Eduardo Pérez Motta, ICN Chair and Chairman of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission, wrote Competition Policy International’s latest ICN column. Recognizing the important role competition agencies can having in increasing the visibility of competition policy among economic policy makers, Pérez Motta’s article focuses on the ICN’s newest project, guidance for competition agencies on competition assessments [...]
Archive for the ‘ICN Resources’ category
The ICN 2012 Advocacy Workshop, hosted by the Autorité de la concurrence in Paris on October 26-27, was a huge success. The workshop gathered more than 120 participants from 50 different jurisdictions.
For those unable to attend, the workshop addressed substantial policy issues – most notably regarding advocacy to government – with a plenary session on [...]
Then join us for a teleseminar, Introduction to the International Competition Network.
This is a “nuts and bolts” session for anyone interested in learning more about the ICN, with an overview of the ICN and its working groups as well as a description of past work product and current projects, and suggestions on how to participate. [...]
Many of the 2010-11 ICN work products are now available on the annual conference website program page (and will be migrating to the ICN website soon), including the Executive Summary of 2010-11 work product and the 2011 ICN Statement of Achievements.
In recognition of the March 29 ICN Roundtable on Enforcement Cooperation, ICNBlog encourages you to revisit existing ICN work on cooperation:
– Cartel Working Group report: Cooperation Between Competition Agencies in Cartel Investigations
– Merger Working Group report: Waivers of Confidentiality in Merger Investigations
– Merger Working Group RP: Recommended Practices for Merger Notification and Review Procedures: Interagency [...]
Day 5 – ICNBlog!
ICNBlog encourages posts from member agencies. If your agency would like to post a recent speech, case, policy announcement, report, guidelines, advocacy effort or just about anything of relevance to ICN members, please send us a note.
To post an item, email ICNBlog.
Day 4 – Advocacy postings
The ICN Competition Advocacy Toolkit Posting Section is intended to enable ICN member agencies and non-governmental advisers (NGAs) to post their notes, articles, pronouncements, statements, and messages on competition advocacy matters on the ICN web-site for wider discussion by the ICN membership, NGAs, competition professionals, scholars, and the general public. See [...]
Day 3 – Merger & Anti-Cartel templates
The Merger and Cartel Working Groups have developed ‘templates’ to promote access to information about members’ enforcement regimes. The merger templates highlight important features of merger review systems, such as notification thresholds and review periods. The cartel templates cover a range of topics, including the process for filing a [...]
Day 2 – Market Studies Information Store
The Advocacy Working Group created a market studies information store for the ICN website, with the aim of sharing knowledge and best practices on market studies. The information store contains details of market studies conducted by ICN members over 5 years ending in December 2009, which ICN members have [...]
Over the next few days, ICNBlog will run a series of posts highlighting ICN online resources.
Day 1 – Cartel Awareness Materials
As part of a project on cartel awareness, the Cartel Working Group has collected examples of public messages and materials used in cartel-related outreach efforts. The purpose of this collection is to share member experiences [...]