aims of Competition Policy?

This module explores the development and content of competition policy systems. The presentation provides an overview of the history of competition law and describes the purposes, goals, and key elements of competition laws.

Melbourne Law School is launching a premium fully online postgraduate program in global competition and consumer law in October this year. The program covers every major aspect of policy, law and economics in this challenging interdisciplinary field, from government, practitioner, business and enforcement perspectives.  You can find out more about the program on its website.

Did you know that the ICN’s Merger Working Group produced a report on WAIVERS OF CONFIDENTIALITY IN MERGER INVESTIGATIONS, complete with a model waiver? Check it out.