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  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the use of economics in merger analysis and the related MWG work-product: the updated Chapter 4 of the ICN Investigative Techniques Handbook for Merger Review!   During the Teleseminar, you will be guided, by means of practical case studies from jurisdictions like Canada, Brazil and USA, on […]

The Competition Law Center (CLC) at The George Washington University Law School in Washington recently posted an online Worldwide Competition Database. The database contains a unique compilation of data on existing competition systems, including relevant competition laws and institutional profiles of each competition system. William Kovacic, a former Vice Chair of the ICN, is Director […]

  ICN Curriculum Project:  A new module on issues particular to developing countries has been released by the ICN Curriculum Project.  Produced in large part by Non-Government Advisors Eleanor Fox and Bert Foer, and with significant contributions from the Mexican and South African competition agencies, to view the module, click here.  We welcome your feedback […]

  In September, US Federal Trade Commission staff and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice released a joint model waiver of confidentiality for use in civil matters involving non-U.S. competition authorities. The model waiver can be used by individuals and companies in merger and civil enforcement matters involving concurrent review by US and […]

Enforcment Transparency: Canada

November 15th, 2013

As part of its Action Plan on Transparency, the Competition Bureau of Canada recently published a draft bulletin on Communication during Inquiries. The draft Bulletin, now in a consultation period, summarizes how and when the Bureau generally communicates during an inquiry with parties under inquiry, other stakeholders and the public, in an effort to promote […]

The World Bank Group Competition Policy Team has launched the 2013 Competition Advocacy Contest to disseminate success stories on how to build a culture of competition.  The contest will search for the best advocacy stories on competition reforms conducted by any Competition Agency from developing and emerging markets.  We see this as an excellent way […]

Dates: 25th – 26th November 2013, Berlin Organiser: The European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law Location: Mercure Hotel Berlin City   With Experts from: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD), Procurement Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Procurement Swedish Competition Authority, Department for Enforcement of Public Procurement Laws Irish Competition Authority, Cartels […]

   Want to know more about the MWG? Don’t miss the Welcoming Call on Nov 7, 2013.  The Merger Working Group (MWG) invites you to the teleseminar on Nov 7, 2013. The Competition Commission of India, together with the other co-chair of the MWG, will welcome you and guide you through the main MWG activities […]