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 Competition in energy network industries, Costa Rica's Competition Law & Policy, and Advocacy. 



More details on the programme and related documents will be uploaded here closer to the 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 LACF 2013 materials  

>> More on all previous meetings

Session I . Competition in energy network industries (electricity)


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. A call for country contributions will be soon available to look for participants experiences. 


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 II. Peer Review of Costa Rica's Competition Law and Policy

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 III. Advocacy: Mainstreaming competition policy with key policy makers


Competition advocacy remains a central concern for competition enforcers in their dialogue with policy makers. A call for country contributions with more details will be soon available to look for participants experiences in this area. 


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