Programme and documents

 

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO -- 12-13 April 2016


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The Latin American and Caribbean Competition Forum is 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.

View all 2015 materials  | More on all previous meetings |

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

The session will examine 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. More information on the scope of each discussion will be available soon in this page.

Background documentation
Call for contributions 
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SESSION II. LENIENCY PROGRAMMES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN:
RECENT EXPERIENCES AND LESSONS LEARNED

This session will discuss 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 
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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 will discuss 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 will discuss 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 
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Reference Paper: Ex officio cartel Investigation and the Use of Screens to Detect Cartels, 2013

See the OECD Recommendation 2012 on Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement and the Guidelines for Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement

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FINAL SESSION. EVALUATION AND PROPOSALS FOR FUTURE WORK

 

 

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