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  • 6-July-2018

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    Consumer-facing remedies

    Competition authorities, consumer protection authorities and sectoral regulators are increasingly grappling with competition problems stemming from demand-side, rather than supply-side, features of markets. These problems will be discussed at the OECD during a roundtable on consumer-facing remedies in June 2018.

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  • 6-July-2018

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    Portugal: Competition Assessment Project

    The Portuguese government and the OECD have worked together to assess the costs and benefits of regulations restricting competition in the transports and liberal professions sectors and to propose specific recommendations for change. Read more about the project and access the report.

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  • 13-June-2018

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Madrid 13-15 June 2018

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Madrid 13-15 June 2018. The Secretary-General delivered remarks at the event organised by the Consejo Iberoamericano para la Competitividad y Productividad: "Innovación gubernamental para un Estado al servicio de la Sociedad".

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  • 8-June-2018

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    Blockchain and competition policy

    Blockchain is a general-purpose distributed ledger technology that threatens to disrupt markets and institutions across the world. To study its implications on competition policy, the OECD held a hearing in June 2018. This page contains all related materials.

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  • 7-June-2018

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    Market concentration

    Market concentration measures the extent to which market shares are concentrated between a small number of firms and it is usually taken as a proxy for the intensity of competition. In June 2018, the OECD held a discussion to explore whether fewer competitors necessarily means less competition.

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  • 7-June-2018

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    Asia-Pacific Competition Update: OECD/Korea Policy Centre newsletter

    This newsletter contains information about work on competition law and policy in the Asia-Pacific region that is taking place within the framework of the OECD-Korea Policy Centre Competition Programme.

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  • 6-June-2018

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    Non-price effects of mergers

    Mergers can have effects on numerous dimensions of competition other than price, including quality, variety, and innovation. However, the analysis of these effects can pose several practical challenges for competition authorities. These challenges were discussed at the OECD during a roundtable on non-price effects of mergers in June 2018.

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  • 5-June-2018

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    Implications of E-commerce for Competition Policy

    The growth of e-commerce has the potential to increase competition within retail markets, to greatly enhance consumer choice, and to prompt and facilitate innovation in product distribution. The OECD held a roundtable in June 2018 to explore the growing phenomenon of e-commerce in terms of its implications for competition law and policy.

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  • 5-June-2018

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    Challenges and co-ordination of leniency programmes

    Competition authorities still find that their leniency programmes have not yet reached their full potential. To discuss the various challenges they encounter, the OECD held a roundtable on challenges and co-ordination of leniency programmes in June 2018.

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  • 4-June-2018

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    Taxi, ride-sourcing and ride-sharing services

    Disruptive innovations in taxi, ride-sourcing and ride-sharing services radically changed the regulatory and competitive landscape, raising new questions for regulators and competition law enforcers. To discuss these challenges, the OECD held a roundtable on taxis and ride-sharing services in June 2018.

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