This page lists the main topics under discussion at recent and forthcoming OECD Competition Committee meetings. The proceedings of these discussions will be later published online at www.oecd.org/competition/roundtables.
New Developments in Rail Transportation Services
Held in June 2013, this roundtable explored recent developments in the rail industry and examined their impact on the performance of the railway sector.
Read: Recent Developments in Rail Transportation Services - Issues Paper by the Secretariat
Definition of Transaction for the Purpose of Merger Control Review (Discussion held in June 2013)
Held in June 2013, this roundtable looked at how different jurisdictions define what is a notifiable event for merger review purposes. It focused on the more difficult and interesting questions related to “borderline cases”.
Read: The Concept of a Merger Transaction - Note by the Secretariat
Impact Assessment of Competition Authorities’ Activities
Held in June 2013, this discussion focused on how competition authorities regularly assess the expected impact on consumers of all their enforcement and advocacy activities and how greater uniformity could be achieved on the methodologies employed by different agencies.
Read: Impact Assessment: Methodologies and Assumptions, Background Paper by Prof. Stephen Davies
These papers represent work in progress and are not final versions. They represent the views of the author[s] and do not necessarily reflect those of the OECD or of the governments of its Member countries.
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