Purpose

The 9th Seoul International Competition Forum (the Forum) is held to provide platform for deepening progress of competition law, policy and advocacy. While the 12th East Asia Top Level Official’s Meeting (the Top Meeting) is organized to discuss desirable enforcement activities and share good practices on competition policy in each member authorities of competition in Southeast Asia and East Asia.

Background

The 9th Seoul International Competition Forum has been organized since 2001 to provide platform for deepening progress of competition law, policy and advocacy. In this forum, experts and authorities from prestigious academics and international organizations such as OECD will discuss and deliver on the topics related to competition policy, law, and advocacy.

The 12th East Asia Top Level Official’s Meeting has been organized annually in order to exchange views and experiences on Competition Policy and its best practices among enforcement authorities of competition in Southeast Asia and East Asia. In the meeting, high level officials from each authority make discussions on challenges they face when enforcing competitions laws and their future strategy of technical assistance.

Objectives

The forum and the top meeting will contribute to better understanding on competition law and policy and best practices in designing and implementing them (governance).

Participants

Senior officials of competition authorities or related authorities in East and Southeast Asian countries (Cambodia, PRC, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam).

Participant responsibilities

Actively join discussions and share views and experiences.

Output

  • Enhanced understanding on current status of competition policy and laws in East and Southeast Asian countries;
  • Closer cooperation to tackle the problems on competition policy among East and Southeast Asian countries particularly finding applicable solution;
  • More efficient and effective delivery of technical assistance from both standpoints of technical assistance donors and those of recipients.

How to register

By invitation only.

Language

English

Partners

Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) and Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC)

Time of event

09:30 - 18:00

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