Programme and documents

 

The 12th meeting of the OECD-IDB Latin American Competition Forum will be held in Motevideo, Uruguay on 16-17 September 2014.  Discussions will focus on Advocacy, Competition in the electricity markets, and Costa Rica's Competition Law & Policy. 

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2014 PROGRAMME (pdf)

DRAFT AGENDA 2014

PROYECTO DE ORDEN DEL DÍA 2014

 

PREVIOUS MEETING

The 2013 Latin American Forum hosted by Peru focused on Criteria for setting fines, Regional agreements and Unnanounced inspections in antitrust investigations.

View all 2013 materials  | More on all previous meetings

SESSION I . PEER REVIEW OF COSTA RICA‌

Nine Latin American competition regimes have already been peer reviewed during our Forums. This time, we will examine Costa Rica's Competition Laws and Policy.

 

Related links:

2012 Follow-up of 9 Peer reviews of Latin America

2011 Peer Review of Honduras

All Latin American reviews

 

SESSION II.ELECTRICITY MARKETS IN LATIN AMERICA: REGIONAL INTEGRATION AND COMPETITION ISSUES

The energy sector continues to be of high interest for competition officials. This time the discussion will focus on competition issues in the electricity sector.  

 

SESSION DOCUMENTATION

Background documents

 

Background paper by the OECD Secretariat

Call for contributions  English | Español

 

Contributions from participants

 

Colombia   English | Español

Chile (FNE)   English | Español

Chile (TDLC)   English | Español

Mexico   Español

Peru   Español

Portugal English

Spain   English | Español

United States   English | Español

View our previous discussions on the topic:

Electricity: Renewables and Smart Grids, 2010 (pdf)

Energy Security and Competition Policy, 2007 (pdf)

Competition Issues in the Electricity Sector, 2002 (pdf)

Application of Competition Policy to the Electricity Sector, 1996 (pdf)

 

SESSION III. ADVOCACY: MAINSTREAMING COMPETITION POLICY 

Competition advocacy remains a central concern for competition enforcers in their dialogue with policy makers.  This discussion will focus on how competition policy principles are being used or mainstreamed in the overall economic policy architercture of countries in the region.

 

SESSION DOCUMENTATION

Background documents

 

Background note by the IDB Secretariat  English | Español

Paper by panellist Luis Berenguer  English | Español

Call for contributions  English | Español

 

Contributions from participants

 

Chile (TDLC)  English | Español

Ecuador Español

El Salvador  English | Español

Mexico  English | Español

Peru Español

Portugal English

United States  English

 

View our previous discussions on the topic:

Promoting Compliance with Competition Law, 2011 (pdf) 

Strategies for Competition Advocacy, 2010 Latin American Discussion (full set of documents, pdf) 

Competition State Aids and Subsidies, 2010 Global Forum on Competition Discussion (full set of documents, pdf)

 

FINAL SESSION. EVALUATION AND PROPOSALS FOR FUTURE WORK