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  • 6-March-2006

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    Barriers to Entry - Competition Policy Roundtable - OECD

    This roundtable addressed how to define entry barriers, whether a precise definition is really required, how various types of barriers affect the likelihood, timing, and extent of entry, and how competition agencies assess entry conditions.

  • 15-December-2005

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    Hard Core Cartels: Third Report on the Implementation of the 1998 Recommendation

    This 2005 report examines the progress in the ongoing fight against cartels; it focuses on enforcement action; public awareness; effective sanctions, in particular sanctions against individuals; and international cooperation in cartel cases.

  • 2-November-2005

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    Best Practices for the Formal Exchange of Information Between Competition Authorities in Hard Core Investigations

    These Best Practices aim to identify safeguards that member countries should consider applying when they authorise competition authorities to exchange confidential information in cartel investigations.

  • 25-July-2005

    English

    Anticompetitive practices affecting international trade - OECD Recommendation concerning co-operation between OECD countries

    International co-operation between OECD countries on anticompetitive practices affecting international trade has been in operation for more than 40 years based on a series of Council Recommendations which have been elaborated and progressively refined by the Competition Committee.

  • 10-January-2005

    English, , 654kb

    Cartels: Sanctions Against Individuals

    Individual sanctions can be an important tool in the fight against cartels, as corporate fines are almost never sufficiently high to be an optimal deterrent. A country’s decision whether to provide for criminal sanctions depends on several factors, such as the cultural and legal environment and the competition authority’s resources. If a country provides for criminal sanctions, relatively short prison sentences appear to be the most

  • 23-May-2003

    English

    Hard Core Cartels - Recent progress and challenges ahead

    This book reviews progress in the fight against hard core cartels. The OECD has been leading an international effort to halt cartel conduct since adopting its 1998 Recommendation concerning effective action against hard core cartels.

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    English, , 272kb

    Glossary of Industrial Organisation Economics and Competition Law

    This glossary of terms frequently used in the field of industrial organisation economics and competition law has been compiled for pedagogical and training purposes.

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