India to host 2018 International Competition Network annual conference
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) was selected as the host the 2018 International Competition Network (ICN) in New Delhi in March–April 2018.
By virtue of this event, CCI has also been inducted as an ex-officio member of the steering group member of the ICN for a period of 3 years. The 2017 ICN Annual Conference will be held in Portugal and will be hosted by Portuguese Competition Authority.
About International Competition Network (ICN)
- ICN is an informal international body consists of 132 members from 120 competition jurisdictions. It was established in 2001. CCI is a member of the ICN since 2003.
- It is exclusively devoted to international competition enforcement and facilitate cooperation between competition law authorities globally.
- ICN provides competition authorities with a specialised platform (informal) for addressing practical competition concerns, sharing experiences and adopting international best practices. Besides, it holds an Annual Conference which is hosted by a member competition agency.
- Its members are national competition authorities and Non-governmental Advisers (NGA) which include reputed law firms, eminent persons, and think tanks of international repute.
Categories: India Current Affairs 2017