The increasing prominence of the digital economy has been requiring competition authorities to devote more and more of their time to intellectual property-intensive and high technology industries. Digital Economy has became one of the OECD Competition Committee's areas of study for the next years to come.
Are the traditional antitrust enforcement tools of a competition agency sufficient in the context of a multi-sided market? In June 2017, the OECD Competition Committee held a discussion in presence of several experts to explore the topic.
Each year, the Competition Committee holds several Best Practice Roundtables. This list contains links to the proceedings from these roundtables from 1995 to the present date.
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, an international consensus emerged that financial institutions should be regulated more strongly to improve their resilience. In December 2017, the OECD held a roundtable discussion on co-operation between competition agencies and regulators in the financial sector with a focus on the 10 years since the last financial crisis.
Le Forum mondial de la concurrence 2017 a tenu une table ronde sur les diverses dimensions de l'arbitrage judiciaire du droit de la concurrence dans différentes traditions juridiques. Cette page contient la documentation relative à cette discussion.
Le Forum mondial sur la concurrence a examiné dans quelle mesure la concurrence est suffisante ou la condition nécessaire pour que la démocratie propère, en particulier lorsque l'on considère les pays en transition vers des systèmes démocratiques de gouvernement. À mesure que l’application de la concurrence évolue, cela modifie-t-il l’ampleur à laquelle cette derniere pourrait soutenir la démocratie? Plus sur cette discussion.
Le Forum mondial 2017 sur la concurrence a tenu une session spéciale sur le choix, la concurrence et l'application du droit de la concurrence sur les marchés publics. Cette page contient des informations sur la session.
How do authorities deal with the extraterritorial reach of the remedies they apply to a given conduct? What if different remedies are imposed in different jurisdictions? These and other questions have been discussed at the OECD during a roundtable on the extraterritorial reach of remedies in December 2017.
In competition law there are rules for finding that a certain behaviour is presumed to be anticompetitive –so-called presumptions of illegality – and for finding that conduct is lawful – so-called safe harbours. In December 2017, the OECD held a discussion to explore safe harbours and presumptions of illegality in competition law.
Market studies are a valuable instrument used by many competition authorities to enhance their understanding of markets and potential competition issues. In June 2017 the OECD Competition Committee held a roundtable to identify common techniques and good practices in selecting and applying market study methodologies. Access the documentation.