The Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) initiated a research study on the threat of cyber-terrorism in Australia, including the nature and cost of physical damage to commercial property (including business interruption) which may be caused by acts of cyber terrorism. This OECD report provides an analysis and assessment of insurance coverage and options for extending ARPC coverage.
This new annual publication presents unique insights into global competition trends based on data from more than 50 OECD and non-OECD jurisdictions. In addition to analysing different regimes and their resources, the report describes enforcement trends relating to cartels, abuse of dominance cases and merger reviews. A special section focuses on cartel sanctions.
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This paper surveys technological disruption in banking, examining its impact on competition and its potential to increase efficiency and customer welfare. It analyses the possible strategies of the players involved and the role of regulation. More materials on the topic at oe.cd/ddfm.
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This paper discusses the role of merger control in dynamic markets and identifies the main practical proposals that have been made to adapt the different stages of the review process to take into account market dynamics over time. More about this topic at oe.cd/mcdm.
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This paper sets out the economic drivers and effects of employer monopsony power in labour markets. It analyses when the creation or exercise of monopsony power by employers may infringe competition law and identifies the cases where competition enforcement can effectively address monopsony power in such markets. More about the topic at oe.cd/cclm.
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Enhancing the Availability of Data for Cyber Insurance Underwriting
In an era of increasing reliance on digital technologies – and the increasing exposure to cyber risks that accompanies that reliance – insurance for cyber risks can make an important contribution to providing financial protection and helping policyholders prevent and respond to cyber incidents.
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This report examines the potential role of governments in encouraging greater clarity and consistency in the products that are being offered and how legislation, regulation, guidance and other public policy measures impact the variation in scope and form of insurance coverage for cyber risk.