2017 Global Forum on Competition

 7-8 December 2017  OECD, Paris


The Global Forum brings together high-level competition officials from over 100 authorities and organisations worldwide to debate a wide range of key and emerging competition issues including the link between competition policy and other cornerstones of economic development.

The 16th edition of the Global Forum will discuss: competition and democracy, judicial perspectives of competition law, challenges for small and developing agencies, Viet Nam's competition law and policy and competition in public markets.


Over 100 competition authorities, international organisations and invited experts worldwide participate in the Global Forum every year. Participation is by invitation only and restricted to officials from competition authorities, government agencies and international/ regional organisations. 

If your agency has not yet received an invitation, please contact: Angelique.SERVIN@oecd.org

Like other OECD activities, through the Business and Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) representatives of the business community and trade movements can contribute to the discussions. The Global Forum  also welcomes the participation of Consumers International each year, an important voice for consumers particularly in developing countries.

Programme outline

Day 1|7 December 2017

Day 2|8 December 2017 


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CALL FOR CONTRIBUTION: The call for contributions for the discussion on judicial perspectives of competition law is already available. Please let us know no later than 13 October if you count on sending a written contribution.

REGISTRATION: Invitations have already been sent by email. If your agency/authority has not received an invitation, please contact us. Applicants from non-OECD economies should complete this form.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERHernando DE SOTO, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy will open the Forum.

DEMOCRACY AND COMPETITION: The panel for this session will be: Lars Peter FELD, Eleanor FOX, David LEWIS and Spencer WEBER WALLER.

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Since 2001, the OECD Global Forum on Competition has gathered high-level competition officials to discuss a wide variety of competition-related topics.  



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