The Promotion & Implementation Team is delighted to invite your agency to participate in the Virtual ICN Promotion & Implementation Workshop, co-sponsored by the Agency Effectiveness, Merger, and Unilateral Conduct Working Groups. The workshop is designed to promote greater understanding and further implementation of the ICN’s work product. It will focus on practical training by senior investigators for case handlers, using ICN work product and ITOD video training modules, and address investigative planning, developing reliable evidence, cooperation and procedural fairness in merger review and conduct cases.

Agenda & Materials

Who should attend?

We encourage junior and mid-level staff investigators, attorneys, and economists to attend the program. The training-style workshop will promote the exchange of practical experience among attendees, using hypothetical scenarios, roundtable discussions, role-plays, and breakout sessions.


Thursday, 2 September

2:00 – 3:00 pm CET

Pre-workshop Webinar

Presentation of the Hypothetical Case Study, ICN Work Product and Primer on Potential Competition

Presentation of Pre-Workshop Assignments

Thursday, 9 September

2:00 – 3:30 pm CET

Session I

Investigative Planning & Process

Thursday, 16 September

2:00 – 3:30 pm CET

Session II

Developing Reliable Evidence – Documents & Data

Thursday, 23 September

2:00 – 3:30 pm CET

Session III

Developing Reliable Evidence – Interviews

Thursday, 30 September

2:00 – 3:30 pm CET

Session IV

International Cooperation

Contact Information

For information on how to register or if you have any questions about the workshop, contact [email protected]