Mexico City, 26-27 June 2019: An OECD Workshop for Competition Officials in co-operation with the Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission will be held on "Effective Cartel Detection and Prosecution". Participation by invitation only.
In June 2019, the OECD Competition Committee will discuss how competition authorities can effectively use merger control to reduce the risk of competition harm posed by potentially problematic vertical mergers, without compromising the many efficiencies typically associated with vertical integration.
A recent fall in the labour share of income has helped fuel rising inequality and populist demand for dramatic reform of competition law and stirred a debate in the competition community on monopsony and labour market power retained by employers. In June 2019 the OECD will hold a hearing on this topic.
The financial sector has been the object of many innovations in recent years, with significant impact on consumers and on regulation. In June 2019, the OECD Competition Committee will discus to what degree digital disruption from FinTech and BigTech could impair financial market stability and thus, whether players in these markets need a different type of regulatory oversight.
The OECD will hold a roundtable in June 2019 to examine the review of enforcement decisions and investigation steps by courts in relation to competition law, and will refer to methods ensuring that courts have access to expertise in competition law and economics.
3 June 2019 - Digital competition challenges will be a theme of the 2019 G7 French Presidency. This high-level Conference's discussions will address: data and competition, digital innovation and competition and regulatory challenges for competition policy.
Education services are fundamental for economic and social well-being. They not only directly boost public sector productivity, but also the productivity of workers across the economy by improving their skills, increasing their capacity to add value, and giving them the ability to adapt to new ways of working. In June 2019, the OECD will hold a roundtable discussion on publicly funded education markets.
This report provides a description of the main characteristics of the sector, with a particular focus on the Mexican market. It also emphasizes the activity of competition authorities and the impact of regulatory measures affecting the industry. To conclude, it provides a series of recommendations to be considered in the Mexican framework.
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9 April 2019 – This competition assessment of the poultry sector in the Mexican states of Jalisco and Sinaloa makes 19 recommendations for improving competitive conditions in the sector at the federal level. It complements the competition assessment of the Mexican meat sector at the federal level for chicken, beef and pork published in the 2018 OECD Competition Assessment Review of Mexico.
Este informe analiza el mercado de la producción, distribución y comercialización de carne de cerdo en México. El objetivo es analizar cómo funciona el mercado avícola e identificar posibles distorsiones a la competencia y proporciona una serie de recomendaciones a las autoridades locales y al gobierno para mejorar la eficiencia del mercado.