View the list of competition meetings organised by the OECD Competition Committee, its working parties, international forums and regional centres for competition.
The OECD Council has adopted a number of non-binding Recommendations on competition law and policy. In addition, the Competition Committee has adopted Best Practices. These Recommendations and Best Practices are often catalysts for major change by governments.
This OECD database provides unique information about global penalties, geographic extension, industries, dates, jurisdictions, cartel participants and more. It builds on the world renowned database on private international cartels first developed by Prof. John M. Connor. The September 2019 release covers more than 200 cartels investigated in around 50 jurisdictions between 2012 and 2018.
This report reviews the implementation and relevance of the former 1998 OECD Council Recommendation concerning Effective Action against Hard Core Cartels and highlights the developments in the area since its adoption.
This report reviews two sectors of the Tunisian economy (freight transport and trade) and proposes recommendations for changes on 220 regulations that may hinder competition.
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.
This report identifies and evaluates market regulations along the vertical supply chains in the gas sector, covering: natural gas and its extraction, processing, transportation, distribution to final consumers, and manufacturing of basic petrochemical products from natural gas; as well as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and its extraction, processing, storage, transportation and distribution to final consumers.
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The report describes the context and foundations of competition policy, substantive law and enforcement experience, institutions, special exclusions and sectoral regulatory regimes, and the treatment of competition issues in regulatory and legislative processes. It examines Lithuania’s willingness and ability to implement OECD legal instruments in the field of competition law and policy.
Adopted on 2 July 2019, this Recommendation covers the most salient developments in cartel enforcement of the last 20 years, including amnesty/leniency programmes, proactive investigation tools and investigation powers, settlements, effective fines and private enforcement actions.
This multi-year project aimed to improve the competitiveness of the Mexican economy by reforming and modifying the regulatory and institutional framework to support higher levels of investment, employment and growth.