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OECD Global Forum

February 28th, 2011

  See information from the recent 10th OECD Global Forum on Competition here, including notes and written contributions.

KFTC in 2011

February 25th, 2011

  Read the new year message from Chairman Dongsoo Kim to the Korea Fair Trade Commission here. To read more about the KFTC’s 2011 Work Plans, see the 2010-12-21 press release here.

More Price Fixing: Poland

February 17th, 2011

  Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has posted a press release about its recent active enforcement against price fixing agreements. Read about it here.

  SAVE THE DATE — MARCH 1, 2011 UCWG TELESEMINAR ON PRICE DISCRIMINATION The Unilateral Conduct Working Group invites you to a teleseminar on price discrimination, moderated by Alden Abbott, with opening remarks by Damien Geradin. The teleseminar will set out the rationale for price discrimination and discuss the forms of price discrimination, as well […]

  The phrase above — ‘Cartel is a Crime – Be the first to leave’ – was printed on more than 80,000 postcards recently distributed by Brazil’s Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE) for a cartel awareness campaign.  See the postcard and more information here.

Employment Opportunity in Fiji

February 3rd, 2011

  The Fiji Commerce Commission has posted an opening for the position of Senior Research Fellow: Competition Law.  The vacancy announcement can be viewed here.

  Earlier this month, Mexico’s Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), la Comisión Federal de Competencia (CFC) and the OECD endorsed guidelines drawn up by the OECD to tackle bid rigging. Read more about it here and here.

  DAY 7 – Brazil The Brazilian Ministry of Justice offers a comic book produced in partnership with Mauricio de Sousa Productions with the aim of introducing the concept of business ethics for children: “O Cartel da Limonada” (4th document under “Cartilhas”). This is the final posting in the ICNBlog spotlight series on explaining competition […]