4-5 September 2018, Paris - The OECD Blockchain Policy Forum on "Distributed Ledgers: Opportunities and Challenges" was the first major international conference to take stock of blockchain’s impacts across the full range of government activities and public priorities.
Competition authorities still find that their leniency programmes have not yet reached their full potential. To discuss the various challenges they encounter, the OECD held a roundtable on challenges and co-ordination of leniency programmes in June 2018.
Competition authorities, consumer protection authorities and sectoral regulators are increasingly grappling with competition problems stemming from demand-side, rather than supply-side, features of markets. These problems will be discussed at the OECD during a roundtable on consumer-facing remedies in June 2018.