The OECD holds a roundtable on competitive neutrality in competition policy

Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the roundtable discussion, the delegates’ written contributions and the Secretariat paper, the following key points emerge: 1. Competitive neutrality is important to effective competition policy and vice versa. As governments strengthening their competition laws and their enforcement actions against competition violations, it is essential that states themselves do not unduly distort or restrict the playing field. Competitive neutrality can be defined as a principle according to which all enterprises, public or private, domestic or foreign, face the same set of rules, and where government ownership or involvement in the marketplace does not confer an undue competitive advantage or disadvantage on any actual or potential market

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on competitive neutrality in competition policy, 16 June 2015, e-Competitions June 2015, Art. N° 85538

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