World: G7 announces common understanding on the digital economy

World: G7 announces common understanding on the digital economy

The G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors met on July 17-18, 2019 in Chantilly, France. The United States was represented by Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin. One of the items on the agenda was Competition and the Digital Economy. In preparation for this meeting, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim met on June 5 […]

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today?

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today?

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today? – By Paul O’Brien (Federal Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   On April 5, 2019, the ICN announced that it was creating a “Framework for Competition Agency Procedures,” referred to as the CAP.2 […]

Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine

Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity  – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine

Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine – By Matthew Wong (Hong Kong Competition Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The biannual ICN Advocacy Workshop was fully completed on March 1, 2019, in the historic city of Kyiv. Under the theme of […]

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa – by Cynthia Lagdameo (US Federal Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article.   More than 150 lawyers and economists from nearly 35 jurisdictions came together on November 1-2 for a workshop on unilateral conduct in Stellenbosch, South Africa.2 The workshop was organized by the ICN’s […]

ICN Training on Demand: the world’s competition law experts are just a click away.

ICN Training on Demand: the world’s competition law experts are just a click away. – By Kristina Mulligan (US Federal Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article.   Launched in 2011, the International Competition Network’s Training on Demand project (ITOD) sought to meet the need for accessible training materials that competition agencies can […]

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference – By Olaf Wrede (Bundeskartellamt) Click here for a PDF version of the article.   The International Competition Network (ICN) held its 17th annual conference on March 21-23, 2018, hosted by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Nearly 500 participants from more than 70 jurisdictions attended the conference, including representatives […]

The end of leniency programs in the Andean Region?

The end of leniency programs in the Andean Region?

By Carlos Mena-Labarthe, Jaime Barahona U, Vinicius Marques de Carvalho and Eduardo Frade1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   April 23, 2018 may mark the end of an era for leniency programs in the Andean region. Even more, the date may herald an insurmountable harm to the leniency programs of the […]

Competition Law in EU Free Trade and Cooperation Agreements (And What the UK Can Expect after Brexit)

Posted by Social Science Research Network Competition Law in EU Free Trade and Cooperation Agreements (And What the UK Can Expect after Brexit) By Florian Wagner-von Papp (University College London) Abstract:     This paper outlines the system of concentric circles of cooperation in competition law enforcement around the European Union (EU). It examines the intergovernmental […]

Canada/UK: UK and Ontario regulators form fintech pact

Canada/UK: UK and Ontario regulators form fintech pact

The Financial Conduct Authority has entered into a co-operation agreement with Candian regulator Ontario Securities Commission in an effort to boost innovation. The two bodies have committed to sharing information on emerging trends and regulatory issues relating to innovation in financial services. The agreement follows the creation of the FCA’s Innovation Hub in 2014. “The […]

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