Programme and documents

 

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

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2014 PROGRAMME (pdf)

AGENDA 2014

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, Costa Rica's was examined. An official publication will be launched in the coming months. 

Other Latin American reviews:

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
English | Español

 

Paper by panellist Jose Luis Lima R. 
English | Español

 

Call for contributions 
English | Español

 

Powerpoint Presentations:

Ania Thiemann (OECD)

Jose Luis Lima (Universidad de Chile)

JM Marin-Quemada (CNMC)

Daniel Greif (URSEA)

 

Contributions from participants    
 

Brazil  
English Español 


Colombia

English | Español 


Chile (FNE)   
English | Español


Chile (TDLC)   
English | Español


Costa Rica  
English | Español


Mexico  
English | Español

Peru  
English |
 Español


Portugal  
English | Español


Spain   
English | Español


United States  
English | Español


UNCTAD  
English | Español


Uruguay
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 focused 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

Powerpoint Presentations:

Mario Umaña (IDB)

María Elena Bertrand (SC, El Salvador)

Luis Berenguer (Broseta Abogados, Spain)

Javier Nuñez (COFECE, Mexico)

Russel Damtoft (US FTC)



 

Contributions from participants

Chile (TDLC)
English | Español


Ecuador 
English | Español


El Salvador 
English | Español


Mexico
English | Español  

Peru
English | Español 


Portugal
English | Español 


United States
English | Español


UNCTAD  
English | Español 

 

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