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  • 15-April-2014

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    Guide for assessing the impact of competition authorities' activities

    This document is a guide prepared for competition authorities to help them assess the expected impact of their activities. It provides a simple and easily-applicable methodology for determining the likely benefits that consumers will derive from the agencies’ decisions as well as suggestions on how to present the results of the assessment to ensure that these are correctly interpreted.

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  • 8-April-2014

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    Competition Law and Policy in Romania - 2014

    Romania's competition system underwent a peer review of its laws and regulations at the 2014 Global Forum on Competition on 27-28 February 2014. Following this, the report was released at a launch event in Bucharest on 8 April 2014.

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  • 11-February-2014

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    Taxation and Competition Policy

    We need to fight distortions to competition that can arise from tax avoidance, just like we do from other forms of government intervention, such as regulation, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 27-November-2013

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    Greece: OECD identifies hundreds of competition-distorting rules and provisions

    An 11-month investigation by the OECD in cooperation with the Greek authorities has identified a wide range of regulations and legal provisions that undermine competition.

  • 22-November-2013

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    Competition in Road Fuel, 2013

    This document compiles the material discussed in a competition policy roundtable on road fuel, including a summary of the discussion, country contributions and a background note that discusses the main determinants of gasoline prices and highlights relevant competition features of the markets for road fuel along the supply chain.

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  • 14-November-2013

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    Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement in Mexico - The ISSSTE Report, 2013

    This report documents procurement regulations and practices in Mexico's State's Employees' Social Security and Social Services Institute(ISSSTE) and makes policy recommendations in key procurement areas.

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  • 14-November-2013

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    France : Reinforcing competitiveness is key to boosting jobs and growth

    Improving France’s competitiveness is essential to boost the economic growth needed to create jobs and allow citizens and businesses to develop their full potential, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 28-October-2013

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    The Role and Management of Quality in Competition Analysis, 2013

    This document compiles the material discussed in a competition policy roundtable on quality in competition analysis, including a summary of the discussion, country contributions, a background note and expert contribution on how quality factors are handled under U.S. law in the litigated assessment of the competitive effects of resale price maintenance.

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  • 21-October-2013

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    OECD applauds Mexico's decision on reverse auctions for medicines

    The OECD welcomes the initiative by the Mexican Institute for Social Security (IMSS) to organise reverse auctions for the procurement of medicines. This is a further step forward in the fight against collusion in public procurement and the latest in a series of improvements in procurement by IMSS that have already saved the taxpayer billions of pesos.

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  • 27-September-2013

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    “The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be - 20 Years of Competition Law and the Challenges Ahead”

    Strong competition is an optimizer for our economies. First of all, it is the best catalyst to increase our productivity. This is because a strong competition framework generates the right incentives to attract the most efficient firms into our markets.

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