Spain’s Comisión Nacional de la Competencia (CNC), along with el Centro de Estudios Económicos y Comerciales (CECO), offers an online course in competition that aims to help promote the culture of competition. The course covers competition promotion, prohibited agreements, dominance and mergers. It is aimed at professional advisers, managers, lawyers, economists, business consultants and lawyers [...]
Next month, the 10th OECD Global Forum on Competition will be held at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 17-18 February. The Forum will focus on Cross-Border Merger Control and Crisis Cartels. An OECD Report on Egypt’s Competition Law and Policy will also be discussed. The agenda and written contributions are available here.
SAVE THE DATE — January 25, 2011.
The Merger Working Group’s Teleseminar on Merger Guidelines Developments in the UK and the US: The View from the Chief Economists will be held on January 25, 2011 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. Ottawa and Washington, D.C./1:00 to 2:30 p.m. London.
In recent months, competition agencies from both the UK [...]
El Salvador’s Superintendencia de Competencia has made public its Estudios Sectoriales sobre condiciones de Competencia/Reports of Sector Studies on Competition Conditions, containing the competition studies conducted by the agency from 2006 to 2010 in 12 sectors of the country’s economy. Available in Spanish here.
Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service hosted the ICN’s 2007 annual conference in Moscow. The FAS has helpfully posted a list of the conference documents on its website. The archive includes the ICN’s first report on unilateral conduct, the cartel report on cooperation, and presentations on the special project related to competition and development.
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In November, the Federal Trade Commission issued its Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Performance and Accountability Report. The report shows how the FTC has managed its resources, highlights major accomplishments in fulfilling the FTC’s two core goals of protecting consumers and promoting competition, and outlines plans for addressing future challenges.
This recent speech provides an update on [...]
The Superintendente de Industria y Comercio in Colombia recently published a guide to fighting collusion in bids.
Con el fin de prevenir las prácticas anticompetitivas y luchar contra la corrupción en la administración pública, el Superintendente de Industria y Comercio, José Miguel de la Calle, lanzó la Guía Práctica “COMBATIR LA COLUSION EN LAS LICITACIONES.” El [...]