The OECD holds a roundtable on the interface between competition and consumer policies

Executive summary, by the Secretariat In the Seventh Global Forum on Competition a roundtable discussion was held on the interaction between competition policy and consumer protection policy. There were two main topics in the discussion, one focusing on substance ñ how the two policies share common goals and how they complement one another ñ and one on procedure ñ institutional arrangements for enforcement of the two policies. The results are summarised below, based upon the several written submissions from delegations, the remarks of lead speakers and the discussions that followed, and the Secretariatís background note. The substantive interaction of competition policy and consumer protection (1) The two policies share a common goal: the enhancement of consumer welfare. In this way

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on the interface between competition and consumer policies, 1 February 2008, e-Competitions February 2008, Art. N° 85670

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