New Consensus on Merger Procedure and Analysis: the ICN’s 2017 Recommended Practices

New Consensus on Merger Procedure and Analysis: the ICN’s 2017 Recommended Practices

New Consensus on Merger Procedure and Analysis: the ICN’s 2017 Recommended Practices – By Maria Coppola & Paul O’Brien* (Office of International Affairs of the US Federal Trade Commission) Click here for a PDF version of the article. ICN in 2016, the Merger Working Group (MWG) of the International Competition Network began an ambitious project to reassess […]

Now what? Competition law post-Brexit

Now what? Competition law post-Brexit

CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Now what? Competition law post-Brexit – By Ali Nikpay (Gibson Dunn LLP) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Against all expectations, on 23 June 2016 the UK voted to “leave” the European Union. The terms on which she would do so were not […]

Report on the ICN’s 15th annual conference

Report on the ICN’s 15th  annual conference

CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Report on the ICN’s 15th annual conference (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   The ICN held its 15th annual conference, hosted by the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS), on April 26-29, 2016. Nearly 550 participants from more than 80 jurisdictions […]

Competition and Industrial Policy Considerations – the ICN Steering Group’s Town Hall Conference Series

Competition and Industrial Policy Considerations – the ICN Steering Group’s Town Hall Conference Series

CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Competition and Industrial Policy Considerations – the ICN Steering Group’s Town Hall Conference Series – By Andreas Mundt (Bundeskartellamt)1 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) On 8 March 2016 the ICN Steering Group (SG) continued the second of its Town Hall […]

The Interaction of Competition Policy and Other Government Policies – An ICN Steering Group’s Town Hall Conference Series

The Interaction of Competition Policy and Other Government Policies – An ICN Steering Group’s Town Hall Conference Series

CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) The Interaction of Competition Policy and Other Government Policies – An ICN Steering Group’s Town Hall Conference Series1 – By Andreas Mundt (Bundeskartellamt) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   Introduction In February 2016 the ICN Steering Group kicked off the […]

The ICN’s 2015 Guidance Work Explained

Sep 30, 2015 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) The ICN’s 2015 Guidance Work Explained – By Paul O’Brien1 (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Introduction In April 2015 the International Competition Network (ICN) held its fourteenth annual conference. With the over 500 […]

Consideration of Public Interest Factors in Antitrust Merger Control

Mar 25, 2015 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Public Companies and Competition Law: The Launching of an ICN Project – Dave Poddar & Gemma Stooke1 (Clifford Chance LLP) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Introduction At a time when the International Competition Network’s (“ICN”) widely acclaimed […]

‘Learning from each other’s experiences’ – a review of the ICN Merger Workshop on cross-border cooperation

Feb 06, 2015 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) ‘Learning from each other’s experiences’ – a review of the ICN Merger Workshop on cross-border cooperation. – Alex Baker (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) ‘Workshops of this kind will give us an immense opportunity to learn from […]

Confidentiality During Competition Investigations: Comparing the Perspective of Agencies and Practitioners

Oct 23, 2014 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Confidentiality During Competition Investigations: Comparing the Perspective of Agencies and Practitioners – Andressa Lin Fidelis & Paul O’Brien1 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) In 2012, the International Competition Network’s (ICN) Agency Effectiveness Working Group (AEWG) began a […]

The ICN’s Recommended Practices on Competition Assessment: Reflections on Measuring Competitive Harm

Sep 22, 2014 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) The ICN’s Recommended Practices on Competition Assessment: Reflections on Measuring Competitive Harm – Alden F. Abbott (Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Heritage Foundation)1 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) The International Competition Network’s (ICN) […]

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