Good morning it is an honor to be here this morning to talk about us and eu competition policy with my good friends alex schaub and eleanor fox. Eu competition policy page 1 of 33 executive summary the aim of eu competition policy is to safeguard the correct functioning of the single market. National competition policy is formulated by the government of india with a view to achieve highest sustainable levels of economic growth, entrepreneurship, employment, higher standards of living for citizens, protect economic rights for just, equitable, inclusive and sustainable economic and social development, promote economic democracy and. Intellectual property stimulates business competition by providing means to protect diverse intangible business assets discover how ip is fundamentally pro-competitive. United nations conference on trade and development competition policy for development: a report on unctad's capacity building and technical assistance programme.
Based at the university of east anglia, the centre for competition policy incorporates economic, legal, management, political science and sociological perspectives to produce inter-disciplinary research into competition policy and regulation that has real-world policy relevance, without compromising academic rigour. Latest news on competition policy in the european union. Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email. Competition policy & law in south africa œ a key component in new economic governance published by: institute for global dialogue 8th floor, braamfontein centre. International telecommunication union 1 competition policy in telecommunications background paper eric lie strategy and policy unit international telecommunication union.
The ftc also works with several multilateral organizations to facilitate dialogue and convergence toward sound competition policy and enforcement, particularly the international competition network (icn). Advocacy and competition policy report prepared by the advocacy working group icn's conference naples, italy, 2002 international competition network. The purpose of competition policy is to regulate those business practices that restrict competition, and to limit the ability of firms to combine in such a way as to enable them to restrict competition although there had been legislation about competition in elizabethan england, modern competition policy had its origin in united states. Viewpoint public policy for the private sector the world bank group financial and private sector development vice presidency a literature review shows that competition policy reforms allow markets to work more efficiently for the benefit of consumers and.
Competition policy is about applying rules to make sure businesses and companies compete fairly with each other this encourages enterprise and efficiency, creates a wider choice for consumers and helps reduce prices and improve quality low prices for all: the simplest way for a company to gain a. The journal is a unique resource for competition experts it provides insight into the thinking of competition law enforcers while focusing on the pratical application of competition law and policy. The main aims of competition policy are to promote competition make markets work better and contribute towards improved efficiency in individual markets and. Eu and us competition policies similar objectives, different approaches eu competition policy has strict rules on state aid, whereas us legislation has no provisions in this area ec and us competition authorities cooperate on cases which affect both jurisdictions.
Competition policy in telecommunications: background paper 2 this paper has been prepared for the itu new initiatives workshop on competition policy in telecommunications, on 20-22 november 2002, in geneva. The competition policy review final report was released on 31 march 2015 and the review has concluded on 24 november 2015 the treasurer released the government response to the competition policy review and the government response on the national access regime.
Research and policy advice on competition including monopolisation, cartels, mergers, liberalisation, intervention, competition enforcement and regulatory reform. The economics of competition policy: recent developments and cautionary notes in antitrust and regulation timothy j brennan discussion paper 00-07. Definition of competition policy: government policies to prevent and reduce the abuse of monopoly power abuse of monopoly power can lead to market failure and be against the public interest. The european commission ensures that competition policy is implemented through laws contained in article 101 of the treaty on the functioning of the eu. Competition issues have been prominently featured in discussions about china's business landscape for the last several years, given the growing number of high-profile competition cases involving foreign and domestic companies.