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Update – Australia

February 29th, 2012

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman Rod Sims recently outlined priorities for the ACCC in this speech: Enduring Perspectives and 2012 Objectives.

Save the Date!

February 29th, 2012

SAVE THE DATE: On Wednesday, March 7, the Unilateral Conduct Working Group will be holding a webinar on Objectives & Principles of Unilateral Conduct Rules: How should they be used to set priorities and distinguish exclusionary conduct from honest competition? (14:00-15:30 CET, 8:00-9:30 EST, 22:00-23:30 JST). We look forward to having you on the other […]

The Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Competition Authority (CICRA) have announced proposed changes to the thresholds that determine when mergers and acquisitions must be notified to the authorities under Jersey’s Competition Law. Click here to read the press release in its entirety.

Further to the public consultation that the JCRA held last year in relation to changes in Jersey’s merger thresholds, please find the attached Decision paper –  JCRA Changes to Merger Review Thresholds.

The Antitrust Section of the ABA has created a new international scholar in-residence program that will be implemented for the 2012-13 academic year. Please see the following link for more information: SAL SIR Program Announcement 2012.

The Competition Commission of Singapore is inviting comments on proposed changes to its Guidelines on Merger Procedures (Guidelines).  The Guidelines were created on July 1, 2007. The CCS is now revising the Guidelines in light of  the experience in the application of the provisions of the Act to mergers it has gained over the past five […]

ICC Roundtable

February 16th, 2012

  ICC Hosts its 4th Roundtable on Competition on 16 April 2012 in Rio de Janeiro. More information is available at http://www.iccwbo.org/policy/competition/id3059/index.html

OECD Global Forum

February 15th, 2012

The 11th meeting of the OECD Global Forum on Competition occurs later this week. Materials on the sessions covering competition and commodities, cooperation in cartel investigations, and state owned enterprises are available here.

Update – Singapore

February 2nd, 2012

The Competition Commission of Singapore has a newly refined website. A prominent feature is the user-friendly “Action Centre” including quick links to file a complaint, apply for leniency, seek guidance, or file a merger. Also, don’t miss the CCS’s 2 minute guide to competition law – “A 2 minute wonder by CCS“!