Seoul, 2-4 May 2018: This workshop, co-organised by the OECD-Korean Policy Centre and the International Competition Network, aims at providing senior and chief economists with a comprehensive programme on competition economics that will include merger simulation, buyer power, big data, platforms and multi-sided markets, fundamentals of IO and Game Theory among others.
27-28 March 2018, Paris: Under the theme “Planet Integrity”, the Forum will debate how integrity cultivates a level playing field for business, reduces socio-economic inequalities, and makes public policies more effective - enhancing the benefits of globalisation for all.
Sydney, 26 March 2018: This workshop presented the results of an OECD review of the Australian Pecuniary Penalties for Competition Law Infringements while launching a debate among Australian and international experts from a variety of backgrounds.
Paris, 31 January 2018: This workshop on regulation and competition in light of digitalisation allowed competition officials to share their experiences with existing regulations that have proved restrictive for digitalisation and started a discussion of how a competition assessment methodology can deal with the most common issues.
Paris, 30 January 2018: This workshop on cartel screening in the digital era provided competition officials with an insight into the latest developments on screening methods and an opportunity to share their experiences. Related documentation and presentations available here.
Paris, 7-8 December 2017: The 16th Global will focus on: competition and democracy; judges and competition authorities; challenges in developing countries; new agencies in small countries; competition law and policy in Viet Nam; and Competition in public markets.
How do authorities deal with the extraterritorial reach of the remedies they apply to a given conduct? What if different remedies are imposed in different jurisdictions? These and other questions have been discussed at the OECD during a roundtable on the extraterritorial reach of remedies in December 2017.
The 2017 edition addresses some forces influencing economic developments that have contributed to recent surprises in elections and referendums. It focuses on ways to enhance “fairness”, in the sense of strengthening global governance to ensure a level playing field in trade, investment and corporate behaviour, through the setting and better enforcement of global standards.
The 2017 OECD-IDB Latin American Competition Forum takes place in Managua, Nicaragua, on 4-5 April 2017. Discussions will focus on cartels, merger control and addressing competition challenges in financial markets
19 October 2016, Paris: The upsurge of SOEs as global competitors has given rise to concerns related to a level playing field. This workshop focused on the topic of SOEs as global competitors.