The OECD holds a roundtable on barriers to entry

Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the discussion at the roundtable, the delegates‘ submissions and the background paper, several key points emerge: (1) The concept of barriers to entry is important in many areas of competition law and policy, but the question of exactly what constitutes an entry barrier has never been universally resolved. Barriers to entry are important because they are relevant in virtually every kind of competition case that does not involve a per se offence. It is necessary to consider entry barriers when assessing dominance, when determining whether unilateral conduct might deter new firms from participating in a market, and when analysing

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on barriers to entry, 1 October 2005, e-Competitions October 2005, Art. N° 85710

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