OECD Competition Open Day 2020



The 3rd edition of the Open day was held virtually and focused on Competitive effects of killer acquisitionsSustainability and competitionCompetition and the economic recovery and Economics of digital ecosystems

Detailed programme  

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 26 February 2020    OECD Conference Centre, Paris  



Interactive agenda

Agenda (PDF)   • Ordre du jour (PDF)

Launch of OECD Competition Trends by Angel Gurrìa 

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On 26 February 2020 the OECD welcomed the competition community to the second OECD Competition Open Day. A rich networking opportunity, the 2020 event welcomed over 400 people in Paris and discussed:

In addition, OECD Competition Trends 2020, a new and unique publication containig data on agencies’ resources, cartel detection, sanctions, abuse of dominance and merger reviews was launched.

This event was open to competition experts, government representatives, competition lawyers, economists, consultants, in-house counsels, regulators, representatives of academia and the media.

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Key documents

OECD materials


OECD Competition Trends 2020


Digital Disruption in Banking
and its Impact on Competition


Competition in Labour Markets


Merger Control in Dynamic Markets

Expert papers

Unlocking Digital Competition
by Amelia Fletcher et al.

Competition policy for the Digital Era 
by Jacques Crémer et al.

Committee for the Study of Digital Platforms:
Market Structure and Antitrust

Subcommittee Report by Douglas Melamed et al.

A series of blog entries explores the different topics under discussion. 

Blog 1: Collective bargaining 4.0: using labour law to extend coverage to new forms of work

Blog 2: Competition enforcement could help labour markets function better

Blog 3: Charting the way forward for digital competition policy

Blog 4: Innovation and competition in financial markets

Blog 5: BigTech vs Bigbang: Competition in financial services

Blog 6: Merger enforcement in dynamic and innovative markets

Blog 7: Protecting consumers' interests in digital markets: The experience of Australia 


Agenda and Speakers

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Janos Barberis [Bio] ‌ 
Head of Entrepreneurship and Academic Board Member
Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) and 
Founder and CEO of SuperCharger


Geoffrey Manne [Bio] 
President & Founder, International Center for Law and Economics



Andrea Bassanini [Bio] 
Senior Economist, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Directorate, OECD


Margarida Matos Rosa [Bio] 
President, Autoridade da Concorrência, Portugal

Sarah Court [Bio] ‌  
Commissioner of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Associate Commissioner of the New Zealand Commerce Commission

Jason Maude [Bio]
Chief Technology Advocate, Starling Bank

Jacques Cremer [Bio] 
Professor of Economics, Toulouse School of Economics

A. Douglas Melamed [Bio] ‌
Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

giulio-federico Giulio Federico [Bio] 
Head of Unit, Chief Economist Team, DG COMP
European Commission

Eric A. Posner [Bio] 
Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law
University of Chicago


amelia fletcher Amelia Fletcher OBE [Bio]  
Professor of Competition Policy, Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) and Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia and Non-Executive Director of the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

Nancy L. Rose [Bio]  
Head of the Department of Economics and Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


Gail Levine [Bio]  
Deputy Director, Bureau of Competition 
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) 



Joel Rosenbaum
Head of Strategy and Corporate Development
Global Digital Division, Banco Santander


Helder Vasconcelos [Bio] 
Vice President, Compass Lexecon


Tommaso Valletti [Bio]  
Head of the Department of Economics & Public Policy, Imperial College Business School, and
former Chief Economist, DGCOMP, European Commission


Related discussions

Roundtable on merger control in dynamic markets

Roundtable on digital disruption in financial markets (FinTech)

Roundtable on competition issues in labour markets

Roundtable on vertical mergers in the technology, media and telecom sector

OECD work on competition, digital economy and innovation


VIDEO: Digital disruption in FinTech VIDEO: Competition issues in labour markets  
VIDEO: The welfare effects of vertical mergers    


One-day workshop for competition officials only will be held the day before this conference. For more information see:

2020 OECD Workshop on vertical mergers and vertical restraints (25 February)

2019 OECD Competition Open Day (Missed the event? Video on demand available here)

2019 G7 Conference on Competition and the Digital Economy


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