Deputy Attorney General Jonathan Kanter to Attend OECD Competition Committee Meetings in Paris, France | Takeover bid
This week, Deputy Attorney General Jonathan Kanter of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division is in Paris, France, to participate in meetings of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Competition Committee and its workgroups.
Today, Deputy Attorney General Kanter chaired the Enforcement and Cooperation Working Group with sessions focusing on Interim Measures, Expanding Cooperation and Reviewing a Council Recommendation. OECD on bid-rigging and procurement. Later this week, Deputy Attorney General Kanter will participate in the Competition Committee roundtable focused on Market power in the digital economy.
The OECD Competition Committee includes 38 member countries and the European Union, as well as non-member participants, experts and other guests. The Committee brings together the heads of the world’s leading competition authorities for dialogue on competition policy issues, including best practices and standards, and promotes market-oriented reforms. Other panel discussions scheduled for the meeting include:
Submissions from the United States and other OECD members on these topics are available on the OECD Competition Committee website.
On June 20, Deputy Attorney General Kanter met with the President of the French Competition Authority, Benoit Coeuré, during a public forum at the Authority’s headquarters. The two leaders discussed the mutual interest of the Antitrust Division and the French Competition Authority in promoting competition in a fair global marketplace, their current priorities and the strengthening of transatlantic cooperation in enforcement. antitrust laws. The video of the meeting is available on https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/en/article/watch-replay-our-echelle-event-us-french-perspectives-competition-policy.