The 2016 OECD-IDB Latin American Competition Forum takes place in Mexico City, on 12-13 April. Discussions will focus on disruptive innovation, leniency programmes and promoting effective competition in public procurement.
The OECD is looking for a highly experienced competition professional with an international outlook and a dynamic personality to lead its Competition Division. Deadline for application: 17 February 2016.
Globalisation, the increasing significance of emerging economies, the borderless nature of the growing digital economy, and the proliferation of competition regimes have caused a significant increase in the complexity of cross-border competition law enforcement co-operation. The OECD and its Competition Committee take a leading role in shaping the framework for international co-operation among competition enforcement agencies.
The OECD works on advancing consumer finance protection through informed choice that includes disclosure, transparency and education; protection from fraud, abuse and errors; and, recourse and advocacy.
Paris, 29-30 October 2015: Focus areas for the 2015 Global Forum include the links and drivers between competition and employment; why some industries are prone to endemic collusion; and, competition law and policy in Kazakhstan.
A joint venture between the Korean government and the OECD, the Centre works with competition authorities in the Asian region to develop and implement effective competition law and policy. Read more about the Centre's work.
Published regularly, this newsletter reports on the activities of the OECD/GVH Regional Centre for Competition. It provides information about recent cases and developments in the participating economies in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.
Governments can affect the way markets function, sometimes to the detriment of free competition. Ensuring a level playing field is therefore essential to allow competition to work properly. In June 2015, competition experts and delegates debated the challenges arising from state interventions in the market and what competition authorities can do to address the distortions that such interventions can create.
View the list of competition meetings organised by the OECD Competition Committee, its working parties, international forums and regional centres for competition.
OECD members and selected countries are invited every year to submit to the Competition Committee a report on their latest developments of competition law and policy.