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  • 2021 OECD Competition Open Day

    24/02: 3rd edition of the OECD Competition Open Day will tackle sustainability, killer acquisitions, economic recovery and economics of digital ecosystems. Registration is now open.

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  • Competition policy responses to COVID-19

    Check out our competition policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • Gender inclusive competition policy

    The call for proposals has now closed. The authors of selected proposals will be informed in due course in order that they may begin their research. We look forward to welcoming all interested parties to discuss and help to develop this research at an open workshop on Gender Inclusive Competition Policy 25 February 2021.

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Well-designed competition law, effective enforcement and competition-based economic reform promote growth and employment while making economies more flexible and innovative. The OECD actively encourages governments to tackle anti-competitive practices and fosters market-oriented reform throughout the world.  
 

2021 VIRTUAL OECD COMPETITION OPEN DAY

On 24 February, the 3rd virtual edition of the Open day will focus on Competitive effects of killer acquisitionsSustainability and competitionCompetition and the economic recovery and Economics of digital ecosystems

» Registration and detailed programme here        

» Follow the debate in our LinkedIn event

 

Missed the 2019 edition? Read more about the 2020 Open day webpage • Full-day webcast  •  Documentation •  Agenda


2020 GLOBAL FORUM ON COMPETITION

7-10 December: The 19th edition of the Forum was held virtually included a keynote address by Margrethe Vestager and focused on Competition policy: Time for a reset?Abuse of dominance in digital markets , Economic analysis in merger investigations and the Use of market studies to tackle emerging competition issues

Missed the Forum? Access the programme and materials • Watch Day 1 live on Youtube  


GENDER INCLUSIVE COMPETITION POLICY

New project call for proposals to further develop research on competition and gender.

» More about the project 

» Submit your proposal by 1 October 2020

» Join our dedicated LinkedIn group to follow what's new on the topic


FOSTERING COMPETITION IN ASEAN

Bangkok, 16/09: Thailand was the first ASEAN member state to have its reports launched in the framework of the project Fostering Competition in ASEAN. The project aims at identifying regulations that hinder the efficient functioning of markets and create an unlevel playing field for business in all ten ASEAN member states.

» Access the reports for Thailand 

   CALENDAR OF EVENTS


INTERNATIONAL CARTELS DATABASE

A‌ccess our new database of international cartels with over 200 references since 2012 from approximately 50 jurisdictions. 


COMPETITION POLICY RESPONSES TO COVID-19

Check out our notes on how competition policy is being affected by the COVID crisis.

» Acess our notes and other materials


COMPETITION TRENDS 2020

Discover new and unique data on agencies’ resources, cartel detection, sanctions, abuse of dominance and merger reviews.

» Download the report

» View the statistical highlights  


2020 LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN COMPETITION FORUM

28-29 September 2020: The 2020 virtual edition of the OECD-IDB LAC Competition Forum will tackle Digital Evidence Gathering in Cartel Investigations and explore Ecuador's competition law and policy through a peer review.

» Check out the 2020 agenda

» Access the forum website 

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