23 February 2022 - Discussions at the third edition of the Competition Open Day will focus on green innovation, competitive neutrality, regulation of big techs and competition in media and digital platforms.
In December 2021, the OECD Global Forum on Competition will introduce the concept of competitive neutrality, explore how authorities around the world have promoted competitive neutrality, and highlight the recently-adopted OECD Recommendation of the Council on Competitive Neutrality.
The 2021 Global Forum on Competition will seek to provide practical advice on a range of topics associated with analysis in abuse or monoplisation cases.
Paris, 6-8 December 2021 - Discussions at this event will focus on: Trade, development and competition; Economic analysis and evidence in abuse cases; The promotion of competitive neutrality by competition authorities and a Peer review of the Eurasian Economic Union.
In December 2021, the OECD will hold a roundtable on news media and digital platforms, looking at the use and monetisation of news content, and the collection and use of users’ data, as well as digital platforms’ impact on news consumption and on incentives to amplify viral content, considering whether these issues can be addressed through competition law.
In December 2021, the OECD will hold a roundtable on ex-ante regulation and competition in digital markets, to address issues related to ex-ante regulation: data privacy, consumer protection, the role of fairness, innovation, and economic concentration, and their trade-offs with competition.
In December 2021, the OECD will hold a roundtable on environmental considerations in competition enforcement, exploring how competition authorities can integrate economic and non-economic environmental effects into competitive assessment and what legal and economic tools are suitable for such analysis.
In November 2021, the OECD will hold a roundtable on competition issues in books and e-books, looking at the rationale and impact of the policies and regulations in the books market; the interplay between regulation and market developments, namely the launch of e-books; and whether the enforcement cases on e-books had an impact on market developments.
The OECD Market Study of Ukraine’s Electricity Sector is conducted by the OECD Secretariat in close consultation with the Ukrainian authorities, industry associations and consumer associations.
In co-operation with Tunisia, the OECD is conducting a review of laws and regulations in the tourism and banking sectors in Tunisia.