ICN Home About Members Document Library Working Groups News and Events Contact

  From February 12-28, thousands of athletes from around the world will gather in Vancouver, Canada for the 21st Olympic Winter Games in the name of a concept dear to the antitrust community – competition. Their continuing pursuit of better performances will affirm what we know through our enforcement efforts: competition leads to the best […]

  The ICN is running a two part teleseminar program on remedies in February and March 2010. The first teleseminar, presented by the Merger Working Group on merger remedies, will take place on February 10 from 8am to 9.30am EST and will be presented by the UK Competition Commission and the UK Office of Fair […]

Monday, April 26, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey This year’s pre-ICN Forum, co-sponsored by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Turkish Competition Authority, examines the consumer welfare dimension of competition policy. Both familiar and novel issues will be discussed: the division of objectives and functions between competition and consumer protection policies; comparative assessments of […]

Looking Backward and Forward

January 19th, 2010

  The New Year is an appropriate time for individuals to reflect upon recent accomplishments and set objectives (or resolutions) for the future. This is no different for competition agencies. Indeed, ICN’s Agency Effectiveness Working Group is conducting work on topics such as strategic planning and priority setting for competition agencies. We have collected a […]

2010 Annual Conference website

January 14th, 2010

  The 9th ICN annual conference website is now live: www.icn-istanbul.org

  The TCA will host this year’s ICN annual conference in Istanbul. Istanbul is the cultural and financial center of Turkey, as well as the European Capital of Culture in 2010. The conference will take place on 27-29 April 2010. The TCA was established in 1997, three years after the enactment of the Act No. […]

Happy New Year

January 8th, 2010

  Welcome New Agency Heads. To kick off 2010, we’d like to welcome recently appointed agency heads. Canada: Melanie Aitken was appointed as the Commissioner of Competition to the Competition Bureau Canada for a five year term. CARICOM: The Secretariat of the Carribean Commission appointed Barbara Lee as the first Executive Director of the new […]