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.
Peer review is a core element of OECD work. This OECD report served as basis for the peer review of Mexico carried out by the OECD Competition Committee in December 2019. It describes and assesses the development of Mexico’s competition regime and the evolution of competition policy over the last few years, in particular since the 2013 reform.
This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Mexico in the area of competition law and policy.
Access reviews on competition law and policy in Latin American countries conducted by the IDB and the OECD. Countries covered are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama and Peru.
Globalisation, the increasing significance of emerging economies, the borderless nature of the growing digital economy, and the proliferation of competition regimes have caused a significant increase in the complexity of cross-border competition law enforcement co-operation. The OECD and its Competition Committee take a leading role in shaping the framework for international co-operation among competition enforcement agencies.
An effective procurement policy must be designed to obtain goods and services at the lowest possible price or, more generally, to achieve the best value for money. Vigorous competition among suppliers helps governments realise this objective.
The OECD works on advancing consumer finance protection through informed choice that includes disclosure, transparency and education; protection from fraud, abuse and errors; and, recourse and advocacy.