Agency-Party Engagement During Competition Investigations: Perspectives from the ICN’s Investigative Process Project

Nov 30, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Agency-Party Engagement During Competition Investigations: Perspectives from the ICN’s Investigative Process Project – Paul O’Brien* (US Federal Trade Commission) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) The International Competition Network has an ongoing, multi-year project on competition agencies’ investigative […]

Chair’s Report: 2012-2013 ICN Accomplishments

Eduardo Perez-Motta, Sep 09, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Chair’s Report: 2012-2013 ICN Accomplishments – Eduardo Pérez Motta (President, Mexican Federal Competition Commission and Chair, International Competition Network, 2012-2013) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) In April 2012 I became Chair of the International Competition […]

Public Companies and Competition Law: The Launching of an ICN Project

Jul 30, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Public Companies and Competition Law: The Launching of an ICN Project – Eleanor M. Fox (Professor, New York University School of Law) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Public (or state-owned) companies present a conundrum. On the one […]

The International Competition Network Merger Working Group: Focus on Implementation

Jun 25, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) The International Competition Network Merger Working Group: Focus on Implementation – Bob Schlossberg (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) The International Competition Network (“ICN”) has been rightly heralded as a success story. In twelve short […]

The ICN’s Agenda: What to Look For in 2013-2014

Paul O’Brien, May 29, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Last month, the International Competition Network held its twelfth annual conference, hosted by Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in Warsaw. As the ICN’s largest and only all-encompassing meeting […]

The ICN’s 12th Annual Conference in 1000 Words or Less

Maria Coppola, Apr 30, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) More than 500 delegates, representing more than 80 competition agencies and other competition experts from around the world, met to discuss key competition issues at the 12th International Competition Network […]

Shaping the ICN’s Next Years

Mar 26, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Shaping the ICN’s Next Years by Andreas Mundt (ICN, Bundeskartellamt) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   ICN Vice Char Andreas Mundt writes this month’s ICN column, sharing his experience working with ICN leadership to address new issues […]

Climbing Mount Everest with the ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group

Cynthia Lewis Lagdameo, Nov 27, 2012 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission)   Unilateral conduct has long been touted as the most difficult and controversial area of antitrust law. Some have described taking on convergence in unilateral conduct as attempting “the Mount Everest of antitrust.”1 In 2006 the ICN was […]

Engaging economists in the ICN: Uniting under a common language

Martin Mandorff, Jan 10, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) The enforcement of unilateral conduct law is arguably the most challenging task of antitrust. Nowhere do the controversies run as deep as when determining whether a certain type of unilateral conduct is pro- or anticompetitive. Add to this the […]