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CCC Report on Competition in the Mobile Sector in Suriname

The CARICOM Competition Commission releases its findings on preliminary research on competition in the mobile sector of Suriname.

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The Caribbean Court of Justice awarded costs to the CARICOM Competition Commission

The Caribbean Court of Justice awarded costs to the CARICOM Competition Commission in the matter of Original Jurisdiction CCJ Application No. OA 1 of 2012 between TRINIDAD CEMENT LIMITED CLAIMANT and THE COMPETITION COMMISSION DEFENDANT [2013] CCJ 2 (OJ) SUPPLEMENTARY JUDGMENT AS TO COSTS.

The judgement can be viewed here on the Caribbean Court of Justice website.

 

3rd Biennial Conference of Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers, 26-28 September 2013

The CCC was represented at the 3rd Biennial Conference of Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers meeting in Bridgetown, Barbados. The conference theme was “Equality, Justice and Caribbean Realities – The Way Forward”. Chairman Haraksingh was a plenary speaker on the topic “Integration and Migration within CARICOM: The CSME as an Instrument of transformation and change”.

CCC participates in Latin American Competition Forum (LACF), 3-4 September, 2013

Chairman Haraksingh represented the CCC at the LACF 2013 in Lima, Peru. The CCC prepared a paper for Session II: Regional Competition Agreements at the forum. The paper examined whether provisions on competition, monopolies, government subsidies and government procurement are included in bilateral or regional trade agreements (FTAs)  signed by CARICOM. The paper also addressed the challenges involved in implementing such provisions and the impediments to enforcement of these provisions in FTAs. The paper can be found here.

CCC article published in Global Competition Review magazine 2014

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JFTC to offer its expertise and experience by providing training in Competition Law and Policy to the region.

The Jamaica Fair Trading Commission provides on-site training courses in Competition law and Policy at the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

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CCC to share its experiences of being a supranational institution at the Peer-to-peer event on Competition Policy for Latin America and the Caribbean 18-19 June, 2013

The CARIOM Competition Commission will be represented at the “peer-to-peer” event in Lima on 18 – 19 June 2013. The event will be hosted by the World Bank Group in collaboration with the Peruvian Competition Authority, Indecopi.

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OECS Workshop on Competition Law, Consumer Protection and Anti-dumping – Antigua, 2-3 May, 2013

The OECS Secretariat (Secretariat) convened a meeting to discuss substantive matters pertaining to the implementation of competition, consumer protection and antidumping laws within the OECS single market. This initiative was in response to the need for OECS Member States to:

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CCC present at the Global Forum on Competition in Paris, France, 28 February – 1 March, 2013

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CARICOM represented at the OECD-IDB Latin American Competition Forum in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 18-19 September, 2012

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