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During the financial crisis many governments aided both the financial and non-financial sectors in their countries on an unprecedented scale. These emergency measures have in some cases taken precedence over competition rules. In particular the fact that governments helped some banks but not others has weakened competition in some markets, with “too big to fail” institutions commanding a higher market share than previously. This has
The OECD conducted an online public consultation on draft high-level principles on consumer protection in the field of financial services which came to an end on 31 August 2011.
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Information exchanges among competitors increase transparency in the market, which can lead to efficiency enhancing benefits but may also present competition risks. The challenge for competition enforcers is how to approach this conduct within the context of traditional competition laws. The assessment of the legality of information sharing is generally carried out within the context of traditional competition law prohibitions against
Ésta reunión se ha centrado en la inversión en infraestructura para la creación de empleo y el desarrollo en América Latina, con un particular énfasis en el papel de la inversión privada y en cómo promover asociaciones público privadas exitosas.
This meeting focused on investing in infrastructure for jobs and development in Latin Ameria, with a particular emphasis on the role of private investment and on how to have successful public-private partnerships.