This page contains papers by the OECD Secretariat and invited experts for discussion at recent and forthcoming OECD Competition Committee meetings. When completed, the full set of documents relating to each topic will be published online at www.oecd.org/competition/roundtables.
For further information on these discussions, please contact us at DAFCOMPContact@oecd.org
Papers by topic:
Papers by meeting date:
June 2013 / February 2013 / October 2012 / June 2012 / June 2011
New Developments in Rail Transportation Services
This roundtable will explore recent developments in the rail industry and examine their impact on the performance of the railway sector.
Definition of Transaction for the Purpose of Merger Control Review
The purpose of this roundtable is to look at how different jurisdiction define what is a notifiable event for merger review purposes. It will focus on the more difficult and interesting questions related to “borderline cases”.
Competition in Road Fuel
This roundtable will focus on issues faced by competition authorities in the road fuel sector. Key issues on parallel pricing, price cycling patterns and “rockets and feathers” pricing will be discussed.
Global Forum on Competition – 28 February to 01 March 2013
The 12th meeting of the OECD Global Forum on Competition focused on:
- Competition and poverty reduction
- Competition issues in television and broadcasting
Background notes, expert papers and country contributions for each discussion can be accessed on the Forum’s website
Impact Assessment of Competition Authorities’ Activities
This discussion focused on how competition authorities regularly assess the expected impact on consumers of all their enforcement and advocacy activities and how greater uniformity could be achieved on the methodologies employed by different agencies.
These papers represent work in progress and are not final versions. They represent the views of the author[s] and do not necessarily reflect those of the OECD or of the governments of its Member countries.
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