Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA) will hold its sixth conference “New Competition Jurisdictions: Shaping Policies and Building Institutions” on 1-2 July 2011, at King’s College, London. The program features sessions on 1) Institutional Challenges and Choices: Deterrence; 2) The Global Perspective; 3) Challenges and Obstacles in Adopting Competition Laws; and 4) Discussion of Teaching [...]
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Seminar held by the Polish Competition Agency: Multijurisdictional Mergers in Europe – Legal Regulations and Administrative Practice
The seiminar on Multijurisdictional mergers in Europe – legal regulations and administrative practice will be held by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection on 5 July 2011 in Warsaw.
Multijurisdictional mergers involve competition authorities of several countries working in parallel on the same transaction. This can sometimes be a challenge both for competition agencies and [...]
The NMa (the superb hosts of the recent ICN annual conference) have published a conference movie and a photo slide show on the conference website.
OFT Chief Executive (and ICN Steering Group Chair) recently spoke about the future of the competition regime in the UK.
The Irish Competition Authority has an ongoing ‘Competition Enforcers Series’ of seminars. The purpose of the Competition Enforcers Series is to analyse the impact and the need for rigorous enforcement of competition policy on a global scale to overcome the current crises and promote growth and innovation. The speakers at the most recent seminar on [...]
In a recently published report entitled “Smart regulation – well-functioning markets“, the Finnish Competition Authority states that if regulation is of a poor quality, this may restrict competition even more than competition restraints by undertakings. An English summary of the report is available here.
The Canadian Competition Bureau offers a pamphlet-style quick guide to the abuse of market power in Canada, including basic information about the abuse of dominant position sections of the Competition Act. Also available in French.
OFT Chief Executive (and ICN Steering Group Chair) John Fingleton recently spoke about the future of the competition regime in the UK.
The New Zealand Commerce Commission publishes enforcement criteria it uses to assist it in its discretionary activities when making decision on whether to open an investigation, and what enforcement action it will take at the end of an investigation.