OECD's Hannah Koep-Andrieu reports back from the DR Congo’s Copperbelt on due diligence efforts to improve conditions in cobalt and copper supply chains
Sara Court, Commissioner of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), writes about efforts to protect consumers’ interests in digital markets without stifling innovation in advance of the 2020 OECD Competition Open Day.
The active development of institutions that protect the rights of entrepreneurs began in the 90s in the European Union, United States and Australia. Only recently have similar institutions been established in the post-socialist regions of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
By Pedro Gonzaga, OECD Competition Division, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs. The topic will be discussed at a panel during the 2020 OECD Competition Open Day.* Modern competition dynamics are challenging the work of competition authorities all around the world. Merger enforcement, in particular, increasingly requires case handlers to predict the effects of complex … Continue reading Merger Enforcement in Dynamic and Innovative Markets
News of investment by a foreign multinational is usually celebrated but corporate divestments – just as break-ups – are less frequently advertised.
Leanne Kemp, Founder and CEO, Everledger; Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, Australia talks about how the OECD can contribute to the development of blockchain on the occasion of joining the OECD Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board
By Janos Barberis, Founder and CEO of SuperCharger. The topic will be discussed at the panel FinTech, BigTech and Competition during the 2020 OECD Competition Open Day. On 18 June 2019, Facebook announced the launch of Libra, a decentralised digital currency, or stablecoin. Borderless, it has the ambition to be used by 2 billion people. … Continue reading BigTech vs BigBang: Competition in Financial Services
As the presence of BigTech and FinTech firms keeps growing in financial markets, OECD's Ania Thiemann looks at what this means for competition law and policy
Blog by Jeroen Michels, Samuel Brown and Balázs Gyimesi, Public Sector Integrity Division, Directorate for Public Governance, OECD Corruption can derail us from going places – both in transport infrastructure and socio-economic development. Infrastructure is key to facilitating trade, but also to better health care and education, water supply systems, and waste treatment facilities. The … Continue reading The integrity road: fighting corruption in infrastructure in Asia-Pacific
Blog by Julio Bacio Terracino, Acting Head of the Public Sector Integrity Division, Directorate for Public Governance, OECD Today is anti-corruption day and as every year we hear a fair share of bad news. Corruption is everywhere and much more action is needed. That we know. But for a change, today let’s celebrate. Let’s cheer … Continue reading Celebrating the unsung heroes of integrity and anti-corruption: government officials