Category: Competition

Earlier this week, ICC launched its first Antitrust Compliance Toolkit—a practical tool for companies of all sizes looking to develop a robust antitrust compliance programme. The toolkit was launched by members of ICC’s Commission on Competition at the 5th ICC … Continue reading

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As readers of this blog may be aware, the European Commission has put forward a proposal to regulate the access of third-country goods and services to the EU procurement market. Under the terms of the draft Regulation, local authorities will … Continue reading

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Over the last few weeks representatives from the EU Commission and the Office of the US Trade Representative have held meetings in Brussels to discuss the scope of a potential EU-US Trade deal. At the end of last year, leaders … Continue reading

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Ahead of the 8th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC8), ICC UK is calling on the European Union to take a lead in championing pragmatic steps to counter trade protectionism and strengthen the multilateral trading system. The latest reports from Geneva suggest … Continue reading

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Reports of recent developments in the Office of Fair Trading’s dairy products pricing investigation have highlighted concerns about the transparency and independence of UK antitrust decisions. These concerns—essentially around “due process” in antitrust investigations—have been exacerbated in recent months by … Continue reading

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ICC UK recently submitted a response to the Government’s consultation on potentially far-reaching reforms of the UK competition regime. Our response highlights that there are a number of areas within the existing competition framework which are ripe for reform. Market … Continue reading

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ICC held a business-government roundtable at the International Competition Network annual conference in The Hague in May. At the meeting representatives from competition authorities around the world and corporate counsel discussed the role of competition policy in supporting innovation and … Continue reading

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