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  Last week at the network’s 11th annual conference in Rio de Janeiro the ICN confirmed the selection of the network’s new Steering Group chair, Eduardo Pérez Motta, head of Mexico’s Federal Competition Commission (CFC). He succeeds John Fingleton, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom’s Office of Fair Trading. In addition to pledging to continue […]

The winners of the inaugural Competition Commission of Singapore Digital Animation Film Contest were unveiled on Monday, 9 April 2012. Jointly organised by CCS and Nanyang Polytechnic’s School of Interactive and Digital Media, the official education partner, the contest aims to raise awareness of competition law in Singapore, generate greater understanding of how competition law […]

Merger Review Cooperation

April 23rd, 2012

The JFTC has described ICN’s approval of a Framework for Merger Review Cooperation within the Merger Working Group.

We are pleased to invite you to the 19th St. Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF on June 7th and 8th 2012  Once again, leading experts in national, European and international competition law will come together to discuss and share their ideas on the latest trends and developments in the field and their practical implications. […]

The Newcastle Law School will be holding a competition conference,  BIS Consultation on a Competition Regime for Growth: One Year On April 13, 2012 from 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. This conference provides a forum for advancing debate and developing a deeper cross disciplinary understanding of the effectiveness of key aspects of the current UK […]

The Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Competition (CDPC) voluntarily submitted to a Peer Review of Competition Policy in Honduras under the Latin American Competition Forum, sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB), held in Bogota, Colombia, last September, but its presentation of its findings […]

Antitrust Reform in Germany

April 1st, 2012

Today the German government revealed its refined proposal for an amendment to the German antitrust statute. Key points include: Giving consumer associations the right to file actions aimed at scooping off cartel profits Extending the applicability of German antitrust law to pubic health insurance funds Renewing the sector-specific pricing rules for (dominant) suppliers of electricity […]