Programme and documents

 

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO -- 12-13 April 2016


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The Latin American and Caribbean Competition Forum was co-hosted by COFECE and IFT.

 

PREVIOUS MEETING

The 2015 Latin American Forum hosted by Jamaica focused on groceries sector: firstly on mergers and regulatory issues and secondly on conduct and also on measuring advocacy's impact in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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SESSION I. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN:
COMPETITION ENFORCEMENT CHALLENGES AND ADVOCACY OPPORTUNITIES

The session examined some of the challenges competition authorities face when applying traditional tools to markets experiencing disruptive innovation, including difficulties associated with market definition and assessments of market power.  Information on the discussions are available in this page.

Background documentation

Call for contributions 
English | Español

Background paper by OECD Secretariat
English | Español

Contributions from participants

Brazil
English | Español

Costa Rica (SUTEL)
English | Español

Mexico (COFECE)
English
 Español

Mexico (IFT)
English | Español

Portugal (in English only)
English

Spain
English | Español

United States
English | Español

Uruguay
English | Español

IDB Secretariat
English | Español

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SESSION II. LENIENCY PROGRAMMES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN:
RECENT EXPERIENCES AND LESSONS LEARNED

This session discussed the key features of existing leniency programmes in the Latin American and Caribbean region, highlight differences in amnesty/leniency programmes across the region.

Background documentation

Call for contributions 
English | Español

Background paper by OECD Secretariat
English | Español

Contributions from participants

Brazil
English | Español

Chile (FNE)
English | Español

Mexico (COFECE)
English | Español

Mexico (IFT)
English | Español

 

Peru
English | Español

Portugal
English | Español

CARICOM
English | Español

United States
English Español

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SESSION III.  PROMOTING EFFECTIVE COMPETITION IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Part 1: Co-operation between anti-corruption bodies and competition authorities in public procurement

This session discussed initiatives and ways to improve the effectiveness of co-operation between competition and anticorruption authorities in the Latin American and Caribbean region.

Part 2: The use of screens to prevent and detect bid rigging in public procurement

This session discussed the use of screens in public procurement to prevent and detect bid rigging and relevant Latin American and Caribbean initiatives, and in particular the advantages and disadvantages of screening techniques especially for small agencies.

Background documentation

Call for contributions 
English | Español

OECD Reference paper: Ex officio cartel investigation and the use of screens to detect cartels (2013) English |  Español

Full set of documents for the 2013 OECD discussion on ex officio cartel investigation and the use of screens to detect cartels

2016 Report on Implementing the OECD Recommendation on Fighting Bid Rigging

OECD Recommendation 2012 on Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement

Guidelines for Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement 

Contributions from participants

Brazil
English | Español

Colombia
English Español

Costa Rica
English Español

Ecuador
English | Español

El Salvador
English | Español

 

 

Nicaragua 
(in Spanish only)
Español

Peru
English | Español

Portugal
English | Español

Spain
English | Español

IDB Secretariat
English | Español 

View our previous discussions on the topic:

FINAL SESSION. EVALUATION AND PROPOSALS FOR FUTURE WORK

 

 

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