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Competition Advocacy

October 26th, 2012

To conclude the week of advocacy postings, ICNBlog notes several recent examples of anti-cartel awareness training in the procurement context: Bid Rigging for Public Officials – Malaysia The Malaysia Competition Commission recently held a two-day seminar, titled “Workshop on Bid Rigging for Public Officials”. The workshop was attended by 75 participants representing Government bodies and […]

Happy Birthday, ICN!

October 25th, 2012

ICNBlog interrupts the week of advocacy-related posting for this special posting. The ICN is 11! On this day, 11 years ago, 15 competition agencies announced the founding of the International Competition Network. Today, the ICN is a thriving network of 127 member agencies and the assistance of scores of non-governmental advisors from around the world […]

Dear ICN community, Today is the ICN’s 11th anniversary. I thought I would celebrate the occasion by providing a brief update on current ICN initiatives. This fall we are also celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ICN’s first recommended practices. We should be proud of ICN’s accomplishments in developing and adopting these international norms. A […]

Dominance Guidelines – Canada

October 24th, 2012

The Competition Bureau of Canada recently released its final Enforcement Guidelines on the Abuse of Dominance Provisions. The updated guidelines are now available on the Bureau’s website. In March 2012, the Bureau released draft guidelines for public consultation, and reviewed the comments received carefully, prior to finalizing them.

Competition Advocacy

October 24th, 2012

For day 3 of advocacy posts, ICNBlog turns to India and Mauritius: Outreach – India The Competition Commission of India has launched a “Knowledge Partnership Initiative” with prominent law schools in India. The objectives of the initiative are to build a strong knowledge base in the field of competition law, to promote competition law compliance […]

Competition Advocacy

October 23rd, 2012

For Day 2 of a week of competition advocacy posts (in honor of the ICN’s Advocacy Workshop – hosted by the French Autorité later this week), ICNBlog travels to Chile and Egypt. Once again, please feel free to submit additional links to agency advocacy initiatives for future posts. Competition Day – Chile On October 23, […]

Competition Advocacy

October 22nd, 2012

In honor of the ICN’s Advocacy Workshop – hosted by the French Autorité later this week – ICNBlog will be highlighting member agency competition advocacy efforts all week. Please feel free to submit additional links to agency advocacy initiatives for future posts and check back all week for examples of competition advocacy. We begin the […]

The Guernsey Competition and Regulatory Authority  welcomes the decision of the ICN Membership Working Group to accept the Authority as a member of the ICN.

On 27 September 2012, the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) hosted, in cooperation with the Warsaw School of Economics, the II International Competition Law Forum. This international event was organized by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection for the second time. Representatives of the antimonopoly authorities and international organizations, lawyers, entrepreneurs and […]

ICN Cartel Workshop – Panama

October 2nd, 2012

A big thank you and congratulations to Panama’s ACODECO, host of the 2012 ICN Cartel Workshop – happening this week in Panama City. Workshop materials are available via the online agenda, including the hypothetical case used for several workshop discussions. The 2012 Cartel Workshop is the 9th annual workshop organized by the ICN’s Cartel Working […]