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Economics Workshop: US FTC

November 23rd, 2012

Last week, the US FTC hosted its annual Microeconomics Conference bringing together researchers from universities, other government agencies, and other organizations to discuss antitrust, consumer protection, and policy issues that the economists in the FTC’s Bureau of Economics encounter in their work. Papers and presentations from the 2012 conference are available, as well as archived […]

Updates: South Africa

November 20th, 2012

Did you know that the South African Competition Commission highlights recent actions in a “Main Story” box on its website? Read about two recent enforcement actions by the Commission involving collusion in liquid fuels and a merger in the mining sector.

E-Commerce Reports

November 14th, 2012

In September, the French Autorité de la concurrence published the results of its sector inquiry into e-commerce and competition on the internet. In October, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority published a report on internet price comparison sites.


November 13th, 2012

With great pleasure, ICNBlog welcomes new ICN member, Uruguay’s Commission for Promotion and Defense of Competition! Find out more about the Comisión de Promoción y Defensa de la Competencia.

Updates: Vietnam

November 6th, 2012

The Vietnam Competition Authority recently published a review report of its competition law and enforcement, to inform the consideration of possible amendments to the law. The report provides an overview of the law and its provisions in various enforcement areas.

Updates: India

November 5th, 2012

The Competition Commission of India recently released the second volume of its quarterly newsletter, Fair Play.

Cartel Awareness: Denmark

November 5th, 2012

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has posted a short video (in Danish) “Stay away from cartels” that provides a brief introduction to illegal cartel agreements.

Update: Singapore

November 2nd, 2012

Did you know that the Competition Commission of Singapore conducted a stakeholder perception survey and published its results? See the CCS 2012 Stakeholder Perception Survey. CCS commissioned the Stakeholder Perception Survey 2012 to track how the perceptions and attitudes of various groups of stakeholders about CCS’s enforcement have evolved since 2009.

Competition Policy – EC

November 1st, 2012

Joaquin Almunia, Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy, recently gave a speech presenting the Commission’s Competition Policy Work Program for 2013-14.