The ICN Competition Advocacy Working Group conducts a series of seminars dedicated to topical competition advocacy issues. Presentations used by the speakers are available below.
The Competition Advocacy Experience Sharing Project acknowledges its gratitude to the seminar speakers for the highly informative presentations.
For the summary report of the 2009-2010 series of five teleseminars, click here.
Teleseminar on Competition Advocacy with Lawmakers
Slide Deck from March 28, 2011 teleseminar on Competition Advocacy with Lawmakers. Includes presentations from agency members from Chile, Poland, Zambia, Spain, Mexico and France.
Teleseminar on Competition Advocacy in the Transportation Sector
Presented on February 7, 2011 by James MacBeth, UK Office of Fair Trading; Rafael Coloma Ojeda and Marcos García Alfonso of the Comisión Nacional de la Competencia (Spain); Ralitsa Kyoseva and Nadejda Tzvetkova of the Commission on Protection of Competition, Bulgaria; Russell Pittman, US Department of Justice; Vladimir Kachalin, Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service.
Building Relationships between Competition Authority and Private Bar: The Experience of Canada
Presented on September 29, 2009 by Sheridan Scott, a partner at Bennett Jones LLP and former Canadian Commissioner of Competition; Adam Fanaki, Acting Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Mergers Branch with the Canadian Competition Bureau; and John Bodrug, partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP.
Government Involvement in Markets
Presented on November 4, 2009 by John Fingleton, Chief Executive of the UK Office of Fair Trading and Chair of the ICN Steering Group, and Chris Jenkins, Head of Competition Advocacy at the OFT.
Advocacy: The Role of International Organizations: An Example from the OECD
Presented on November 17, 2009 by Hilary Jennings, Head of Competition Outreach, OECD.
Competition in the Financial Markets: The Mexican Experience
Presented on January 14, 2010 by Ernesto Estrada, chief economist of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (CFC).
Evaluation of Competition Advocacy Efforts by Antitrust Authorities: The Experience of the Canadian Competition Bureau and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Presented by on February 2, 2010 Chris Busuttil, Director of Advocacy Coordination of the Canadian Competition Bureau, and James C. Cooper, Attorney Advisor to Commissioner William E. Kovacic, U.S. FTC.
Competition Advocacy in an Economic Downturn
Presented on January 12, 2009 by John Fingleton, Chief Executive of the UK Office of Fair Trading and Chair of the ICN Steering Group, and Chris Jenkins, Head of Competition Advocacy at the OFT
Striking Balance Between Competition Advocacy and Enforcement Activity in Solving Current Challenges to Promoting Competition in Russia
Presented on March 10, 2009 by Igor Artemjev, Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia
Competition Advocacy in Poland
Presented on April 17, 2009 by Olga Jabіonowska, Head of the International Relations Unit, Department of International Relations and Communication, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection and Marta Skrobisz, Expert, Department of International Relations and Communication, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection
The 2010-2011 Advocacy Working Group plans call for additional teleseminars. Stay tuned for announcements of more teleseminars.